MSW student Shenaaz Janmohamed is co-author of an article about the Photovoice Kashmir project published in the Journal of the International Institute.
MSW student Natalie Zappella has been named NASW Region IV student of the year. She was selected based on her demonstrated leadership qualities, contribution to the positive image of our social work program, commitment to political and community service, and success in academic performance.
MSW students Grace Kotre, Amber Moore, and Karen Tabb received a Rosalie Ginsberg award, Community Service & Social Action Outstanding Campus Impact Award, acknowledging their excellence in creating, developing, or sustaining opportunities for community service/social action and learning.
MSW student Shoshana Hurand received a Rosalie Ginsberg award, Community Service & Social Action Outstanding Ginsberg Community Impact Award, acknowledging that she has made service or social action an integral part of her college experience by her significant contribution to the community and by her efforts to build partnerships between our campus and communities to initiate social change.
Five students from the School are 2007 finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program: Dion Beatty, Megan Martin, Monica Sheftel, Holly Taylor, and Joanne Waszczak. The U-M School of Social Work had more finalists than any other school of social work. The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program attracts to the Federal service outstanding graduate students who have a commitment to excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs.
Professor Beth Glover Reed is receiving the Outstanding Faculty Award at the Ginsberg Awards Ceremony for her excellence in providing, developing, and sustaining opportunities for engaging students in community service/social action and learning. She will receive the award on April 5, at 4:00, at the Michigan League Ballroom.
Doctoral student Leah James was accorded an Honorable Mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Doctoral student Elana Buch has been selected as a Hartford Geriatric Social Work Fellow. She will receive two years of funding for dissertation support.
Doctoral student Amy Hammock is the recipient of a 2007-08 Mary Malcomson Rafael Fellowship.
Lynnette McRae, MSW student, was pictured in an April 1 Detroit Free Press article giving instructions to volunteers of the Detroit Project, a university student group that cleaned up blight in the city on Saturday, March 31.
UM News Service has posted a press release on Drs. Siefert and Delva's study indicating that low-income black mothers are at increased risk for depression due to experiences of discrimination. Their research was published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
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