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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Marsha Mailick, the former long-time director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Waisman Center, was named today by Chancellor Rebecca Blank as the university's first vice chancellor for research and graduate education.

 

Mailick, an expert on autism and other developmental disabilities, joined the UW-Madison faculty in 1988 and directed the Waisman Center for 13 years, beginning in 2001. Since September, she has served as interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education, a role created in May of last year when the faculty senate approved a broad reorganization of the university's programs of research and graduate education.

 

Read the full article from UW News

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi addressing Senior Fellow Roberta Gassman’s “Public Management in Complex Times” advanced graduate seminar

Senior Fellow Roberta Gassman has her fair share of public management experience, as former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training at the United States Department of Labor and former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

 

But in addition to drawing upon those experiences in the classroom, Gassman has expanded her students’ access to top leaders in different levels of...

Friday, March 20, 2015

 

"Alive Inside" Documentary Screening

A provocative film that explores how music can combat memory loss and restore

a deep sense of self to those suffering from dementia

 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • 4:30 pm

Cooper Hall Auditorium, 701 Highland Ave., Madison

Free Event • Refreshments Provided

 

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Co-sponsored by the Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE), the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Music, Pharmacy and Social Work, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The LGBTQ Allies and the School of Social Work invite you to

 

What is an Ally? Creating Safe, Inclusive Spaces for LGBTQ+ People

Gabriel C. Javier, Assistant Dean of Students and Director, LGBT Campus Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Friday, April 10, 2015 • 8:30-11:00am

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, H.F. DeLuca Forum, Madison

Free Event • Refreshments Provided

 

.2 CEUs / 2 CEHs 

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

April 20, 2015 | 5:00 pm

Varsity Hall, Union South

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“The Tip of the Iceberg: Social Work, Social Justice and Social Action”

 

Darrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW

Dean, School of Social Work, Loyola University-Chicago

President, National Association of Social Workers

 

The practice of social work calls us to consider regularly the challenges facing many of the most marginalized and oppressed groups. One of the challenges frequently facing our profession is demonstrating the added value of social work practices toward the amelioration of these social injustices....


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