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    Michigan Social Work Dances on the Diag to Honor MLK

    Michigan Social Work students, faculty and staff took to the Diag to perform a dance set to “Glory” by Common and choreographed by Gabryel Wilson, a first year LS&A student and a member of the U-M women's gymnastics team. The performance brought awareness to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium held on Monday, January 20.

    • January 21, 2020
  2. Lauren M. Davis
     
    Lauren Davis Selected as Member of University of Michigan Voices of the Staff

    Lauren Davis, Assistant Director of the School of Social Work DEI Program has been selected as a member of the U-M Voices of the Staff Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team.

  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.

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    Edie Kieffer and Brandy Sinco Win Second Place at the Community Health Institute EXPO

    Professor Edie Kieffer and Research Associate Brandy Sinco won second place at the Community Health Institute EXPO in Orlando, FL for their co-authored poster, "Integrating Community Health Workers into Interdisciplinary Healthcare Teams in a Federally Qualified Health Center: Patients’ and Providers’ Perspectives and Preliminary Outcomes." The poster was a highlight within the “Expanding Access to Care and Other Services for Special Populations” category at the Expo representing the largest annual gath­er­ing of health cen­ter clin­i­cians, exec­u­tives and con­sumer board mem­bers. 

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    Nyshourn Price Receives 2018 Leonard F. Sain Esteemed Alumni Award

    Nyshourn Price. Office of Student Services Admissions Coordinator received the 2018 Leonard F. Sain Esteemed Alumni Award, for demonstrating extraordinary interest and/or commitment to U-M Black students through outreach efforts, recruitment or supportive interest. 

  6. Edith C. Kieffer
     
    Edie Kieffer presents "Healthy Mothers on the Move: A Community Health Worker-Led Diabetes Prevention Intervention for Pregnant and Postpartum Latinas” at the American Diabetes Association conference

    Professor Edie Kieffer presented "Healthy Mothers on the Move: A Community Health Worker-Led Diabetes Prevention Intervention for Pregnant and Postpartum Latinas” at the American Diabetes Association conference. Research Associate Brandy Sinco contributed to this presentation.

    Kieffer and Sinco were also co-authors on the poster presentation, "Cost-Effectiveness of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in the Community: Projections from a Randomized Controlled Trial"

    • July 10, 2018
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    Brandy Sinco helps organize the Advanced Analytics track at the annual Michigan SAS Users Conference

    Research Associate Brandy Sinco helped to organize the Advanced Analytics track at the annual Michigan SAS Users Conference.

  8. Michael EvangelistJoseph P. RyanBrian E. Perron
     
    Child and Adolescent Data Lab Published in Social Work Research

    The Child and Adolescent Data Lab's article, "Disparities at Adjudication in the Juvenile Justice System: An Examination of Race, Gender, and Age" was published in Social Work Research. The lab includes PhD student Michael Evangelist, Associate Professors Joe Ryan and Brian Perron, research associate Bryan Victor, and data analyst Andrew Moore. 

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    Experiential Learning Game on Positionality and Power Receives Grant from U-M Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Kunal Namballa, Gabrielle Fitzsimmons, and Joshua Horning (MSW students) along with mentor Julie Cushman (LEO lecturer) and the Critical Intersectionality Learning Community received an Innovation Grant from the U-M Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to create an experiential learning game, “Power: A Game of Positionality and Intersectionality” which can be used in courses and other settings.

    • June 16, 2017
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    Amber Williams Appointed to Voices of the Staff Program’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Network Team

    CASC Undergraduate Minor Program Manager Amber Williams was appointed by President Schlissel to the Voices of the Staff Program’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion network team for a two-year term.

    • May 25, 2017

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