The spring issue of the Redbird Scholar has been published.
Lauretta Schaefer is a dance education major who spent her early childhood in the foster care system before being adopted. Now she is working with Social Work Professor Doris Houston, director of Illinois State’s Center for Child Welfare and Adoption Studies, to investigate the factors that influence academic success for Illinois students who have spent time in foster care.
The following summaries of books authored or edited by Illinois State faculty appear in the fall 2016 print issue of the Redbird Scholar.
Associate Professor Kathryn Wehrmann from Illinois State University’s School of Social Work will lead the National Association of Social Workers.
Social Work 456: Child and Family Policy is a master’s course designed to explore existing and proposed policies on both a local and federal level that address social issues relating to children and families.
The public is invited to attend the “Interests, Talents, and Skills of African American Youth,” on Friday, June 3, at the Alumni Center.
More than 500 Illinois State undergraduate and graduate students distilled months of hard work into posters that they displayed Friday at the University Research Symposium.
“A Call to Action: Disrupting the (In)Justice of the School to Prison Pipeline” will be the theme of the Social Work Day Conference on March 28.
The Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences will sponsor its fifth Main Street College event at 7 p.m. March 21, at the ISU Alumni Center.
Mark Olson and Eros DeSouza replicated a 2002 survey on instructors coming out in the classroom, with results that surprised them.