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September 28, 2015

Senator Vitale provides an insider look at addiction and policy

Speaking to more than 50 alumni, faculty, and students, keynote speaker Senator Joseph F. Vitale presented “Addiction & Policy” at the annual Demone lecture on October 9, 2014.

Vitale (D-Middlesex) was first elected to the New Jersey State Senate in 1997 to represent the 19th legislative district, which includes the municipalities of Carteret, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy and Woodbridge. He is chairman of the Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, and vice chair of the Labor Committee.

September 28, 2015

'iSPEAK' Survey Is a Chance for Rutgers-New Brunswick Students to Help Stop Campus Sexual Assault

It is not often that one person can make an important contribution toward preventing a pressing social problem, in this case, campus sexual assault. Now, students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick will have just such an opportunity.

September 28, 2015

Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers Conducts First Research Study of Internet Gambling in United States

The Center for Gambling Studies at the Rutgers University School of Social Work has been awarded $1,287,504 to study the impact of Internet gambling in New Jersey. New Jersey became the third state to allow gambling online when betting started last November.

September 28, 2015

Dr. Lia Nower's research receives extensive media coverage

Congratulations to Dr. Lia Nower for her media hits from, “Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers Conducts First Research Study of Internet Gambling in United States,”

September 28, 2015

The Huamin Research Center Lecture on Donations from Wealthy People in China

The Huamin Research Center and the Center for Leadership and Management were pleased to host a lecture titled “Donations from Wealthy People in China: Level and Changes” by Dr. Guosheng Deng from Tsinghua University.

“Tsinghua University is one of our hosting institutions for the China Study Abroad program and they have been unbelievable kind and generous in welcoming our faculty and students to their campus. This is a very important topic for both China and the US, and we welcome Dr. Deng to Rutgers,” said Chien-Chung Huang, professor and director of the Huamin Research Center.

September 28, 2015

Good News: SSW Faculty and Staff Bulletin, November 2014

Beth Angell, Allison Zippay and Bill Waldman received a grant from the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services for $491,000, to conduct an evaluation of New Jersey's Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) program. Other key personnel for the project include Tina Marie Gajda, project coordinator, Elizabeth Matthews, SSW Ph.D. student and Gina Pearson, MSW intern.

September 28, 2015

Federal Grant Advances Christie Administration’s Efforts to Find Adoptive Families for All New Jersey Foster Children

Advancing its mission to find loving and permanent homes for foster children, the Christie Administration recently received a half million dollar federal grant to further help children find welcoming and supportive adoptive families.

September 28, 2015

Representative Patrick Kennedy was Keynote Speaker for Rutgers conference on Promoting Behavioral Health in the Workplace, ending stigma

More than 300 social workers and other professionals gathered on November 19 at Rutgers University for a day focused on behavioral health in the workplace and ways to reduce the stigma of mental health issues. The conference was a joint effort between the Rutgers School of Social Work’s Center for Leadership and Management and the Office of Continuing Education, as well as corporate sponsors.

September 28, 2015

Waldman is a presentor at a Eagleton Institute event for former NJ Governors and Staff

William Waldman, professor of professional practice, lecturer and executive in residence, presented at a recent event series sponsored by the Eagleton Institute called, "Center for the American Governor." Former NJ Governors and their senior staff reunited to revisit the issues they dealt with during their administration and the lessons learned. Waldman attended the last installment, where the politicians focused on the Whitman administration. Mr.

September 28, 2015

Rutgers Camden Students Spread Thanksgiving Cheer

Check out the beautiful Thanksgiving baskets and turkeys put together for the families in the community by the Undergraduate Social Work students at Rutgers Camden! See more photos at Rutgers Camden USWO!


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