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April 29, 2015

Eldar Shafir
Eldar Shafir is William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and co-founder and scientific director at ideas42. He conducts empirical studies of decision-making and is interested in the tension between normative assumptions and people’s actual behaviors. His current research focuses on decision-making in contexts of poverty and on application of behavioral research to policy. In 2012, Barack Obama appointed him to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Shafir is co-author of the book, Scarcity.
The event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School Distinguished Lecture Series.

April 29: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM at Brown Hall, Brown Lounge

April 29, 2015

Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice and Concordance Academy of Leadership
Please join us in celebrating the launch of the Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice and the Concordance Academy of Leadership. This unique partnership is committed to innovative interventions, rigorous real-world research, and the delivery of sophisticated services to criminal justice-involved adults.
Missouri History Museum Grand Hall
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112
Press Conference, Opening Remarks, and Panel Discussion
Cocktail Reception to follow
Panelists will include Edward F. Lawlor, Dean and William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor at the Brown School; George Lombardi, Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections; Dan Isom, Professor of Policing and the Community at University of Missouri – St. Louis and former Chief of Police for St. Louis City; and John Robinson, Academy board member.
Learn more about this public-private-academic initiative developed to accelerate the feedback loop of research, practice, and policy engagement.
RSVP to or call 314-444-1128. 

April 29: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM at Missouri Histpry Museum Grand Hall

April 30, 2015

Beyond Dead Men Ruling: Making the 21st Century the Century of the Child

*Part of the Policy Forum Child Well-Being Series
Eugene Steuerle is Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute, and a columnist under the title The Government We Deserve. Among past positions, he has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Analysis (1987-1989), President of the National Tax Association (2001-2002), chair of the 1999 Technical Panel advising Social Security on its methods and assumptions, Economic Coordinator and original organizer of the 1984 Treasury study that led to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, President of the National Economists Club Educational Foundation, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Federal Executive Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a columnist for the Financial Times.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School's Center for Social Development 20th Anniversary.​

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April 30: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM at Brown Hall, Brown Lounge

May 14, 2015

Brown School Recognition Ceremony
At the recognition ceremony, held in the WUSTL Athletic Complex Field House, each graduating student will be individually recognized and will receive their diploma from Dean Edward Lawlor.

May 14: 7:30 PM-9:00 PM at

May 15, 2015

All-University Commencement
The all-university Commencement ceremony will take place Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle.

May 15: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM at

May 15, 2015

Brown School Reception and Diploma Distribution
Immediately following the University Ceremony, the Brown School will host a celebratory reception for its graduates and their guests. Food and drinks will be available, and graduates will pick up their diplomas and drop off their regalia.

May 15: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM at Brown Commons

June 09, 2015

MSW Info Session
MSW Info Session

June 09: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM at Goldfarb 132


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