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Spring 2009 Graduation Information

Posted On: 02/27/09 | Comments (0)

The School of Social Work Spring Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. in the Power Center (corner of Huron St. and Fletcher). Reception immediately following in the lobby.

Click here for specific information for graduates.

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Spring Open House 2009

Posted On: 02/27/09 | Comments (0)

The School of Social Work is hosting our annual Spring Open House on March 25-26, 2009, for Fall 2009 MSW applicants. Fall 2009 applicants who have been offered admission are especially encouraged to attend.

For the schedule of activities click here.

To register to attend click here.

John Tropman to Present at the Washtenaw Area Council for Children Lecture Series

Posted On: 02/24/09 | Comments (0)

The Washtenaw Area Council for Children is pleased to announce its Lecture Series for 2008-09 titled, “TOUGH TIMES: Helping Children, Families and Those Who Serve Them Through Economic Hard Times.”

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Fast-Approaching Fellowship Deadlines

Posted On: 02/18/09 | Comments (0)

Are you graduating from the MSW program soon? If you are looking for additional training before seeking a full-time position, a post-MSW fellowship might be right for you.

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Welcome to the Career Center

Posted On: 02/18/09 | Comments (0)

Welcome to the Career Center blog! Our goal for this blog is to help keep students up-to-date with our activities and services, as well as to regularly post relevant career tips.

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Categories: Career Services

Professor Lorraine Gutierrez Selected for APA Award

Posted On: 02/16/09 | Comments (0)

Professor Lorraine Gutierrez has been selected by the American Psychological Association as this year’s recipient of the Contributions to Interventions and/or Assessment for Communities of Color in Clinical Psychology Award.

Read more in our Newsroom, here.

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Stay Connected to the School of Social Work

Posted On: 02/13/09 | Comments (0)

Stay connected to the School of Social Work with the new official Facebook page and be sure to follow the school on Twitter for frequent updates.

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New Prospective & Incoming MSW Student Blog

Posted On: 02/13/09 | Comments (0)

Welcome to the Prospective Student Blog. Be sure to visit often for information regarding financial aid opportunities, important deadlines, upcoming events, and other useful information for incoming students.

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New Career Services Blog

Posted On: 02/13/09 | Comments (0)

Welcome to the Career Services Blog. Our goal is to provide timely information and updates to keep you informed about professional developments both inside and outside the school.

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Professor Daphna Oyserman Cited in New York Times

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

U-M Professor of Psychology Richard E. Nisbett wrote an op-ed appearing in the New York Times that cited Professor Daphna Oyserman’s research on education. Read the article, here.

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Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training in Public Health and Aging---Application Deadline: March 1, 2009

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

Why is interdisciplinary doctoral training in public health and aging important?

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Categories: PhD Students

Boyd/William Dissertation Grant Award for Research on Women and Work---Due March 9, 2009

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender invites proposals from University of Michigan graduate students to support dissertation research and scholarship that focuses on women and work and promotes knowledge and enhances understanding of the complexities of women's roles in relation to their paid and unpaid work (e.g., philanthropy, volunteerism, community involvement, domestic work, and political activity).

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Change to the Rackham Travel Grant Application

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

The Rackham Conference Travel Grant is a resource for Rackham students presenting papers or posters at conferences, and is utilized by hundreds of students each year.

Please note a change to the travel grant application which goes into effect immediately.

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The 9th Annual Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

The 9th Annual Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism Translating Basic Science Findings to Guide Prevention Efforts Across the Lifespan Thursday, February 19, 2009 Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center at Washington University Medical Center About the Symposium Presenters at the symposium will include experts on research related to alcohol use and dependence.

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Apply to be a Summer Facilitator

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

If you'd like to assist incoming MSW students in their transition to the MSW program consider being an Summer Facilitator!

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Apply for National and International Field Placement Funding

Posted On: 02/12/09 | Comments (0)

From Office of Global Activities and Office of Field Instruction: The School of Social Work Alumni Board of Governor's Award application for national and international field experiences is now available. Both Field and Special Studies students are eligible for this award.

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