Stories from Global Engagement

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

Dr. Allison Werner-Lin teaches a class

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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An image of SP2 students and instructors during a course entitled, "Whose Colony?" in May 2018.

Home in Havana: Two Weeks Teaching Social Policy to Penn Students

Student Life, Global Engagement

The following chronicle was written by Azahara Palomeque, a poet, writer, and Associate Director of the Master of Science in Social...

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Joshua Jordan in front of the School of Social Policy & Practice

Policy Lab Research Assistant to Teach in India via Fulbright Program

Global Engagement

Joshua Jordan, a recent Penn grad, was awarded a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach English at the...

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Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Jerri Bourjolly along with students who traveled to Finland

Social Work from a Global Perspective

Student Life, Global Engagement

“When you work internationally, social work has different meanings and relevance,” said Stanley Witkin, President of the Global Partnership for...

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Changing the World We Live in

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

Fostering global engagement is more important than ever. With that in mind, renowned faculty experts and graduate students at Penn’s...

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MSW student Rachel Zelouf in Botswana.

MSW Student Teaches Life Skills to Youth in Botswana

Student Life, Global Engagement

In a blog post, master’s student Rachel Zelouf of the School of Social Policy & Practice describes getting settled in...

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Ezekiel Dixon-Roman teaching a course, writing on a chalkboard.

Professor Delivers Keynote in London, Discusses Predictive Policing

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

“Algorithmic Legal Reasoning as Racializing Assemblages and Alternative Futures” SP2 Associate Professor Ezekiel Dixon-Román, PhD, recently delivered a keynote address at...

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MSSP students in front of the Constitution Center

A Banner Year for the MSSP Program

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

Within an overarching strategic vision of academic excellence, the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program has had a...

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Dr. Zvi Gellis speaks at the University of Hong Kong

SP2 Professor Addresses Geriatric Depression and Mental Health in Hong Kong

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

This spring, School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Dr. Zvi Gellis delivered a keynote speech to over 350 participants...

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