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John L. Jackson Jr. Named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at PennJohn L. Jackson Jr. Named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice. His new position will become effective July 1.

Jackson, who has primary appointments in the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences, as well as a secondary appointment in the School of Social Policy & Practice, is a noted cultural anthropologist who has written and taught about the impact of mass media on urban life, globalization and the remaking of ethnic and racial diasporas, and racialization and media technology. Read more...

Upcoming Events

April
16
“Climate smART: Artists Respond to Climate Changes”
presented by SP2 and Honoring the Future
International House
South America Room
3701 Chestnut Street
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
In its mission to educate and empower the public in order to meet the challenge of climate change, “Honoring the Future”* showcases the climate-related work of America’s top contemporary artists.
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May 16- 18

Alumni Weekend 2014
You are cordially invited to return to campus, reconnect with classmates, and meet graduates from other years and degree programs while enjoying a fun and festive atmosphere at the School of Social Policy & Practice Alumni Weekend May 16 – 18, 2014.
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May 29-30 National Summit on Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
Penn SP2
Philadelphia, PA
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SP2 News Break

Nikki Giovanni to deliver SP2 Commencement Address

CHIP's Katherina Rosqueta to Speak at TEDxPhiladelphia

MSWs' Winning Idea Could Save Tax Payers $140M Annually

New Specialization Trains Experts in Child Welfare & Well-being

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SP2 in the News

TEDx: ‘Kat’ Rosqueta on Innovative Philanthropy for as Little as $5
Philly.com, March 28, 2014
Katherina Rosqueta of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy is featured for her participation in the upcoming TEDxPhiladelphia and innovative philanthropy.

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