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  1. Larry M. Gant
    Professor Larry Gant Supports Heidelberg Project on NPR

    Professor Larry Gant talks with NPR about Tyree Guyton's outdoor art installation in Detroit.

  2. H. Luke  Shaefer
    Luke Shaefer's Op-ed on Food Stamps is Published

    Assistant Professor Luke Shaefer's op-ed on food stamps is published in the Bangor Daily News.

    • November 27, 2013
  3. Joseph P. Ryan
    Joseph Ryan Receives Award from the State of Illinois DHS

    Associate Professor Joseph Ryan has just received an award from the State of Illinois Department of Human Services to continue evaluation activities for the State of Illinois's Alcohol and Drug Abuse program.  

    • November 15, 2013
  4. Mary C. Ruffolo
    Mary Ruffolo Receives Award from National Council for Behavioral Health

    Associate Professor Mary Ruffolo received an award from the The National Council for Behavioral Health. She will work with the National Council to develop an instrument to evaluate the effectiveness of learning communities.

    • November 15, 2013
  5. Sue Ann Savas
    Sue Ann Savas Presents at APPAM National Conference

    Assistant Clinical Professor Sue Ann Savas presented on a panel titled "Innovative Approaches to Child Support Enforcement: Evidence from Field Research" at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) 35th Annual Fall Research Conference on November 9, 2013.  Sue Ann Savas and Jeremy Gaertner, MSW presented on the Re-tooling Michigan's Child Support Enforcement Program project in conjuction with representatives from Washington and Iowa who received the same grant from the Office of Child Support Enforcement (DHHS).

    The APPAM Fall Research Conference was held in Washington, DC from November 7-9, 2013.

    • November 11, 2013
  6. Sue Ann Savas
    Sue Ann Savas conducted evaluation training for the Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth

    Clinical Assistant Professor Sue Ann Savas conducted a training for 30 community members representing approximately 10 organizations on utilizing logic models for program development through the Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth on October 30, 2013.  Participants learned about the benefits of using logicl models in design, evaluation, and grant getting and how to develop a program logic model for a new or existing program.

    • October 31, 2013
    Associate Dean Jorge Delva Panelist on Farmworker Justice: The Harvest/La Cosecha

    Associate Dean Jorge Delva was a panelist for the screening of the documentary "The Harvest/La Cosecha" hosted by the U-M Hatcher Graduate Library. The panel discussed justice issues affecting migrant workers and child labor in the U.S.

    Research by Assistant Professor Desmond Patton Published in Boston Magazine and USA Today

    Assistant Professor, Desmond Patton's research on the relationship between gangs' activity on social media outlets such as Twitter, to violence on the streets is cited in Boston Magazine and USA Today. Patton intends to collaborate with Henry Lieberman, Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab to map his findings on gang violence and social media to determine the rate at which gang/community violence is occurring.

    • September 27, 2013
  9. Sandra L. Momper
    Assistant Professor Sandra Momper and Professor Jorge Delva's Research is Published

    Assistant Professor Sandra Momper's and Professor Jorge Delva's research "OxyContin Use on a Rural Midwest American Indian Reservation: Demographic Correlates and Reasons for Using" is published in the September issue of American Journal of Public Health.

    • September 13, 2013
    Assistant Professor Desmond Patton Appointed to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs

    Assistant Professor Desmond Patton has been appointed to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs for a three-year term starting in September 2013.

    • September 6, 2013

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