Jack Griffin and Amrita Das, CASC minors, received the 2018 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Spirit Award. The awards honor undergraduate students on Central Campus who best exemplify the leadership and extraordinary vision of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Susannah Feinstein, MSW ‘18, was selected as a 2018 Dow Sustainability Fellow.
Dow Fellows focus on interdisciplinary approaches to a broad array of sustainability challenges related to water, energy, transportation, built environment, climate change, food, health, human behavior, and others. In addition to co-curricular activities and interactions with the Dow Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows, each Masters/Professional Fellow will complete an interdisciplinary team project focused on developing collaborative and practical sustainability solutions in the real world.
Joyce Lee, PhD student, was accepted as a student editorial board member for the journal Child Maltreatment for 2018-2019.
Daniel Kaplan (MSW student) wrote a Jewschool article about Birthright Israel.
Garrett Pace’s (PhD student) book chapter, “Using the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS) in Life Course Health Development Research“ was published in the “Handbook of Life Course Health Development”.
Lisa Larance’s (PhD student) article, “Strategically Stealthy: Women’s Agency in Navigating Spousal Violence” was published in the Journal of Women and Social Work.
Angie Perone’s (PhD student) op-ed, “Navigating Nursing Home Violations, Dwindling Protections, and Potential Solutions for LGBT Older Adults” was published in PrideSource.
Peter Felsman (PhD student) and Associate Dean for Research and Professor Joe Himle received a grant from The Detroit Creativity Project for "The Improv Project" which is a Detroit school-based program that teaches life skills to adolescents through improvisational theater. The program has been found to predict increases in social skills and reductions in social phobia, through survey outcome data.
Joyce Lee (PhD student) and Associate Professor Andy Grogan-Kaylor received a grant from Rackham Graduate School for #Parenting, which is an interdisciplinary workshop that provides a forum for faculty and graduate students to address issues related to parenting research.
Valerie Taing (PhD student) was selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the fall and winter semesters.
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