Policy, Politics and Social Change

Policy, Politics and Social Change participants will explore topics of policy and political interest and how societal concerns get translated into policy and practice through formal and informal discussions, speakers representing diverse multi-disciplinary perspectives from within Penn and the broader community and ‘hands-on’ volunteer experiences.

Contact information: J. "Sandy" Sanford Schwartz, MD, former Fisher-Hassenfeld Faculty Director,  schwartz@wharton.upenn.edu

To Apply to this Program:

Submit an online housing application and list this program as one of your top two choices.  You're required to submit an essay as part of the Residential Program application process. Follow the essay prompt as indicated in the application.
 
The essay questions are: 1) Describe the communication topic and/or question that interests you the most; and 2) Detail any academic, extracurricular, or social activities that you’ve participated in that involve critical engagement with mass media and/or the field of communications.
 
You can also visit the Residential Program page for additional information.