• Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque
  • Diplomas on the SP2 commencement table.
  • NPL Student Erik Larson
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  • SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

    International immersion experiences offer students the chance to engage with complex social issues outside of the United States.

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  • 2019 Social Policy & Practice Awards

    The award winners will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at SP2 Commencement on Monday, May 19th.

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  • NPL Student Helps Drive LGBTQ Inclusion Initiatives

    For Erik Larson, Philadelphia has proven to be the perfect place to cultivate and enact his commitment to social impact work.

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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.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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