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Faculty & Research

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Dr. Phyllis Solomon Joins 2015 Class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research

Faculty & Research

This month, distinguished professor and researcher Dr. Phyllis Solomon was invited to join the 2015 class of Fellows of the...

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Dr. Chao Guo Named Penn Fellow

Faculty & Research

Congratulations to Dr. Chao Guo, associate professor of nonprofit management at the School of Social Policy & Practice. Guo recently...

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Report to Congress: Penn Researchers Find Homelessness Is Declining

Faculty & Research

Homelessness across the United States continues to decline, according to a new report toCongress co-authored by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania...

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Student Life

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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The DSW Revamped: New Virtual Space, Same World-Class Education

Student Life

They’re successful, award-winning program directors, clinicians, researchers, faculty and social work practitioners. They are changing the future of social work...

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Dean John Jackson takes SP2’s expertise on 11-city U.S. tour

Student Life

“The Future of Social Change Tour attempts to bring alumni, prospective students, and other people together in one room to...

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For Penn Graduate Student Cherae McWilliams, a Field Placement Opens New Doors

Student Life

Cherae McWilliams believes in the human capacity for resilience. As a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy &...

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Alumni Stories

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Make a Movie, Make a Difference

Alumni Stories

"People can relate to stories and empathize when they see faces," Melissa Skolnick, MSW'12 explained. Since graduating, Skolnick has used this...

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Examining Societal Connection Between Blackness and Criminality

Alumni Stories

Casey Bohrman, MSW'03, PhD'13, Assistant Professor of Social Work at West Chester University examines the societal connection between blackness and criminality...

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Turning Adversity into Action

Alumni Stories

At the heart of social change is the ability to turn adversity into action Kimmie Weeks, NPL’08, a survivor of...

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Global Engagement

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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UPDATE: The Future of Social Change Tour

Global Engagement

Since Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. launched the Future of Social Change Tour in September, more than 600 alumni, volunteers,...

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Five Years of Exchange

Global Engagement

This summer the School of Social Policy & Practice welcomed five Chinese exchange students from Bejing Normal University (BNU). The program,...

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Experiencing Social Change from a Grassroots Perspective

Global Engagement

While most of the Penn community was ringing in the New Year, a group of students led by Dr. Femida...

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Gifts & Giving

Articles, News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, Images and Social Media from around the SP2 Community.

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Penn Says ‘Thank You!’ to Donors & Friends

Gifts & Giving

The Honorable Kathleen O’Ferrall Friedman, SW’69, knows that a leading school of social work makes a positive impact on the...

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Taking Ideas to the Next Level

Gifts & Giving

NPL candidate Casey Combs said his experience at the Schwartz Family Penn Social Impact House took his idea for a...

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A Message from Dean Jackson, Future of Social Change Kickoff in Philadelphia

Gifts & Giving

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. invites the SP2 community to attend one of the Future of Social Change Tour events.  Register today...

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