Articles by Shawn Srolovitz

04/13/17 12:39am
Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a seminar on inclusive teaching, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning — the group on campus charged with helping Penn instructors with their teaching and generally improving the quality of education at Penn.
04/10/17 12:55am
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
03/28/17 2:15am
Last week, my friend sent me a New York Times article about the value high school students place on leadership. Because of the perceived focus on traditional leadership in college admissions, students prioritize leadership in the vein of “political or business power” — defining leaders based on their authority and dominance.
03/14/17 2:10am
This past week, I participated in an Alternate Spring Break trip to Hendersonville, North Carolina, where we spent the week working with Housing Assistance, a local organization that helps with home repair for people in poverty. Throughout the week, we had the opportunity to help repair roofs around the community, visit local sights and eat lots of great food.
02/28/17 3:01am
I have failed in college. A lot. I’ve been rejected from more clubs than I can remember. I’ve been turned down from countless jobs.
02/26/17 11:09pm
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
02/15/17 1:37am
GROUP THINK is the DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
01/31/17 3:27am
The notion of mutual exclusivity in your education – that your studies either have to be an inch deep and a mile wide or an inch wide and a mile deep – should not exist at Penn. The width of your education refers to the range of disciplines that you study, while the depth emphasizes how much you choose to specialize.
01/30/17 8:15pm
GROUP THINK is The DP’s round table section, where we throw a question at the columnists and see what answers stick.
01/17/17 3:15am
Tuition at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2016-2017 academic year is $45,556. If you assume a course load of 4.0 credits, you’re spending over $100 per hour of class time.
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