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Engage the world, Gutmann tells 2018

(08/27/14 3:00am)

The Class of 2018 seems almost perfect — with record high SAT scores and percentages of international and minority students, they represent the top 9.9 percent of the largest application pool that the University has ever seen. But at convocation last night, Eric Furda, Penn’s dean of admissions, welcomed the new class with advice that is often hard for Ivy League students to swallow: They need to shed the need for perfection.

Q&A with Graduate School of Education professor Howard Stevenson

(02/04/14 10:50pm)

Howard Stevenson, a professor at the Graduate School of Education, published a book in January based on his research in Philadelphia schools and institutions entitled “Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference.” The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Stevenson to discuss his findings on how students, teachers and educators can resolve racial conflicts.