SP2 News

Stories from Faculty & Research

News, Announcements, Stories, Publications, and Images from around the SP2 Community.

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Faculty & Research

“A Risk Anywhere Is A Risk Everywhere”: Jennifer Prah Ruger Shares Global Health Justice Vision

In a stirring and timely presentation for the latest Power of Penn Faculty event, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, laid out...

TJ Ghose

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

Toorjo Ghose Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to India

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Dr. Toorjo...

Heat map of SP2 field placements and internships

Faculty & Research, Student Life

New Interactive Map: The Breadth and Depth of SP2 Field Placements and Internships

Graduate students from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) have been working at more than 200 agencies and...

Amy Castro Baker speaking at a cash transfer informational session

Faculty & Research, Student Life, Alumni Stories

Guaranteed Income Increases Employment, Improves Financial and Physical Health

Results released on March 3, 2021 from the first year of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) show guaranteed income...

Hyeri Choi

Faculty & Research, Student Life

PhD Student Awarded Research Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Hyeri Choi, a PhD candidate at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), has received a significant research grant...

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...

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Faculty & Research

Jennifer Prah Ruger Named Hastings Center Fellow

Two faculty from the University of Pennsylvania, Scott D. Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine and Jennifer Prah Ruger of the School of Social Policy & Practice,...

2021 Annual Giving guide cover

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

2021 Annual Guide: High Impact Giving in the Age of COVID

COVID-19 made 2020 a year like no other. Infections and hospitalizations continue to spike. The most effective, widely implemented tool...

Caster building

Faculty & Research, Student Life

School of Social Policy & Practice Launches SP2 Social Justice Scholars Program

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has established the first ever SP2 Social Justice Scholars Program, geared towards...