Christine Hallquist became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for a governorship by a major party when she won Vermont’s Democratic primary Aug. 14. The nomination marks a seismic shift in the social culture of our nation, says an expert on transgender adults at Washington University in St. Louis.
Rachel Tabak, research associate professor at the Brown School, has received a five-year $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study ways to prevent weight gain and chronic disease among mothers age 18-35.
Alexandra Morshed and Roger Wong, two doctoral students at the Brown School, have been named 2018-19 NASW/CSWE Social Work HEALS Fellows.
This fall, the Brown School will launch its second post-master’s certificate program with a collaborative teaching approach that will emphasize research-backed interventions, hands-on learning and advanced concepts helpful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder.
Esther Shin, AB ’94, MSW ’98, president of Urban Strategies, Inc., is striving to revitalize St. Louis’ Near North Side with help from community partners and a $29.5 million federal grant.
Quotes faculty experts provided to various news outlets on a variety of topics including the Zika virus, gay olympians and nepotism in the Trump administration.
Older adults living in public senior housing communities experience a large degree of loneliness, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Nevertheless, senior housing communities may be ideal locations for reducing that loneliness, the study finds.
Lexi Lampkin, an undergraduate in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Robert Sagastume, a graduate student in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, have been selected among thousands of applicants to attend the 11th annual Clinton Global Initiative University this fall.
The Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School, Mary McKay, discusses her career-long commitment to social justice, and the impact that bringing public health, social work and public policy together in the Brown School can have on its students.
Fred M. Ssewamala has been installed as the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor of Social Work in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. A ceremony was held Feb. 8 in Brown Hall to mark the occasion, followed by a reception in Goldfarb Hall.