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  • MSW Alumna Reflects on Transformative Year

    Sherisse Laud-Hammond is the first Black woman and woman of color to serve as the director of the Penn Women’s Center.

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  • NPL Student Founds Nonprofit Consulting Agency

    Olivia Welsh, after submatriculating into the NPL program, founded Marigold Strategies in the midst of the pandemic.

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  • Jennifer Prah Ruger Named Hastings Center Fellow

    Hastings Center Fellows deepen public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, science, and technology.

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Degree Programs & Study Opportunities

Penn Social Policy & Practice prepares students to address micro and macro societal problems at the local, national, and international levels.

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Sherisse Laud-Hammond

Alumni Stories

MSW Alumna Reflects on Transformative Year as Penn Women’s Center Director

Last year, Sherisse Laud-Hammond was named the new director of the Penn Women’s Center, a position in which she is...

Olivia Welsh

Student Life

Going All In: NPL Student Founds Nonprofit Consulting Agency

Let’s say that you’re a student, and you’ve just completed your undergraduate studies in the midst of a massive global...

Dennis Culhane, PhD

Faculty & Research

SP2 Professor Opens Spring 2021 Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series

The Spring 2021 programming of the Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series opened with a talk by Dennis P. Culhane, PhD, Professor...

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Student Life, Alumni Stories

PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence Recognizes PhD Student

Alicia Chatterjee, PhD candidate and MSW graduate at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), recently won a Pennsylvania Society...

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