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UIndy Health Pavilion faculty, staff, and students showcase research

The first annual UIndy Health Pavilion Scholarship Day, held on Friday, May 19, 2017, showcased research from nearly 20 faculty, staff, undergraduates, and graduate students. Dr. Erin Fekete, School of Psychology, and Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, organized the event as a way to promote interprofessional learning and discussion. “The Health Pavilion

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Social work students venture from classroom to community with BSW alumni

The students in professor Tracy Marschall’s social work class ventured from the classroom to expand their learning in the community. Students in the families class visited Aspen Trace, a facility for senior adults, and participated in a fundraiser to help the fire department track and rescue folks who “wander,” especially children with autism, seniors or

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Fall brings Fun and Fellowship for the Social Work Department

Fall activities keep the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work engaged! Amidst the backdrop of fall foliage, bright skies and warm temperatures, students, faculty, alumni, family and friends gathered for the annual fall party at Eagle Creek Park. A relaxing time with corn hole, hayrides, food and great conversation, the annual event is a

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Health Pavilion is Social Work’s new home!

The Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work has relocated to the second floor of the Health Pavilion joining the health sciences programs and the School of Psychological Sciences. Faculty offices are open and ready for student visits. During Homecoming weekend, the Health Pavilion was officially dedicated with the cutting of the red ribbon. Chair

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Department of Social Work welcomes freshmen to UIndy

Faculty members welcomed the incoming freshmen to the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work. Students are enrolled in SOWK 110, The Field of Social Work class; and/or SOWK 230, The Foundations of Social Work Practice, to begin their preparation towards their BSW professional degree. Students were encouraged to participate in the Social Work Association meetings

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Social Work Graduates Largest Class in Program History

Under sunny skies and a record crowd at the University of Indianapolis on May 2, 2015, 24 social work students received their professional degree and entered the field of Social Work. This group of bright and talented adults represented the largest number of graduates in the history of the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social

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Professors + Pie + Play = Social Work in Action!

The UIndy Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work was well represented in the UIndy’s Pie Your Professor event by Department Chair, Jeff Bryant, and Associate Professor, Tracy Marschall. Both showed their school spirit receiving cold and slippery contents after social work students paid $2.00 a pie to slime the duo. The playful fundraiser’s profits

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Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work Springs into Celebrations

The largest graduating class of the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work attended the Senior Banquet on April 10, 2015. Experiential design students created a fun environment with the theme of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Social work department chair Jeff Bryant, a/k/a Willy Wonka, was Master of Ceremonies of the event. Seniors,

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Volunteers needed for Indy elder quality of life survey effort

The Mapleton Fall-Creek Development Corporation in Indianapolis is partnering with the University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community to launch a door-to-door survey of selected homes having residents age 65 and older. Volunteer surveyors are needed. WHERE: The purpose of the survey is to collect input from senior residents living in the six neighborhoods

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