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April 11, 2014

BSW Students’ Abstracts Accepted for Research Symposium

Each year the University of Illinois gives undergraduate students the opportunity to present the fruits of their research, scholarly, and other creative endeavors. The Annual Campus Undergraduate Research Symposium showcases their work with opportunities for these students to share with others across campus. The symposium reflects the wide range of academic disciplines at the University ... Read more

March 31, 2014

Disaster Services Training

Join the School of Social Work for Disaster Services Training Conducted by the American Red Cross. April 29, 2014 School of Social Work 1010 W Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 6:00-8:00 pm *Dinner will be provided for all participants. This course provides an introduction to Disaster Services and its multiple components at the American Red Cross. ... Read more

March 31, 2014

Professor Emeritus Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Pallassana R. Balgopal, Professor Emeritus for the School of Social Work, has received a LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the National Association of Professional Social Workers in India. This is the first time the association has given this award. It was cited that this award was given because he has “made remarkable contributions to the ... Read more

March 18, 2014

Faculty Members to Serve as Film Screening Panel Experts

Free film screening and discussion- Medora Tuesday, April 1, 2014 7-9 pm Spurlock Museum 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL Free parking in adjacent UI lot D-22 Medora follows the Medora, Indiana Hornets boys basketball team over its 2011 losing season—as the team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s fight for survival. The film brings to ... Read more

March 13, 2014

2nd Annual LGBT Research Symposium: Methodological Challenges and Opportunities of LGBT Research in the Social Sciences

Dates and location: May 21, 4-7 pm: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work May 22, 8:30 am-7 pm: I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL Keynote Speaker: Russell Toomey, PhD, Kent State University Dr. Toomey is an Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Kent State University. His research examines why ... Read more