Low-to-moderate income black students and graduates accrue on average $7,721 more student debt than their white counterparts, finds a new analysis by researchers in the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis.
A new study by Darrell Hudson of the Brown School delves into the discrimination felt by African American men in St. Louis, the stress it causes them and the coping methods they use to alleviate that stress.
Susan Stiritz, senior lecturer and coordinator of sexuality studies at the Brown School, has been named president-elect of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists.
Three doctoral candidates were inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education April 1-2 at Yale University.
Thinking about blowing that tax refund on a vacation or some home improvements? You might be better off pocketing your cash and saving it, said Michal Grinstein-Weiss, associate director of the Brown School’s Center for Social Development and principal investigator of the Refund To Savings initiative.
Graphic cigarette labels could be effective at reducing smoking rates in American Indian/Alaska Natives communities, according to research from the Brown School.
The 33rd annual Brown School Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented in the Clark-Fox Forum of Hillman Hall. Six awardees were honored for their exceptional commitments to the fields of social work and public health.
Language. Though many of us take it for granted, it’s a vital and essential part of Native American cultural identity. To celebrate its importance, the theme of this year’s Pow Wow is “Honoring Our Language to Strengthen Our Future.” The 26th annual event, a celebration of American Indian cultures, will be held Saturday, April 9, in the Washington University Field House.
The Brown School’s Center for Social Development has launched a new initiative aimed at examining how racism and inequality affect quality of life in the U.S. The Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America will examine the impact of inequality and structural racism on people of color.
The American health care system must do a better job of systematically detecting and treating mental health problems within outpatient primary care clinics, especially those that serve vulnerable populations, finds a study led by Darrell Hudson, assistant professor at the Brown School.