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  • Inaugural cohort of SP2 Social Justice Scholars: Paloma Brand, Skye Horbrook, and Gianni Morsell
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  • A Message from the Dean: Reflecting on Juneteenth

    All members of the SP2 community are encouraged to commemorate and contemplate the significance of the holiday on June 19th.

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  • The Inaugural SP2 Social Justice Scholars Program Cohort

    The inaugural cohort of three SP2 Social Justice Scholars will bring unique and varied backgrounds and passions to SP2.

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  • SP2 Commencement and 2021 Award Winners

    Congratulations to our graduating SP2 Class of 2021 and this year’s outstanding award winners!

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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

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Faculty & Research

Faculty Tribute: SP2 Professor, Ortner Center Director Susan B. Sorenson Retiring in 2021

School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) professor Susan B. Sorenson, PhD, is taking early retirement at the end of...

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Faculty & Research

Faculty Tribute: SP2 Professor Mark Stern Retiring in 2021

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) Professor Mark J. Stern will retire effective July 1, 2021. Professor Stern,...

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Faculty & Research, Student Life

Reflecting on Juneteenth

A Message from Dean Sally Bachman, PhD: As we approach Juneteenth, I am writing to encourage all members of Penn’s School...

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Faculty & Research

Faculty Tribute: SP2 Associate Professor Roberta Rehner Iversen Retiring in 2021

Roberta (Bobbie) Iversen, PhD, MSS, an associate professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), is retiring at...

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