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Sean Joe 

"Part of the reason I came to the Brown School is that it has a rich
tradition of doing very rigorous work and being community-based and engaged. I knew from my conversations with  Dean Edward F. Lawlor, and others here, that the university had a commitment to seeing broader societal issues addressed and that the university has a potentially substantial role to play in doing that."

Social work and public health students at the Brown School are united by a passion to help others.  Gain the knowledge to make great change happen.


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Johnson-Javois appointed to governor’s Ferguson Commission

Bethany A. Johnson-Javois has been appointed a member of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s special Ferguson Commission.

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Wash U Expert: Supreme Court case against Affordable Care Act has no merit

McBride, noted health economist, says scholars have cast serious doubt on logic of the case.

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When I’m 64: Imagining the future of aging

New interdisciplinary freshman course examines personal, professional relevancy of aging revolution.

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Students from Assistant Professor Patrick Fowler's class, "Prevention and Promotion to Support Healthy Child Development Among At-Risk Families and Communities" published an op-ed for Mental Illness Awareness Week in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

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The Brown School's Center for Social Development found that the social and emotional development of children with college savings accounts was better than it was for those without them.

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The Brown School’s Center for Social Development released a report in 2013, "Homeownership and Wealth among Low- and Moderate-Income Households," which showed that low and moderate-income homeowners generated a higher net worth than their counterparts who rented during the same time period.

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