Stories from Faculty & Research

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

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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SP2 Professor Talks Gun Violence Prevention at March for Science

Faculty & Research

Susan B. Sorenson, professor of social policy at the School of Social Policy & Practice and director of the Ortner Center on Violence...

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Ezekiel Dixon-Roman at his book launch and discussion in fall 2017.

SP2 Associate Professor Named Recipient of Outstanding Book Award

Faculty & Research

The results are in and the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Outstanding Book Award goes to associate professor Ezekiel Dixon-Román,...

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Dan Treglia meeting to discuss StreetChange strategies

Smartphones to Permanent Homes: Revolutionizing the Way We Donate

Faculty & Research

According to Project H.O.M.E., a Philadelphia advocacy organization committed to ending poverty and homelessness, on a single night in January...

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Dr. Ioana Marinescu speaking about universal basic income at an SP2 event.

Research Shows Giving People Gov’t Check Does Not Discourage Work

Faculty & Research

Alaska residents get a government check every year from a state fund that was created from oil revenues. assistant professor...

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Dr. Toorjo Ghose, Calvin Bland, & Dean John L. Jackson, Jr.

New Leaders for Penn Futures Project

Faculty & Research

The Deans of the School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), the Graduate School of Education (GSE), and the School of Social...

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