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  1. Understanding Licensure »

    October 20, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Michelle Woods demystifies licensure.

  2. Research Center for Group Dynamics: Social Media and Violent Behavior »

    October 20, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

    For some 65 years the Research Center for Group Dynamics has had a seminar series in Fall and Winter terms to examine issues of individual and group behavior from a psychological perspective.  This Fall, their faculty is focusing on social media and asking whether the widespread use of social media changes our understanding of human behavior in important ways.

    The series is organized by Scott Campbell from Communication Studies, with assistance from Oscar Ybarra and Ethan Kross in Psychology.  The talks are on Mondays, 3:30 - 5 PM and the opening seminar is Monday, September 15.  The talks are open to all.

    “Social Media and Violent Behavior”

    Desmond Patton, School of Social Work

    Rowell Huesmann, Communication Studies and Psychology

  3. Miami (Coral Gables) Idealist Grad Fair »

    October 20, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Stop by the Graduate School Fair to speak with an admissions representative about U-M's MSW and PhD programs. The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. For more info. go to:

  4. SSW Meeting - Search Committee »

    October 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

  5. SSW Meeting - Curriculum Committee »

    October 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

  6. Study Abroad Info Session for CASC minors  »

    October 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Join Dr. Larry Gant to learn more about spring study abroad opportuntities in Amsterdam and Berlin. The study abroad trip will look at comparative policies and services to enhance community participation and well-being. Learn more about the program here.

  7. MSW Info Session: Macro Focus, for CASC Preferred Admissions »

    October 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Come and join us for this information session on macro level  programs. The focus of this session is on the Jewish Communal Leadership Program, the Global Activity Scholarship Program, Community Based Initiatives, and the National Community Scholarship Program. Please note, this event is only open to declared CASC minors who are interested in the preferred admissions program. 

  8. MSW/PhD Prospective Student Webinar »

    October 21, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    This session will provide the opportunity to learn more about the University of Michigan School of Social Work MSW and PhD Programs. Topics covered will include: MSW Curriculum, Dual Degree Programs, Application Process, Financial Aid, and more. 

    The session will be interactive, allowing participants to ask any questions that they have.

    Click here to RSVP »

  9. Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Social Justice  »

    October 21, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    In celebration of Open Access Week, October 20 - 26, 2014, the University Library will be hosting an Edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia content on topics related to social justice. Update current content in Wikipedia or help to create new articles related to this broad topic. Wikipedia editing beginners are welcome along with those who have experience editing Wikipedia content. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. 

    Registration is recommended for this event. 

    To provide more time to create content please create your own Wikipedia account prior to this event. Information on creating an account and introductory tutorials are available on the Wikipedia at the University of Michigan guide

  10. Empowering Survivors of Human Trafficking and their Communities of Origin »

    October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Hear from three practitioners about the work being done to address the causes and results of human trafficking and child exploitation. A Q & A session will follow the presentation. Dinner will be provided.

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