Campus & Community

Play Ball!

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.  

Jill DiSanto



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December

The Arthur Ross Gallery is host to “Citizen Salon,” a crowd-sourced exhibition of works chosen by Philadelphia’s art community. The show will be on display through March 24.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

For democracy to flourish, we must fight the assault on free press

In an op-ed, President Amy Gutmann wrote about the role of journalism and free speech in democracy. “I am grateful for journalists who go to work every day to champion open inquiry and constitutional democracy. In many ways, these days are darker than we have seen in some time. But every day, you go to work on behalf of free speech and honest and open inquiry,” she wrote.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

The 2018 Inquirer Industry Icons Awards

President Amy Gutmann was among those honored for outstanding business leadership with a 2018 Industry Icon Award.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Philly’s newest Rhodes Scholar is public school kid who overcame a devastating loss

Senior Anea Moore of Philadelphia was profiled for her academic accomplishments. Moore has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and will be studying public policy at the University of Oxford after she graduates from Penn.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Amy Gutmann: Penn’s long-serving president seeks to bridge the divide

President Amy Gutmann is among the five new inductees to the Inquirer Business Hall of Fame. Trustees board chair David Cohen said of President Gutmann: “Any topic you want to pick, that you want to judge the president of the University of Pennsylvania on, and she has knocked the ball out of the park in every single one of them.”

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