Stories from Global Engagement

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

DSW cohort walking in Greece.

Social Work Students Help Refugees in Europe

Student Life, Global Engagement

After an intense, trauma-focused semester of classroom learning, doctoral students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Greece as part of...

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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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