International Education Week (November 13-17)

November 3, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to celebrate International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 13-17, 2017. IEW is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of an...

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Mandel School Welcomes Returning International Visiting Scholar Dr. Anat Freund

November 1, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is happy to host International Visiting Scholar Anat Freund, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work from the University of Haifa in Israel. Returning from her visit as a Faculty Fellow at the Mandel School in 2005, Dr. Freund received her PhD from University of Haifa ...

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Social Justice in the Netherlands Info Session; Course with Dean Gilmore

October 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to learn more about the Mandel School study abroad course: Social Justice: Health & Violence Prevention in the Netherlands on Friday, November 3 at 1pm in Mather Memorial, Room 201. Join Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilm...

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All-Ohio Alumni Fall Social; November 16

October 27, 2017 / No Comments

Join Us in the Heart of It All! All are welcome on Thursday, November 16, at 6:00 pm Meet-and-mingle with your fellow alumni, enjoy free drinks and appetizers provided by the Mandel School Alumni Association, get some cool #ChangeAgent swag, and-if you’re attending the NASW Ohio Annual Conf...

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2017 Fall Open House on November 18th

October 17, 2017 / No Comments

Attend our Fall Open House on Saturday, November 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center (11402 Bellflower Road in Cleveland on the campus of Case Western Reserve University). This event is ideal for both prospective and admitted students! Get an inside look at ou...

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Townsend Appointed Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor; Celebration on November 3

October 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Aloen L. Townsend, PhD, as the Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor. A celebration in her honor will be held on November 3, 2017, at 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Jack, Joseph and M...

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JOIN US AND OUR PRESENTERS AT CSWE 2017 APM

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting (#APM17), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on October 19-22, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. + Visit us at booth #308. We have special gift for...

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Hokenstad International Lecture at 2017 CSWE APM with Dr. Manohar Pawar

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

The Hokenstad International Lecture series was launched in 2007 through an endowment from M. C. “Terry” Hokenstad, a former president and long-time member of CSWE. This year’s lecture will be given during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, October 20, 8:45 am- 10:1...

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Research & Training Lecture on The Grand Challenge to Stop Family Violence

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

All are invited to attend a research lecture on Friday, December 8, about the social work grand challenge to stop family violence with Dr. Richard Barth and Dr. Jill Messing, two national leading experts in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. This event is co-sponsored by the Mandel...

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CATSJ to Host Events on Indigenizing Futures and Decolonization This Week

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, October 13th 12:45-2pm TVUC Inamori Center Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing Our Lands: Indigenous Methods for Transformation Indigenous peoples are on the vanguard of efforts to address domination stemming from colonialism, capitalism and industrialization. Indigenous efforts range from...

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New! Social Justice and NGO Immersion Course in South Africa | Lunch and Learn October 24

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to launch a new 3-credit, short-term study abroad course to South Africa in May 2018, Social Justice and NGO Immersion (SASS 575 / 375L). Led by Associate Professor David Miller, PhD, the course offers undergraduate and graduate students the chance to experience dyna...

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NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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What Does Segregation Cost Us? What Can We Do About It? – 1 PD Hour

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Open to the entire campus community, Dr. Amy T. Khare, PhD, MSW and research affiliate for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will present her latest paper Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities, part of Th...

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Truth Commission on Poverty- 4 PD Hours

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty will be hosting an event next month. Hear personal testimonies about the Poor and what they face in housing, education, health care, employment, the justice system, and a polluted toxic environment. Time: October 14th, 2017 from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm EDT, (4 ...

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Documentary night at the ACLU of Ohio

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

UNDERSTAND THE ORIGIN OF MASS INCARCERATION. VISUALIZE THE 13TH AMENDMENT. Join the ACLU of Ohio to watch and discuss Ava Duvernay’s four-time Emmy Award winning documentary, “13th.” This screening will allow community members and ACLU staff to engage in a conversation about the priso...

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On Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: A Message from the Dean

September 8, 2017 / No Comments

Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, PhD sent this message to all Mandel School students, alumni, faculty, and staff on September 8, 2017: We at the Mandel School have followed with sorrow the news of lives lost and unimaginable damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts have been with o...

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Lunch and Learn Series: Guatemala (1 PD hour)

September 7, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Program invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about their Guatemala study abroad course on September 19th or 27th. Attendance is only required for one. Hear from Dr. Victor Groza and Dr. Zoe Breen Wood as they host a lunch and learn session on &#...

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CWRU and Mandel School Oppose End of DACA; Rally at 4pm

September 5, 2017 / No Comments

Statement by Dean Grover C. Gilmore opposing the end of DACA: The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is an inclusive community that welcomes ALL. We dream and act to build a more just world, and we decry any action by our federal government to turn away Dreamers. We ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez (2 PD hours)

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two presentations by Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez. (2 PD hours) FOR FACULTY & STAFF: Monday, Oct. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. “From Eggshells to Solid Ground: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”...

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Common Reading, Fall 2017: Hillbilly Elegy

August 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School has selected Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance as its common reading book for new Fall 2017 social work and nonprofit management Master’s students. This faculty-selected book addresses a range of social problems and touches on many i...

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