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  1. Xiaoling Xiang
    Older Adults Struggle with Anxiety When Personal Needs Not Met

    Assistant Professor Xiaoling Xiang's new study tracks the behavior of older adults whose needs were not handled properly, leading to elevated anxiety symptoms. “Our findings reinforce the notion that needs for mental health services and community-based long-term services and supports are interconnected,” Xiang said.

  2. Kristin S. Seefeldt
    Kristin Seefeldt Gives Keynote Address at the University at Buffalo

    Associate Professor Kristin Seefeldt gave the keynote address at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s symposium “Poverty is a Human Rights Issue: Social Work and Economic Justice". Her talk focused on poverty and inequality, economic well being and family coping strategies.

    • March 27, 2019
  3. Shanna Katz KattariAshley Lacombe-Duncan
    Shanna Kattari and Ashley Lacombe-Duncan Discuss Transgender Experiences in Healthcare with Michigan Minds

    Assistant Professor Shanna Kattari and Postdoctoral Research Fellow Ashley Lacombe-Duncan talk about their studies on transgender experiences with health professionals on Michigan Minds. They discuss their goal of creating easily accessible information for healthcare providers to help better care for transgender patients.

  4. William Elliott III
    William Elliott's Research Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle

    Professor William Elliott’s research on child savings accounts is featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. “Children with a bank account designated for college, with $500 or less, were three to four times more likely to go to college than those without an account”, Elliott said.

  5. Brian E. Perron
    Brian Perron Presents Data Workshops in China

    Brian Perron presented, "Innovating administrative research through data science: Lessons learned from the U-M SSW Data Lab” at Tsinghua University in China. He also gave a workshop on "Writing and Publication Strategies in Social Work" hosted by the Tianjin University of Technology.


    • March 8, 2019
  6. William Elliott III
    Leveraging Free College and Children’s Savings Accounts for a 21st Century Wealth Building Agenda

    Professor William Elliott’s essay, “ Leveraging Free College and Children’s Savings Accounts for a 21st Century Wealth Building Agenda” was published in the College Promise Campaign Policy Brief.

  7. Diane Kaplan  Vinokur
    Diane Kaplan Vinokur Coauthors New Book, “Shared Space and the New Nonprofit Workplace”

    Emeritus Professor Diane Kaplan Vinokur is a coauthor of a new book, “Shared Space and the New Nonprofit Workplace”. The book presents a comprehensive overview of shared space as an innovative model and effective long-term solution for nonprofit organizations' need for stable and affordable office and program space. In particular, it focuses on co-locating multiple nonprofits in shared spaces.

    Ahead (Issue 3) - In-depth views of social work research at the University of Michigan

  9. William Elliott III
    How do you Weather a Short-Term Financial Crisis?

    Professor William Elliott III essay “How Do You Weather a Short-Term Financial Crisis?” is published in New America.

  10. Roland W. Zullo
    Roland Zullo's Analysis of MDOT Contracts is Featured in Detroit Free Press

    Associate Research Scientist Roland Zullo’s Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) analysis is featured in the Detroit Free Press. Zullo reviewed MDOT contracts and determined the State of Michigan spent $90 million more to hire private contractors for engineering and design work than it would have if it had maintained that work in-house over a three-year period.

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