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Configuring a ‘road map’ for neuroscience and business

The Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s second conference, held last week on campus, took a dive into the legal, ethical, and societal implications for neuroscience and business.
Twitter | February 08, 2018

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Penn’s Ezekiel Emanuel Named $1M 2018 Dan David Prize Laureate

Globally renowned bioethicist Ezekiel J. Emanuel, the University of Pennsylvania’s Vice Provost of Global Initiatives and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn, has been named a 2018 Dan David Prize Laureate. Emanuel will receive the award at the Dan David Prize Award Ceremony May 6, at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Penn News | February 07, 2018

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John Jackson Named Dean of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication

John L. Jackson Jr. has been named dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Penn News | February 06, 2018

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Unpacking the forces that drive health disparities

Four Penn Integrates Knowledge Professors will discuss health disparities through an interdisciplinary lens
Penn Current | November 12, 2017

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New research from Dorothy Roberts argues for abolitionist approach to criminal law

Penn Law | September 05, 2017

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Rooting out Flawed Genetic Classifications—and the Racial Bias Behind Them

penn news | June 14, 2017

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New Fellowships Will Support Research to Benefit At-risk Men and Boys of Color

penn news | June 09, 2017

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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Appointed 19th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

penn news | February 28, 2017

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Penn School of Social Policy & Practice MOOC: ‘Top 10 Social Issues for First 100 Days’

Penn News | February 20, 2017

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What's Race Got to Do with Medicine?

npr | February 10, 2017

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Impact of Trump Presidency in Our Area

twitter | November 11, 2016

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Moving Past The Ivory Tower: Penn Social Change Agents Impel America to Action

huffington post | September 25, 2016

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Beth Simmons Begins Tenure as PIK Professor

penn news | July 12, 2016

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SP2's 'Penn Top 10' Social Justice & Policy Issues Site Goes Live

twitter | May 10, 2016

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Ending Homelessness

Twitter | April 15, 2016

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Is There a Racial 'Care Gap' in Medical Treatment?

PBS News Hour | April 05, 2016

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Four PIK Professors among Interdisciplinary Grant Recipients

Penn News | April 04, 2016

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Master of Social Work: The 21st Century's J.D.

inside higher ed | February 25, 2016

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Penn Futures Project: Investing in Children & Communities

twitter | February 18, 2016

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Making Math Concepts Accessible, and Scientific Pursuits Possible, for even the Most Math-averse

philly voice | January 06, 2016

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The Long History of Racial Surveillance

The hill | January 04, 2016

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Black Filmmakers Confront the ‘Burden of Representation’

broad street review | August 03, 2015

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The New Biopolitics of Race, Genetics, and Health

twitter | July 14, 2015

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Talking & Living Race, Religion, & Social Justice

twitter | June 16, 2015

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Is Race a Social Invention?

Dorothy Roberts and Jonathan Marks examine whether race is a social invention, and the consequences of categorizing race biologically.
twitter | June 16, 2015

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Race, Memory, & Justice: A Dialogue about Philadelphia's Next Monument

twitter | May 28, 2015

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Robert Ghrist wins Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

twitter | April 23, 2015

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Violence at the Urban Margins

Edited by three leading contemporary scholars of violence, Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Violence at the Urban Margins penetrates the dynamics of violence in marginalized neigbhorhoods across the Americas.
Oxford University Press | April 06, 2015

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Future of Social Change Tour Draws West Coast Alumni & Prospects

twitter | April 03, 2015

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Roberts Wins Prestigious ACLS Fellowship for Study on Interracial Marriage

penn law news | March 09, 2015

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What It Feels Like to Be a Black Professor

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Dean John Jackson Jr. of Social Policy & Practice writes about the black-professor experience and the need to be “twice as good.”
twitter | January 27, 2015

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Roberts Named Recipient of Fuller Award Honoring Her Achievements for the Black Community

Penn Law professor Dorothy E. Roberts has been named the recipient of the 2015 Solomon Carter Fuller Award by the American Psychiatric Foundation. The award honors a black citizen who has pioneered in an area which has significantly benefited the quality of life for black people.
penn law news | January 26, 2015

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Robert Ghrist's Online Class Brings Single Variable Calculus to Life for Thousands of Students

This course provides a brisk, challenging, and dynamic treatment of differential and integral calculus, with an emphasis on conceptual understanding and applications to the engineering, physical, and social sciences.
coursera | January 13, 2015

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SP2 Hosts Namseoul University Students

twitter | January 05, 2015

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The Power of Online Learning

Robert Ghrist talks about building a calculus course for the world.
coursera | December 12, 2014

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PennLaw & Africana Studies Faculty Hold Panel Discussion on Ferguson Decision

twitter | December 01, 2014

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Lessons from Ferguson

Dean John Jackson and Ezekiel Dixon-Román of Social Policy & Practice address "the complicated calculus of opportunities, outcomes, and common goals" that constitute the terms "fairness" and "equality."
Philadelphia Inquirer | December 01, 2014

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Impolite Conversations: Broaching Taboo Subjects to Get to the Heart of Race Relations in America

John Jackson and his Impolite Conversations co-author, Cora Daniels, discuss the critical importance of talking about socially taboo subjects such as race, politics, sex, money, and religion.
MSNBC | October 01, 2014

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Future of Social Change Tour Offers SP2 Alumni and Prospects the Chance to Network, Learn, and Serve

Penn news | September 25, 2014

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Penn Dean John L. Jackson Jr. Takes His Message on the Road

In the “Future of Social Change” tour, John L. Jackson Jr., new dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will visit 10 cities across the United States, beginning with a launch event Friday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk.
Penn News | September 04, 2014

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Penn’s Open Learning Opens Doors on Campus and Around the World

Through its Open Learning initiative, the University of Pennsylvania is dramatically transforming the who, what, when and where of learning, making the resources of higher education accessible to millions more people than ever before.
Penn News | August 05, 2014

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MOOCs Won't Replace Business Schools - They'll Diversify Them

Blog post by Gayle Christensen, Brandon Alcorn and Ezekiel Emanuel
Harvard Business Review | June 24, 2014

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Launching the Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences

Penn has launched a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using tools of the digital age.
Almanac | May 07, 2014

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Dorothy Roberts: A Matter of Reproductive Justice

Dorothy Roberts reflects on Row v Wade at 40.
May 07, 2014

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Explore Neuroethics with Jonathan D. Moreno

Neuroethics might well be the most rapidly growing area within bioethics; indeed, in some respects neuroethics has grown as an independent field, with its own journals, professional society and institutional centers.
Coursera | April 24, 2014

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Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later

In August, four months after Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng started the online education company Coursera, its free college courses had drawn in a million users, a faster launching than either Facebook or Twitter.
NY Times | January 06, 2013