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    MSW Students Lindsey Crandle, Jill Schaefer and Ariel Kennedy Selected as 2019 Presidential Management Fellows

    Lindsey Crandle, Jill Schaefer and Ariel Kennedy (left to right), ‘18 MSW graduates were selected as 2019 Presidential Management Fellows Finalists. The Presidential Management Fellows Program is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The Presidential Management Fellows Program attracts to Federal service outstanding graduate students who have a commitment to excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. The U-M School of Social Work had more finalists than any other school of social work.

  2. Karla  Goldman
    Karla Goldman Discusses Temple Sisterhood with Forward

    Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work Karla Goldman discusses with Forward how sisterhoods have been a “launching pad for women’s public identities both inside Judaism and in the wider society.”

  3. Michelle Woods
    Michelle Woods Receives U-M Distinguished Diversity Award

    Michelle Woods, MSW Student Career Services Director, will receive a University of Michigan Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award as a member of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility  (I.D.E.A.) Committee Team. The Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award was established to shine a light on U-M staff members who work toward achieving a welcoming, supportive and inclusive working environment.

  4. Shanna Katz Kattari
    LSA National Center for Institutional Diversity Features Shanna Kattari in Scholar Story

    The University of Michigan LSA National Center for Institutional Diversity recently published a scholar story showcasing Assistant Professor Shanna Kattari. Her scholarship focuses on three main areas:

    • disability, ableism and microaggressions around disability;
    • sexuality and gender;
    • healthcare access, culturally responsive healthcare and sexual and reproductive healthcare.

    Kattari enjoys using mixed methods, PhotoVoice, digital storytelling, arts-based methodologies and phenomenology from the qualitative perspective to depict her research.

  5. Karla  Goldman
    Karla Goldman is a Panelist at the Antisemitism Today Roundtable

    What is Antisemitism, and how is it manifesting itself today? Is it on the rise globally? How does it differ in different parts of the world? A panel of U-M faculty including  Karla Goldman, Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work will discuss the issues surrounding antisemitism in our world.

  6. William L. Vanderwill
    “Bill Vanderwill Award” Established by The Alliance of Social Work in Sports

    The Alliance of Social Workers in Sports established “The Bill Vanderwill Award” for outstanding leadership in sport social work.  The new award was announced at the Fourth Annual Social Work in Sports Symposium in Orlando, Flordia. This is an annual award and Bill Vanderwill, SSW Field Educator is the first recipient of this honor.

    • November 27, 2018
  7. Daphne C. Watkins
    Daphne Watkins Discusses Hip-Hop's Complicated Mental Health Complex with XXL Magazine

    Associate Professor Daphne Watkins discusses her research on black men and boys and the YBMen Project with XXL Magazine. The feature explores hip-hop's complicated relationship with mental health and how a new crop of rappers are bringing the conversation to the forefront.

  8. Ruth E. Dunkle
    Ruth E. Dunkle to Receive 2018 Career Achievement Award

    Wilbur J. Cohen Collegiate Professor of Social Work Ruth E. Dunkle will be honored by the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work with a Career Achievement Award during the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting on November 16, 2018. The award recognizes Dunkle for her outstanding leadership in social work education and aging. 

  9. David Córdova
    A Community-University Approach to Preventing HIV

    Associate Professor David Córdova and his youth advisory board from Hamady High School in Flint presented "A Community-University Approach to Preventing HIV" at the MICHR symposium held in Flint. The presenters were Charmere McCadden, Aliyah Brewton, Amir James and Associate Professor David Córdova.

    • October 16, 2018
  10. Daphne C. Watkins
    Daphne Watkins Appointed to the Movember Foundation Global Men’s Health Advisory Committee

    Associate Professor Daphne Watkins has been appointed to the Movember Foundation Global Men’s Health Advisory Committee. The Movember Foundation is the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale. Since 2003, the Movember Foundation has provided over $850 million in funding toward more than 1,200 health projects in 21 countries. Movember invests in programs that focus on men’s mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.

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