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Friday, September 25, 2015

The National Academy of Sciences of India (NASI) and the Elsevier Corporation have named Dr. Subharati Ghosh a 2015 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award recipient. More than 600 scholars from leading research institutions across India were nominated and Dr. Ghosh received the only award in the social sciences. 

 

"NASI Scopus Young Scientists awards are now considered as a premier recognition of hard work, innovations and aspirations of young scientists of India," said Professor Akhilesh Tyagi, President, National Academy of Sciences, India.

 

Dr. Ghosh, who received her Ph.D. in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Social Work, is an assistant professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai India. Her areas of research include social determinants of health, developmental disabilities, and severe mental illness.

 

Friday, September 18, 2015

The new "poverty numbers" from the U.S. Census Bureau reflect some good news for the nation's antipoverty efforts, according to UW-Madison experts.

 

The bureau released its annual survey results on income, poverty and health insurance coverage for 2014 on Sept. 16. The good news is found in the Census Bureau's alternative poverty measure, the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), according to Timothy Smeeding, Robert Haveman and Lawrence Berger, former directors and current director respectively of the UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty — the nation's original center for the study of poverty and inequality.


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Friday, September 04, 2015

Carolyn Pierre, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center, provides psychotherapy to adult men who have committed sexual offenses in order to reduce their risk for recidivism.

 

In this profile, learn about what a day in the life of an LCSW is like, and why she values her UW education in her daily practice.

 

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Academic advisors are an important partner in helping you meet your educational and career goals. Meet 3 of the advisors at the UW-Madison School of Social Work and learn what they have to offer you. To learn more about advising or make an appointment, visit Advising Services.

Monday, August 24, 2015

As students head back to school, transgender and gender non-conforming kids can have a harder time than others. Assistant Professor Maurice Gattis discusses the experiences of gender non-conforming youth in Wisconsin, based on a recent report released earlier this year.

 

Listen to the story on WPR (begins at 20:45)


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