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Jul 10

Choi Wins PECASE Award

July 10, 2019
Fellow News

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.

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Jul 10

Fellow Sean Joe Discusses Suicide Prevention

July 10, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Research

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.

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Jul 10

Ssewamala Named As Cancer Site Member

July 10, 2019
Fellow News

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.

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Jun 13

AASWSW Livestream Policy Briefing Video

June 13, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Policy

Fellows Ron Avi Astor, Sean Joe and Marleen Wong were among the researchers and experts from around the country who spoke at the Academy’s June 12 congressional briefing, The Impact of Weapons and Violence on Schools and Surrounding Communities.  The group, including Parkland survivor Lauren Hogg, discussed current scientific data surrounding the pressing need for

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Jun 12

Franklin and Zayas Named As Influential Faculty

June 12, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Academy Fellows Cynthia Franklin and Luis Zayas were recently recognized by the Journal of Social Service Research.  The two were named 100 most influential contemporary social work faculty based upon their scholarship and impact of publications.  Franklin is the Associate Dean for Doctoral Education at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work (University of Texas

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Jun 3

Choi Wins Texas Award

June 3, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields, Research

Academy Fellow and Steve Hicks School of Social Work (University of Texas at Austin) Gerontology Chair Namkee Choi was recently named a Texas Health and Human Services Commission award winner for research on therapy for older adults. Read more.

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May 16

Weapons and School Violence Policy Briefing

May 16, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings, Policy, Practice Fields, Research

Weapons and school violence are the topics of a Congressional briefing  sponsored by AASWSW, the National Academy of Education and the American Educational Research Association.  The Capitol Hill briefing will take place 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. June 12 in Rayburn Building 2261, Washington, DC., and will inform policy makers on the impact of weapons and school

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May 14

Fredricksen-Goldsen on LGBTQ Social Isolation

May 14, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Fellow Karen Fredricksen Goldsen puts social isolation of older adults in the same category as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. She calls social isolation a public health issue and is one the first scholars to research senior members of the LGBTQ community and their social isolation. In this recent Seattle Times article, Fredricksen Goldsen tackles

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May 13

AASWSW Annual Webinar Slides

May 13, 2019
Events, Meetings

AASWSW hosted its annual webinar on May 13. If you missed it, click here for a copy of the presentation: 2019 AASWSW Business Meeting_Master Deck 2019 05.08 final final.

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May 1

2020 Fellows Nominations Now Open

May 1, 2019
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Nominations are now open for AASWSW’s Class of 2020 Fellows.  Nominations may only be made by current Fellows or Fellows Emeriti.  Deadline for nominations is August 1, 2020. See AASWSW Membership for nominations form, criteria and informational guidelines.

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