Jill DiSanto manages media relations efforts for the School of Social Policy & Practice; the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research; and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Her beats also include Naval ROTC battalion, the African-American Resource Center, history, political science, College Houses (dorms), the Division of Public Safety, and the Office of Government & Community Affairs. Her student feature stories showcase the Center for Undergraduate Research, community engagement activities, and the experience of students who identify as first-generation, low-income, or FGLI.
A novel history: Penn doctoral student uncovers first bill of sale for Jane Austen work
While digging through the Royal Archives in the U.K., Nick Foretek, a second-year doctoral student, made a surprising discovery: The Prince Regent paid 15 shillings to buy the first copy of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility.”
Each summer, faculty and staff members from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania bring their sense of cooperation and collaboration onto the softball field. No matter their skill level, the players enjoy some active time together and the opportunity to strengthen their partnerships during a few sunny afternoons at Penn Park. These SP2 summer softball games have been happening since 2013.
Perspectives on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
On July 9th, Brett Kavanaugh was announced as President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee. Penn faculty provide their analyses of the nomination.