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Israel in the Current Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities

October 22: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM at Buer Hall Frick Forum at the Olin Business School

Community Action Forum: Creating Economic Opportunity

October 23: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM at St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

What's Stopping Women: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

October 28: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM at Emerson Auditorium inside Knight Hall

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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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Brownson installed as Bernard Becker Professor

Expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology carrying on legacy of noted ophthalmologist.

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Center for Social Development receives $1 million Treasury grant for retirement savings research

Project to explore strategies for taxpayers to open, fund myRA accounts when filing taxes.

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Guo, Yadama named assistant vice chancellors for international affairs

New vice chancellors will focus on increasing impact, visibility in Greater China, India.

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In The News

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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