Roethlisberger, Vick Cases Get Different Scrutiny

February 1, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on how race was a factor in the scrutiny behind professional football star cases.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

A Study Asks: What’s a Church’s Economic Worth?

February 1, 2011

Ram Cnaan of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the economic value of churches to the surrounding communities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania 2nd in Rate of Black Homicides

January 27, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses what factors might contribute to high homicide rates among African-Americans.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Women Need Not Fear: Event to Spotlight Super Bowl Hoax

January 24, 2011

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice dispels the idea that domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women.

Article Source: Red Orbit

Obama’s Speech Seen as Inspiring

January 14, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on President Obama’s encouraging words in honoring the victims of the Arizona shooting.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Obama’s Speech Seen as Inspiring

January 14, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on President Obama’s encouraging words in honoring the victims of the Arizona shooting.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

A Year After Haiti Quake, There Is a Hope Despite the Devastation

January 12, 2011

Carol McLaughlin of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy and Practice says it is important to acknowledge the progress that has been made in rebuilding Haiti.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cooking Up Change at the Charles R. Drew Public School

January 6, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares his perspective on removing the word from future reprints of the historic novel.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Penn's Stepping Up

In grateful recognition of the 103,000 donors who "stepped up" in support of Penn's Making History campaign in 2009 and 2010, the student a cappella group known as the Penny Loafers created a musical tribute to the University, starring a cast of alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.

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Wise Distributions: Moving Beyond the Giving Pledge

December 21, 2010

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy of the School of Social Policy and Practice is cited as a source for information on evidence-based giving.

Article Source: Huffington Post