SP2 ranked #8 among Schools for Social Work
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Thanks to donor support, thousands of our students, alumni, and faculty working alongside vulnerable populations to design solutions to complex social problems. Here are stories from just some of the SP2 changemakers who are fighting to create a more just and equitable world.

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Whether supporting students through our Social Justice Scholars Program or driving innovation at one of our many research centers, SP2 students, alumni, and faculty are working alongside vulnerable populations to design solutions to complex social problems.

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Cover of Slow Burn The Hidden Costs of a Warming World by SP2's R. Jisung Park

SP2’s R. Jisung Park publishes “Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World” 

In “Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World,” Dr. R. Jisung Park, an assistant professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), encourages us to view climate change through a different lens: one that focuses less on the possibility of mass climate extinction in a theoretical future, and more on the everyday implications of climate change here and now.

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SP2 ranked #8 among Schools for Social Work by U.S News & World Report

SP2 has been named #8 among Schools for Social Work in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings. This marks SP2’s highest ranking ever, and the second time that the School has appeared in the list’s top 10.

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SP2 announces Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as 2024 Commencement speaker

SP2 announced today that Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, a nationally recognized leader in HIV and health care policy and advocacy, as well as a senior leadership fellow at SP2, will deliver the School’s 2024 Commencement speech on May 18.