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March

  • NYU Silver Celebrates Social Work Month

    Mar 1, 2017
    March is Social Work Month in the United States and this year’s theme is “Social Workers Stand Up” in recognition of the role social workers play serving, advocating for, and empowering millions of Americans each day. NYU Silver is marking the occasion by endorsing the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) Social Work Month proclamation and sponsoring a series of events throughout the month of March that celebrate and advance the profession.
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  • Meet MSW Students and Social Entrepreneurs Adina Lichtman and Terrance Coffie

    Mar 13, 2017
    Adina Lichtman and Terrance Coffie, both of whom earned their BS from NYU Silver in May 2016 and will graduate from the School’s Advanced Standing MSW program in May 2017, are social entrepreneurs. As an NYU sophomore in November 2014, Adina established Knock Knock Give a Sock, a non-profit organization that facilitates the collection and distribution of socks to people experiencing homelessness. The following year, in partnership with Terrance, she began organizing periodic “Meet Your Neighbor” dinners to bring together people who are experiencing homelessness with those who are not in order to foster discussion and reduce the stigma associated with homelessness. Adina and Terrance recently sat down with NYU Silver’s Office of Communications to talk about their efforts.
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  • New Course Underscores Role of Cultural and Structural Factors in Global Health

    Mar 20, 2017
    In the 2017 spring semester, NYU Silver introduced an innovative, graduate-level elective. “Anthropological Perspectives in Global Health,” that emphasizes the synergy between global social work and medical anthropology.
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  • A Message from the Interim Dean on Advancing Social Work Values

    Mar 29, 2017
    The NYU Silver School of Social Work has long been committed to turning crises into social progress. Today, we find ourselves at a time where many of our community members, neighbors, and allies across the city, country, and globe are facing daunting fears and realities of deportation, incarceration, loss of rights and liberties, and physical and psychological harm.
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