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Social Work to Host Diversity Conference

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by staff

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UM Social Work Student Wins Leadership in Health Care Scholarship

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by staff

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UM Social Work Students Discuss Justice with Lawmaker

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by staff

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Social Work Presentation Kicks Off LGBTQ History Month

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by staff

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School of Applied Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

Posted on October 4th, 2017 by staff

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UM Disaster Mental Health Expert Offers Advice for Hurricane Survivors

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by staff

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Dr. Susan Allen Hosts Texas Social Work Students

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 by dlefmann

Dr. Susan C. Allen, MSW Program Director, recently met with 40 students and 3 faculty members from Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.  The HSU students and faculty visited the University Sunday afternoon, May 21st while studying significant events of the southern Civil Rights Movement.  Dr. Allen led an interactive discussion about events surrounding the admission of […]

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Department Launches Doctoral Program in Social Welfare

Posted on February 15th, 2017 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Department of Social Work begins its new Ph.D. program in social welfare this fall, and prospective students are encouraged to apply before the March 1 deadline. Housed within the university’s School of Applied Sciences, the social work department has experienced tremendous growth since 2013. In four years, the department […]

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“Together Oxford” begins community discussion on privilege, racial divides

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by dlefmann

Written by Lyndy Berryhill for The Daily Mississippian  Nearly 100 participants attended the “Together Oxford” community workshop, where they learned to check their privilege and work past racial divides Monday night at Paris-Yates Chapel. Jandel Crutchfield and Tony Caldwell with the Ole Miss Department of Social Work moderated the event. The workshop is a continuation of […]

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UM-DeSoto Student Pursues Social Work Degree, Serves Community Along the Way

Posted on January 30th, 2017 by staff

  SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – From the beginning of her college career, Jasmine Lee wanted to be an educator. She graduated with an associate degree in education from Northwest Mississippi Community College and enrolled at Mississippi State University. In her junior year, however, something just didn’t feel right. “I came to realize that teaching wasn’t for […]

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