Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Educational apartheid and institutional racism are the recipes for self-destruction.”
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Toorjo Ghose, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, presented his research at an invitation-only national UNAIDS conference in Washington, D.C., Jan.
The Continuing Fight Against Gun Violence: Can Smart Guns Keep Your Kid From Becoming the Next Adam Lanza?
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy and Practice is interviewed about the American Psychological Association’s report on the causes of gun violence.
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice is quoted about veteran homelessness.
Phyllis Solomon, a researcher and professor in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the Distinguished Career Achievement Award at the 18th Annual Society for Social Work and Research
During the past five years, the number of international students at the University of Pennsylvania has seen record growth at the undergraduate and the graduate level.
Penn is among the top destinations for international students from around the world seeking to study in the United States. Currently, the University hosts 5,751 international students from 137 different countries, including China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Taiwan and Singapore.
Susan Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice says, "If we want to prevent gun violence, we have to look at the gun, use of the gun, circumstances under which a gun was used and how that gun was obtained. And we're going to need to involve a variety of sectors.”
In trying to predict mass shootings, there is no reliable psychological profile or set of warning signs that can help to identify shooters, according to “Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention and Policy,” a comprehensive report issued today by the American Psychological Associa