Lindsay Stark, associate professor at the Brown School, has received a one-year $290,017 grant from UNICEF to assess gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the new $900 billion federal stimulus package, the moratorium on evictions for renters will be extended by one month, through the end of January. The help could not come soon enough, says an expert on social and economic development at the Brown School. However, without more intentional, long-term solutions and investments, this aid will only postpone an inevitable housing crisis.
Researchers at the Brown School are conducting discussion groups with parents and staff in the Special School District of St. Louis County to develop communication tools surrounding COVID-19 testing and vaccination. The research is funded by a two-year, $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to offer 50,000 saliva tests to students, teachers and staff in the six special education schools operated by the district.
The Brown School’s Health Communication Research Laboratory has received two grants totaling $1.57 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to understand and address COVID-19 health disparities.
As schools across the United States have moved to online learning or hybrid models due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis investigates the responses of child nutrition administrative agencies.
Two Washington University in St. Louis students and a recent alumnus were finalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
Adolescent girls face elevated risks of gender-based violence in humanitarian settings. While some interventions exist, more needs to be done to ensure that global efforts to end gender-based violence include a focus on adolescent girls, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Washington University’s Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer program, the first of its kind in cancer prevention and control, has resulted in an uptick in skills, grants, publications, networking and even some practice changes.
Jack Kirkland has been a member of the Brown School faculty for 50 years. And the issues that motivated his career in social work and civil rights remain as urgent as when he began teaching. Kirkland said he seeks to create change through understanding.
What would a truly intergenerational community look like? Three WashU scholars explain how a community can become more accessible for people of every age.