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Fifth Annual UNC Charlotte Veterans' Conference to Address Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration

   January 23, 2018

A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve women veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives.

“Joining Forces for Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration,” is free and open to the public, and will be held February 27, 2018 at the UNC Charlotte Student Union.

National, state, and regional experts,...

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Professor Lori Thomas: We Need to Expand the Conversation on Affordable Housing and Homelessness

   January 9, 2018

This post originally appeared on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Dashboard and is republished with permission.

by: Dr. Lori Thomas

I took for granted as a young professional that affordable housing and homelessness were a part of the same conversation.

In the late 1990s, I worked for a...

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UNC Charlotte Peer Educators Lead Dialogue on Sexuality and Sexual Health

   December 7, 2017

Social work professor Jessamyn Bowling and a team of students are leading a new sexuality education initiative for UNC Charlotte, and in its first semester, the program is already making a difference.

The Peer Leader-...

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School of Social Work Wins $1.8 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health

   September 21, 2017
The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand integrated care practices across the Charlotte region. Awarded by the Health Resources and...

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Professor Lori Thomas Leads Workshop Examining Solutions to Homelessness

   September 20, 2017
School of Social Work professor and homelessness expert Lori Thomas recently joined other advocates in Burlington, NC for “Students Facing Homelessness,” a workshop to educate the community on what Alamance and other counties are doing to end...

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NBC News: Social Work Professor Talks Technology and Sexual Assault Prevention

   August 28, 2017
UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke is a sexual assault prevention researcher and advocate. Dr. Mennicke sat down with NBC News to discuss how new technology is helping to make a difference. WATCH

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Dean's Duo: Welcome Back

   August 21, 2017
Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human...

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LISTEN: Social Work Alumna Fights Human Trafficking

   August 15, 2017
Charlotte is a hot spot for human trafficking.  North Carolina is a top-ten state for the practice and because of its geography, Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in the state.  Young people are particularly vulnerable...

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Professor Roger Suclupe Wins Accessibility Excellence Award

   June 21, 2017
School of Social Work professor Roger Suclupe has received the 2017 Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff, presented by the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services. The award is presented in recognition staff or faculty with a...

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Professor Annelise Mennicke Discusses Police Perceptions of Sexual Assault Cases

   May 24, 2017
Professor Annelise Mennicke researches how systems respond to domestic violence and sexual assault. She spoke with Fusion News about how rollbacks of federal oversight of local law enforcement could effect the investigation and prosecution...

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