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 Tulane Empowers

Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Green Wave fans help dedicate $13 million practice facility for basketball and volleyball teams.
 
High Marks for Public Service
Public service interns like Andrea Gallagher gain hands-on experience in their majors, while giving back to the community.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.

Social work professorship to help young professors grow

The professorship honors Sonja Bilger Romanowski, a 1962 Newcomb College graduate in psychology and 1964 master of social work recipient. 

SSW investiture
The professorship endowed by Sonja Bilger Romanowski, right, supports the work of assistant professor Madeline Lee, left, who studies how accreditation can improve services for children and families. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

January 30, 2013

Joseph Halm
jhalm@tulane.edu

Madeline Lee’s passion is helping vulnerable children and families who are navigating the crossroads of child welfare, mental health and special education systems, and thanks to a new Tulane professorship, she’ll have some extra support to do that.

The newly created Sonja Bilger Romanowski Professorship in Social Work at Tulane University will be used to support the research and scholarship of faculty members in the early stages of their careers. Appointments are for three-year periods. More...

 

 

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