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AJ Ortiz

Student Life

MSSP Partners with CHILD USA to Offer Social Science Fellowship Program

The Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) has partnered...

Vet students listen to instructor

Student Life

Penn SP2, Penn Vet Develop Dual Degree Program

Interdisciplinary education is the bedrock of new academic programs forming at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn...

Black Lives Matter sign

Student Life

Message to the SP2 Community, August 27, 2020

Dear Members of the SP2 Community, Again, another appalling tragedy. The unnecessary and tragic shooting of Jacob Blake, the subsequent demonstrations,...

March on Washington 1963

Faculty & Research, Student Life

SP2 Associate Professor Organizes Community Trip to March on Washington

On August 28, 1963, nearly a quarter-million people gathered near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the March on Washington for...

Linya (Leah) Liu

Student Life

MSSP+DA Student Launches Remote Healthcare Kickstarter Project During COVID-19

For Linya Liu, MSSP ’21, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit very close to home. Liu, who goes by Leah, hails...

Cover of Tell Me How It Ends

Faculty & Research, Student Life

One Book, One SP2: Tell Me How It Ends

This summer, the entire School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) community is being asked to engage in a collective...

Caster building

Student Life

June 25, 2020 Message to the SP2 Community

Dear SP2 Students and Alumni, A group of students and alumni has circulated an open letter and petition addressed to me,...

Philadelphia skyline

Student Life

Philanthropy Class Provides $55K in Grants to Local Nonprofits Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As safety measures around the COVID-19 pandemic halted all on-campus activity at Penn, Doug Bauer and Greg Goldman— like many...

Caster building

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Reflecting on Juneteenth

  Dear SP2 Community, In honor of Juneteenth, Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice will join with the rest of the...