The Grand Challenges for Social Work is hosting its third annual Western Consortium meeting on September 13, 2019. The group will convene at Colorado State University to explore curriculum development, ideas for internship and community service and other ways to implement the Grand Challenges. The University of Washington is partnering with Colorado State University in
The Academy regrets the passing of inaugural Fellow Barbara White. Dean White led the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin for 18 years.
Berkeley (CA) City Council member Ben Bartlett recently presented USC Dean of Social Work Jeffrey Edleson with a city proclamation honoring his accomplishments and service.
Assisted living facilities are now adding nurses and doctors to their staff by legislative policy. Aging and assisted living expert Fellow Sheryl Zimmerman shares research in this discussion on assisting and federal oversight.
CBD stores are sweeping the nation, and in this op-ed from Fellow Ron Manderscheid, he makes the argument for FDA approval on CBD. Read more here on this topical national issue.
University of Texas at Austin professor and Fellow Namkee Choi is the winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor given by the United States government to scientists and engineers beginning their research careers. Read more.
Watch Fellow Sean Joe testify about the importance of preventing suicide: It’s up to adults, teachers, and professionals to “recognize the humanity in our young people.” Joe was among 5 panelists who discussed weapons and community violence at the recent Academy sponsored policy briefing.
Congratulations to Fellow Fred Ssewamala, who recently was invited to become a member of the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For more information about the center, click here.