Social Policy & Practice

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Penn Student Mentors High School Entrepreneurs in West Philadelphia
February 1, 2017
Three years ago, when, as a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, Winfred Rembert III promised himself that he’d make time to volunteer, he had no idea that promise would lead to him to marketing breakfast bars.
DATELINE: AMMAN JORDAN — Penn MSW Student Files News Reports on Syrian Refugees
November 29, 2016
Rachel Townzen embarked on a reporting project abroad this past summer that took her into the world of Syrian refugees living in Jordan. 
Penn Fels Policy Research Initiative Announces Fall Interdisciplinary Grants
November 22, 2016
The Fels Policy Research Initiative in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania has announced eight collaborative grant recipients. Each will be awarded as much as $15,000 in support of three new working groups and five conferences, designed to further interdisciplinary partnerships.
DATELINE: AMMAN JORDAN -- Penn MSW Student Files News Reports on Syrian Refugees
November 18, 2016
Rachel Townzen embarked on a reporting project abroad this past summer that took her into the world of Syrian refugees living in Jordan. 
Penn MSW Students Named Council on Social Work Education Fellows
November 14, 2016
Three master’s students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice are among 40 recipients of the Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program Youth Master’s Student award. Alexandria Okeke, Pablo David Rodriguez and Kira White have been selected to join the third cohort of CSWE “Now is the Time” students.
Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Releases 2016 Year-End Giving Guide
November 8, 2016
The holiday season is a time when many people pause to give thanks and to give to charity. The University of Pennsylvania Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released an online guide filled with “handpicked opportunities” for donors to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. The 32-page “2016 High Impact  Giving Guide” is available at http://www.impact.upenn.edu/.
School of Social Policy & Practice to Host SP2 Penn Top 10 Post-election Talk
October 26, 2016
WHO:             John L.
DHS Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa to Speak at Penn's Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research
September 27, 2016
WHO:           Cynthia Figueroa, newly appointed commissioner, Philadelphia Department of Human Services                     Debra Schilling Wolfe, Executive Director, The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
Three Veterans at the University of Pennsylvania Named 2016 Tillman Scholars
July 8, 2016
Three military veterans who are enrolled as graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania, John Schippert, Jonathan Wood and Matthew Miclette, have been appointed as 2016 Tillman Scholars through the Pat Tillman Foundation.