MNO Information Breakfast on February 3

January 18, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about applying to our Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) program? Attend the MNO Information Breakfast on Friday, February 3, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center Room 105 at 11402 Bellflower Road on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Du...

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Deadline Extended to February 1 for Full Scholarships

January 17, 2017 / No Comments

The application deadline has been extended to FEBRUARY 1 for full scholarship consideration for Fall 2017 for the On-Campus MSSA social work master’s program. How to apply >> Leadership Fellows is the full tuition scholarship program that is designed for exceptionally qualified, highl...

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“Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Capacity” Research Colloquium, Featuring Drs. Eun Lye Lee & Darcy Friedman on February 10

January 16, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST All are invited to Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Readiness and Capacity: Farmer’s Market Analysis, a FREE research colloquium at 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 10, 2017, in room 108 of the Jack, Joseph and Morton M...

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Poverty Center at the 2017 Society for Social Work and Research Conference

January 9, 2017 / No Comments

Several faculty and students from the Center of Urban Poverty and Community Development will be attending and presenting at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) in New Orleans this week. Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director, and Dr. David Crampton, associate d...

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NIMC Completes Community Assessment in Ferguson, Missouri

January 6, 2017 / No Comments

The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities completed a community assessment in Ferguson, Missouri, focusing on the residents who live in the isolated southeast corner of the city where Michael Brown was killed in August 2014. Through interviewing residents and community and institutional...

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Poverty Center Joins Infant Mortality Research Studies

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

Ohio’s infant mortality rate is one of the five worst in the country, and it is especially bad for African-American children. In order to combat the problem, the State of Ohio launched the Infant Mortality Research Partnership (IMRP) in early 2016 to fund projects to better inform action. A...

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Holmes Receives $75K Grant for Study on Effect of Domestic Violence

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, received a $75,000 award from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio to produce a white paper about the effect of domestic violence on Ohio’s Children. The study will result in making recommendations for policies, system changes, programming, funding st...

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Biegel Is Principal Investigator on Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Awarded $21K

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

David Biegel, PhD, Henry L. Zucker Professor of Social Work Practice and Chair of the Doctoral Program at the Mandel School, is the principal investigator of a project on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) titled “Supporting Families of Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder...

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NIMC Issues Comprehensive Report on HOPE VI

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

The most comprehensive compilation and analysis of the federal housing program HOPE VI has been completed by the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC). The overarching research question of this study, which covers the period from 1993 to 2014, is: What is the income and tenure mi...

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Rape Kit Research at Begun Center to Expand with $858K from U.S. Department of Justice

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

A Mandel School research project that has become a national model for helping reshape how sexual assaults are investigated and prosecuted—including cases borne from rape kits 20-plus years old—will receive $858,324 from two new grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Since 2014, researc...

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Coulton Inducted as 2017 SSWR Fellow

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Claudia J. Coulton, PhD, Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change and Distinguished University Professor, on her induction into the 2017 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). She is honored for advancing the social work pr...

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2017 SSWR: Faculty and Student Presenters

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 21st Annual Conference, on January 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#102), one of our faculty members, Claudia Coulton, PhD, was chosen as a 2017 SSWR Fellow and w...

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Donate to the Soad Mansour International Scholarship Fund

December 16, 2016 / No Comments

The Mandel School is pleased to announce the Soad Mansour International Scholarship Fund, which was founded upon Soad’s retirement from the school last year to help realize her dream of providing a scholarship to international students from developing countries, to provide additional funds ...

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