Martha N. Ozawa, former Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy and professor emerita at the Brown School, died May 3, 2016, at her home in St. Louis. She was 82.
Google’s decision this week to ban payday loan ads should be commended, but also highlights the need that many lower-income consumers have for affordable short-term loan options, says an expert on social and economic development at Washington University in St. Louis.
Sarah Gehlert, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity at the Brown School, has been named to the steering committee of the California Breast Cancer Research Program.
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.