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News Releases for IU School of Social Work

Social work class allows IUPUI students to help apartment residents

Social work student painting a faceDecember 11, 2012 —
For two hours on a recent Friday, students from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis offered the residents of a low-income housing complex on Indianapolis’ far east side something priceless: a chance to smile and laugh.

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IUPUI forum showcases commercialization and entrepreneurial opportunities

James Gladden at Enterprise ShowcaseDecember 11, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Showcase & Forum brought together researchers from across the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus Nov. 28 to present opportunities for collaborative business development with the outside world.

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Graduate fellowship named for Joe Fahy, a newspaper reporter known as a champion of the poor and disenfranchised

Joe FahyOctober 25, 2012 — The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention and the Indiana University School of Social Work have announced a graduate fellowship named for Joe Fahy, a former newspaper reporter in Indianapolis and Pittsburgh, planning director at CHIP and a champion of society’s voiceless and vulnerable.

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Sheldon Siegel, dean emeritus of the Indiana University School of Social Work at IUPUI, remembered

Sheldon SiegelSeptember 4, 2012 — Sheldon Siegel, dean emeritus of the Indiana University School of Social Work at IUPUI, had a lifelong passion for social justice, love for his family and compassion for older people whom he worked tirelessly to help.

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School of Social Work + School of Nursing = Interprofessional course

. From left is Kathy Lay, Sara Horton-Deutsch, and Angela M. McNelisJuly 6, 2012 — The class in Room 2106 in the Education/Social Work Building at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looked like any other summer school course meeting that day. Except it wasn’t.

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Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli joins research delegation trip to Cuba

Irene Queiro-Tajalli July 5, 2012 — Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli, professor and interim executive director of Labor Studies in the IU School of Social Work at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, was a member of a research delegation of social work faculty from several American universities that recently traveled to Cuba.

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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

Eric WrightJune 28, 2012 — IUPUI faculty react to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:

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IUPUI professor and students create social work app

Carolyn Gentle-GenittyJune 5, 2012 — A professor and two students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have developed what is believed to be one of the first smartphone applications for an introduction to social work.

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IU School of Social Work student earns spot with Colts cheerleaders while pursuing master's degree

Photo courtesy Colts.comMay 23, 2012 —
Dedication and perseverance can well serve students seeking to become social workers so they can bring hope and aid to those they serve.

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BSW students describe their experience of helping residents at an Indianapolis apartment complex as amazing

May 18, 2012 — For the Bachelor of Social Work students from the IU School of Social Work, the Introduction to Case Management class provided much more than three academic credits. It allowed them to see the look on a client’s face when a problem they had faced had been resolved.

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