WVIZ/PBS Ideas Invites Daniel J. Flannery to Speak on Preventing Gun Violence

March 13, 2018 / No Comments

“This week marks one month since 17 students and staff members were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,” host Rick Jackson began this week’s episode of WVIZ/PBS Ideas. “In memory of those victims, students across the country a...

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Daniel J. Flannery Appears on WCPN Sound of Ideas to Address Preventing Gun Violence

March 5, 2018 / No Comments

Daniel J. Flannery, Dr. Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Professor and Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, was a guest on Wednesday morning on WCPN’s Sound of Ideas. The timely topic was “Preventing School Shootings,” and host Michael McIntyre d...

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Daniel J. Flannery Addresses Gun Violence in the U.S.

February 27, 2018 / No Comments

On Wednesday, February 14, the community of Parkland, Florida, suffered an unthinkable tragedy, when a former student entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and took the lives of 17 students and staff, injuring 14 more and traumatizing thousands. This is an event that we as a nation have wi...

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CATSJ and CWRU to Host Series of Events in Celebration of Black History Month

February 14, 2018 / No Comments

During Black History Month, we are encouraged to explore the richness and complexity of the African American experience. Installation 1: Race and Policing at Doubting Thomas Art Gallery (856 Jefferson Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113) February 9 – 24, 2018 | Opening February 9, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m....

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Charity vs. Philanthropy: A Historical Perspective On February 21

February 6, 2018 / No Comments

What we now know as philanthropy operated along religious lines until relatively recently. Brian Amkraut, Ph.D., Executive Director, Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, discusses how charity as religious obligation was essential in the traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,...

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2018 SSWR: Updates, Information, and Presentations

January 5, 2018 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 22nd Annual Conference (#SSWR18), on January 10-14, 2018, in Washington, DC. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#502), Dean Grover C. Gilmore will be inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the Americ...

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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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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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Singer Publishes Editorial on Improving Community Policing

August 15, 2017 / No Comments

Are police officers enforcers or peacemakers, warriors or guardians? Mark I. Singer, PhD, Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School and Deputy Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education, and his co-author, former Cuyahoga Metropo...

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Voith Publishes New Study of Intimate Partner Violence Among College-Aged Men

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

The majority of college-aged male aggressors of physical, sexual and emotional violence also reported being victims of violence themselves, both in childhood and as young adults According to new Mandel School research, 60 percent of college-aged men reported being both victims and perpetrators of...

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Plain Dealer Discusses Vacant Property and Crime Report

June 9, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Plain Dealer featured the Poverty Center’s recently released report in “How Cleveland’s vacant homes, violent crimes and lead poisoning are linked: CWRU report” on June 5, 2017. The report, Exploring the Relationship Between Vacant and Distressed Properties a...

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Donate to Flint Michigan Relief

February 24, 2017 / No Comments

Alternative Break Flint will make its third journey to Flint, Michigan to provide assistance and supplies city-wide to address the ongoing water crisis. A Campus-Wide Supply Drive was launched to collect water, wipes, filters, and non-perishable food items for Flint residents.  Last year, the gro...

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