Stories from Faculty & Research

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Three SP2 Faculty Members Receive Tenure, Discuss Future Research

Faculty & Research

Trailing a lengthy record of influential instruction and research, three faculty members from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice...

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Werner-Lin to Discuss Genetic Testing, Lead Oncology Social Work Program

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

This year, Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, AM, EdM, LCSW, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy &...

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Bending the Arc: SP2 Fellow Introduces Monthly Podcast on Policy

Faculty & Research, Student Life

“The arc of the moral universe is long,” Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. famously told a crowd of marchers on...

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SP2 Alum Named Executive Director of PA Human Relations Commission

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

Chad Dion Lassiter is no stranger to discrimination – in fact, he’s spent much of his career trying to dismantle...

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SP2 Dean Discusses Race in America in New 6abc Documentary

Faculty & Research

Last year, 6abc reporter Nydia Han posted a Facebook video that went viral. In it, Han describes an interaction with...

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SP2 and PennDesign Offer Dual Master’s in Fine Arts and Social Work

Faculty & Research

The School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has joined forces with PennDesign to offer the nation’s first dual master’s...

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Youth Matters: Philly

Youth Matters: Philly Gives Youth Instant Access to Resources

Faculty & Research

The internet is not just used for shopping and social media. Fortunately, it is also being utilized to make the...

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2018 Social Policy & Practice Awards

Faculty & Research

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) Awards. The following individuals will be...

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Samira Ali Awarded $5 Million Grant for Work on HIV/AIDS

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

If you told Samira Ali that she would end up in Houston, Texas, her hometown, doing the research work that...

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