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Eldar Shafir

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

Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice and Concordance Academy of Leadership

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

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

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

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Faculty Spotlight

Nancy Morrow-Howell 

In this country, we need to populate a number of different professions to focus on the aging population. We need more students to choose
careers in aging. The theme for the course was “Aging: It’s personal. It’s professional. It’s your future. Transform it.” They’d better get a handle on this or they will be living with the same outdated social and physical structures we are dealing with now.

Public Health News

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Convenience, workplace incentives may increase use of public transit

New research finds transit stops close to home and workplace incentives are associated with higher likelihood that commuters will choose public transportation.

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Study finds 1.2 percent of preschoolers on Medicaid use psychotropic drugs

A new study finds that that 1.2 percent of American preschool children on Medicaid are using psychotropic drugs, including antidepressants, mood stabilizers and medications for attention-deficit disorder.

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Confronting the public health implications of gun violence

Yearlong university initiative will explore what we know, what we need to know, what to do

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In The News

Professor Mark Rank weighs in on controversial legislation what would severely limit what food stamp recipients can buy.

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Dr. Sean Joe weighs in on the details surrounding late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich’s suicide and provides advice for prevention in a recent St. Louis Post-Dispatch article.

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Fortune Magazine has cited new research from Professor Mark Rank in an article detailing America’s elite one percent. Rank’s research concluded that affluence is more fluid than once thought, but many troubling barriers still remain.

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