The Truth About Infidelity: Why Researchers Say It’s Time To Rethink Cheating

February 11, 2016

Edward Monte of School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted on his research into infidelity and why divorce shouldn’t be the first step.

Article Source: Globe and Mail

Why Not Tax Bullets?

February 7, 2016

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice shares his opinion on the idea of taxing gun bullets.

Article Source: The American Interest
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Jessica Bautista | PennTopTen@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-200-5506February 1, 2016

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Launches SP2 Penn Top 10

With the 2016 United States presidential election race ramping up, experts from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, or SP2, are analyzing 10 of the nation’s key social justice and policy issues ­­in a project called SP2 Penn Top 10 Social Justice & Policy Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election.

The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Social Policy Reform: A Q&A With Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo, Principal Investigators, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy

January 19, 2016

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice and John Fantuzzo of the Graduate School of Education are interviewed about starting the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Center.

Article Source: Brookings.edu
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 15, 2016

Penn Junior Sophie Beren Has People Singing and Talking

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In the midst of earning two degrees, Beren sings the praises of communication, community involvement and social change.

Sophie Beren, a junior communications major at the University of Pennsylvania, is a natural connector. 

What’s So Appealing About Obama’s Executive Actions on Guns

January 9, 2016

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares her commentary on President Obama’s executive actions on guns.

Article Source: Fortune.com

Obama’s Move on Guns May Have Only Modest Effect on Violence

January 5, 2016

Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice suggests that it is difficult to predict the impact of President Obama’s move to tighten gun-control laws.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194January 7, 2016

Penn President’s Engagement Prize Launches Effort to Empower Ghanaian Girls

The University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize gave Penn graduate Shadrack Frimpong the opportunity to fulfill a dream he had been imagining for years: opening a clinic and school for girls in his

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Media Contact:Michele Berger | mwberger@upenn.edu | 215-898-6751January 6, 2016

Penn Professor Deborah Thomas Named Editor-in-Chief of ‘American Anthropologist’

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Deborah Thomas of Arts & Sciences was appointed editor-in-chief of the prestigious American Anthropologist for her innovative thoughts on how to advance the journal.

Deborah Thomas, an anthropology professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, has been named editor-in-chief of the American Anthropological Association’s flagship journal,

Audio: How to Give

December 16, 2015

Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice talks about the most effective ways of giving.