Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Working to understand and prevent intimate partner violence

Millan AbiNader, an assistant professor in Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, explains how she approaches social work as a “macro” social worker, and the importance of community and connection in addressing structural factors and social ecology of gender-based violence.

From the School of Social Policy & Practice

Marking a monumental death

In honor of the first anniversary of the killing of Mahsa (Jîna) Amini in Iran and the subsequent outpouring of protest, Penn will host a two-day conference on violence against women.

Kristen de Groot

In the News

Times Higher Education

‘Adversarial collaboration’ makes feuding scholars work together

Cory Clark of the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the success of the Adversarial Collaboration Project, which has brought together dozens of academics with conflicting ideological or theoretical views.


Yahoo! Finance

What Amazon’s up to $4B commitment to Anthropic could mean for AI space

Chris Callison-Burch of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on how investing in artificial intelligence is a strategic move.


Philadelphia Inquirer

SNAP recipients are denied hot food. These Penn grads found a hack with a new kind of corner store

Two recent graduates of the School of Arts & Sciences, Alex Imbot and Eli Moraru will be legally skirting federal rules that guide food stamps to offer healthy, hot food in a nonprofit corner store.


Los Angeles Times

Yes, there was global warming in prehistoric times. But nothing in millions of years compares with what we see today

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences writes that we can avoid a catastrophic trajectory for our global climate if we reduce carbon emissions substantially during the next decade.



The summer that reality caught up to climate fiction

Parrish Bergquist of the School of Arts & Sciences says that there is evidence that experiencing hot weather firsthand can have an effect on people’s concern about climate change.