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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Spirituality Panel hosted by Dr. Laura Voith on February 21

February 16, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Voith will be opening her class this Tuesday, 2/21, from 9:30 – 10:30am for students to attend a Spirituality Panel, comprised of spiritual leaders from Catholic, Islam, Judaism, and Protestant faiths. After attending the panel students will 1) be able to explain the basic tenets and pr...

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Claudia Coulton Believes MetroHealth High School Can Help Break Cycle of Poverty

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Poverty Center, spoke with The Cleveland Plain Dealer on how a new school could help break the cycle of poverty in “New high school at Metrohealth hospital gives students’ careers a shot in the arm” on February 1, 2017. Created this academ...

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Rob Fischer Wants Poor Communities to have Better Access to Healthier Food

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center, expressed his concerns to Newsnet 5 for their report “Food stamp families buying a lot of soft drinks” on February 2, 2017. According to a recent USDA report, while the spending habits of  families receiving SNAP benefits are simi...

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