Advocating for college access for immigrants

Advocating for college access for immigrants

Once undocumented, Brown’s Robert Sagastume is advocating for policies and laws that will help immigrants access higher education. Expanded access is a win-win for us all, Sagastume says. “Latinx people are very community oriented and often pursue careers in nursing and teaching — positions that are going unfilled in our state. Why wouldn’t you want to leverage all of that potential to benefit our state?”
Five inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Five inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Five PhD candidates at Washington University in St. Louis were inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education April 5-6 at Yale University.
Pow Wow 2019: ‘Keep Them Sacred’

Pow Wow 2019: ‘Keep Them Sacred’

The 29th annual Pow Wow, a celebration of American Indian cultures, will be held Saturday, April 20, in the Washington University Field House. This year’s theme is “Keep Them Sacred: Honoring Generations of Indigenous Women.” Hosted by the Brown School’s Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies, the event is free and open to the public.
Brown School recognizes 2019 distinguished alumni

Brown School recognizes 2019 distinguished alumni

Four Brown School graduates were honored as Distinguished Alumni during a recognition ceremony April 3 for their outstanding contributions to the fields of social work or public health.
Brown School faculty participate in Taiwan conference

Brown School faculty participate in Taiwan conference

Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor; Margaret Sherraden, research professor; and Jin Huang, research associate professor, all at the Brown School, will headline the conference “Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives” April 11 and 12 at National Taiwan University.
Brown School community members honored

Brown School community members honored

Members of the Brown School community, including Dean Mary McKay, were honored with awards from the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy at the 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill in March.
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