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Edward F. Lawlor concludes 12 years as dean of the Brown School
This year’s commencement recessional ushered out the final class of Brown School graduates under the leadership of Dean Edward F. Lawlor.
Take a look back at some of Dean Lawlor’s key successes and culminating moments.
Delta Omega and Phi Alpha induct outstanding graduates
The Brown School’s chapter of Delta Omega, the honorary society in public health, welcomed 12 new members, and our chapter of Phi Alpha, the honor society for social work, added 11 new honorees.
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At the Brown School Recognition Ceremony on May 19, Marcus Brown, Mobolaji Fowose, Charlotte Key and Lei Chen were nominated by faculty and other students to represent their respective classes as student marshals.
Summer Institute launches to offer intensive professional training
Open to practicing professionals as well as graduate students, the Brown School’s inaugural Summer Institute offers classes to build attendees’ capacity in communications, data analysis, leadership and management.
Dean Lawlor encourages graduates to “be activists” in his last Recognition Ceremony
Nearly 300 degree candidates were honored at the Brown School Recognition Ceremony at the Washington University Field House, May 19. The ceremony was the last as Dean of the Brown School for Edward F. Lawlor, who will conclude his deanship on June 30.
Graduates recognized for local and international service
The Dr. Clara Louise Meyers Outstanding Practicum Student awards and Shirlee Fink Kahn Award for Volunteerism recognized students’ contributions through practicum work and volunteer service.
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