SP2 News

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...

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Dakota Becker MSW

Student Life

MSW Student Selected for Yale Child Study Center Fellowship

Dakota Becker, a student in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice...

Soumya Mittal

Student Life

MSSP Student Applies Data and Advocacy Skills to Child Education Development

Soumya Mittal, a student in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy...

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...

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Scott Giacommuci

Alumni Stories

DSW Alum Publishes First Book on Social Work, Sociometry, and Psychodrama Intersection

As Scott Giacomucci explains, psychodrama—a form of group psychotherapy rooted in aspects of theater, psychology, sociology, and mysticism— has, in...

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...

Sherisse Laud-Hammond

Alumni Stories

MSW Alumna Reflects on Transformative Year as Penn Women’s Center Director

In January 2019, Sherisse Laud-Hammond was named the new director of the Penn Women’s Center, a position in which she...

Image of Alicia Chatterjee

Student Life, Alumni Stories

PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence Recognizes PhD Student

Alicia Chatterjee, PhD candidate and MSW graduate at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), recently won a Pennsylvania Society...

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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...

Patrick Ammerman, a second-year Master's of Social Work student in the School of Social Policy & Practice.

Student Life, Global Engagement

Reports from the Humanitarian Crisis on the Colombian Border

No stranger to activism and with a passion for justice, Patrick Ammerman applied for a 2019 Pulitzer Center on Crisis...

Raekwon Burton

Student Life, Global Engagement

MSW Student Reflects on Transformative Experience in India

Prior to enrolling in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

Book cover

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

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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...

Charting Impact image

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

Regional COVID-19 Response Dashboard Analyzes More than $40M in Giving

The unprecedented and prolonged COVID-19 crisis led to the creation of more than a dozen shared philanthropic response funds in...

Cover image for The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s “We the People: A Philanthropic Guide to Strengthening Democracy”

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

A Philanthropic Approach to Strengthening Democracy

For the past several decades, there’s been a marked decline in how much U.S. citizens trust the country’s democratic process....

Andrew Fussner

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

SP2 Board Member Gift Leads to Lasting Impact in Case Consultation Training Series

Four years ago, Andrew Fussner, then a lecturer in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of...

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