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Rising 11th graders in the Provost Summer Mentorship Program at Penn spend a month on campus diving into the professional fields of dentistry, medicine, law, nursing, and engineering.
Hundreds of regional junior high and high school students visited Penn’s campus in early January to beat the winter blues—and reds—by watching physics demonstrations about lights and waves.
In a seminar co-taught by Herman Beavers and Suzana Berger, undergraduates work alongside Sayre High School students and West Philadelphia residents to study the works of August Wilson.
Penn GSE’s Rand Quinn offers an overview on the state of vouchers under the Trump administration and new research on Americans’ views.
The two-time Penn alumnus and staff member at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships has been selected as a TIAA Difference Maker 100 honoree for his efforts to improve nutrition for the young people of West Philadelphia.
Wharton’s Ashley Swanson discusses her research on the gender gap among high-achieving math students.
The Netter Center for Community Partnerships helps high school students from West Philadelphia develop their strengths and interests through Leaders of Change, a University-Assisted Community Schools program.
The planned building expansion for the Graduate School of Education adds more than just space: It brings a new approach to building design to accommodate new technologies and spaces for collaboration.
The Summer Mentorship Program introduces first-generation and under-represented high school students in Philadelphia to higher education possibilities, including Penn Dental School's four-week immersion program that includes hands-on experience and mentorship with current dental students.
As part of the SMASH Wharton program, 35 students live and breathe college life in the summer, staying for three years in Harnwell College House and taking classes at Huntsman Hall.
At a conference for “Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education,” Sigal R. Ben-Porath of the Graduate School of Education joined a panel discussion on free speech, stating that institutions are first and foremost obligated to foster inclusive environments for their students.
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Howard C. Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education proposed implementing “racial sensitivity training” for staff and faculty at institutions of higher learning in order to better support students of color.
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