Posts Tagged "Internship"

Graduation Hindsight

Graduation brings a mixture of grief and excitement. Grief, due to the melancholy realization that the MSW journey has come to an end; being a student is wonderful in so many ways. And excitement, for the next step and for honoring all this hard work(!) For my last blog, I’d like ...

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MSW Priority application date is right around the corner!

For some readers of this blog our subject might be a reminder to submit an application. For some readers this might be the first time you’ve thought about submitting an application to get your MSW. For some, you’ve already submitted and are probably thinking “did I get in?” For those that ...

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2014-2015 Information Sessions

Interested in obtaining your MSW degree? Ever wonder how the application process, financial aid, and academic work happens at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work? If your answer to any or all of the questions above is YES then please consider signing up for one our information sessions ...

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Stepping Back from Our American Lens

En nuestra pasantia con Laura, una de las trabajadores sociales,en la Clinica de Salud de Puebla A huge part of our experience here these past two weeks has been immersing ourselves in and trying to learn from and about la cultura aquí en Puebla. Through this process, we hope to gain ...

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GSSW Deans and Directors Series: Leverne McCummings, 5th GSSW Dean, 1978-1985

LEVERNE MCCUMMINGS (1932-) 5TH GSSW Dean, 1978-1985 The first person of color to serve as director or dean of GSSW. The first African American to serve as a graduate dean at the University of Denver. LeVerne McCummings was born and raised in South Carolina, attending segregated elementary and secondary schools in Marion County. ...

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4th GSSW Dean – Kenneth W. Kindelsperger (1914-2000)

KENNETH W. KINDELSPERGER (1914-2000) 4th GSSW Dean (1971-1978) Interim Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1978-1979) Acting Dean, Colorado Women’s College, 1980-82 (supervising its merger with DU) Recipient, Outstanding Service to the University of Denver Award, 1986 Ken Kindelsperger was born in Galesberg, Illinois. Ken received a B.S. and M.S. degree in social group work from George ...

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18th Chancellor for the University of Denver named

Dr. Rebecca Chopp 18th Chancellor University of Denver Photo courtesy of: University of Denver   The University of Denver announced today, June 12, 2014 that the 18th Chancellor of the University of Denver is Dr. Rebecca Chopp. Dr. Chopp comes to DU from from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania where she has served as President since ...

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Hasan Hasanović’s personal account “Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide”

“Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide” a first-person account by: Hasan Hasanović January 29, 2014 Graduate School of Social Work Craig Hall Community Room University of Denver The world is full of many amazing individuals who have seen, heard, and felt loss, tragedy, and oppression. Many things in this world we wish would never continue and we hope don’t ...

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DU celebrates its Sesquicentennial (150 years)

The University of Denver will celebrate its Sesquicentennial (150 Years) as a university in 2014. Below is a picture of campus as it would have looked in 1864. Photo courtesy of: http://blogs.du.edu/magazine/files/2013/11/OldCampus-2c892s3.jpg Below is what campus looks like today (2014): Photo courtesy of: http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg112/MobyLL/DU/UniversityHall2.jpg Both photos are of University Hall which was is currently the oldest ...

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Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

Photo courtesy of ABC News. The recent passing of Nelson Mandela brings a unique historical moment for the University of Denver and the Graduate School of Social Work. Our Dean James Herbert Williams, adjunct faculty member Bruce Guernsey, and staff member Ethan Crawford took a group of nine students to ...

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