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February 24, 2015

Patients with mental illness less likely to receive diet, exercise advice

2/24/2015 | Sharita Forrest, Social Work Editor | More than half of patients with symptoms of mental illness – and nearly one-third of those who also had diabetes – said their health care providers had never told them to exercise or reduce their intake of dietary fat, according to a new study published in Diabetes ... Read more

February 23, 2015

24th Annual Daniel S. Sanders Peace and Social Justice Lecture

Join us on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana In an effort to prevent deaths, humanitarian groups have been placing water in the Southern Arizona desert for 15 years. During that time aid has continually expanded to include trips into the desert with food ... Read more

February 10, 2015

Alzheimer’s Support Group for Caregivers

This Alzheimer’s and Other Related Dementia support group is a community support group for caregivers of individuals with dementia. The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Please feel free to bring a lunch, if you so desire. For more information please contact Carol Mauck. ... Read more

January 20, 2015

The Henry Luce Foundation Sponsors International Service-Learning in Higher Education

Benjamin J. Lough, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is serving as the principal investigator on this award. Dr. Lough also serves as Director of Quantitative Research with globalsl.org, which is the primary method through which the communication on international service learning will be developed and disseminated. globalsl.org gathers ... Read more