Faculty & Research

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

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Three SP2 Faculty Members Receive Tenure, Discuss Future Research

Faculty & Research

Trailing a lengthy record of influential instruction and research, three faculty members from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice...

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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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Dan Treglia and a colleague

Bending the Arc: SP2 Fellow Introduces Monthly Podcast on Policy

Faculty & Research, Student Life

“The arc of the moral universe is long,” Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. famously told a crowd of marchers on...

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Student Life

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

Dan Treglia and a colleague

Bending the Arc: SP2 Fellow Introduces Monthly Podcast on Policy

Faculty & Research, Student Life

“The arc of the moral universe is long,” Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. famously told a crowd of marchers on...

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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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Pictured at the competition from left to right: Sam Margolius, Nadia Malik, Jenessa Irvine, and Blanca Castro

SP2 Students Win Policy Competition with Proposal to Prevent Opioid Disorder

Student Life

This year, Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative ran its 5th annual Public Policy Case Competition, focusing on the opioid crisis....

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Alumni Stories

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

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SP2 Alum Named Executive Director of PA Human Relations Commission

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

Chad Dion Lassiter is no stranger to discrimination – in fact, he’s spent much of his career trying to dismantle...

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Theo Brandon and Halcyon Francis chatting in the SP2 student lounge.

Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

Student Life, Alumni Stories, Gifts & Giving

Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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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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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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Gifts & Giving

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

Theo Brandon and Halcyon Francis chatting in the SP2 student lounge.

Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

Student Life, Alumni Stories, Gifts & Giving

Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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The Power of Penn SP2: A Transformational Campaign is Launched

Gifts & Giving

In April 2018, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced the launch of a comprehensive campaign for the University that will enable...

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Make a Bigger Difference with the 2018 High Impact Giving Guide

Gifts & Giving

Each year, the Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) releases a comprehensive guide designed to help donors transform generosity into...

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