Applied Arts and Social Justice MSW student, Libby Arsenault '21 recently received a full scholarship to attend a 3 day Artivism Conference in Belfast, ME: What's Art Got To Do With It? The Student Social Work Organization covered additional travel costs and hotel expenses. The focus of the conference was the use of arts in … Continue reading Music, Healing, and Social Justice
Every year, UNE WCHP welcomes all new health professions students to their robust NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION. Not only is this a great time to get pre-enrollment tasks out of the way and become acquainted with the University, campus culture, and greater Portland community at large, but it's also a great opportunity to meet your specific … Continue reading ‘Tis the time to orient!
At UNE, alongside dedication to teaching excellence, our social work faculty are also involved in collaborative research projects, presentations, and ongoing interprofessional work in the community. Our faculty spotlight today is Clay Graybeal, PhD. Clay Graybeal, Ph.D., has had a busy fall. He partnered with Kathryn Brandt, D.O., of the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine, and … Continue reading Faculty Spotlight: Clay Graybeal, Ph.D.
"The opposite of addiction is connection" - Johann Hari TED TALK Glenn Simpson, activist and UNE MSW student pursuing the Applied Arts and Social Justice (AASJ) certificate, was out Black Friday not to shop, but to hang banners as part of a public awareness campaign for safe injection sites. See Portland Press Herald article here. Drug … Continue reading Pieces of Recovery: The Puzzle Project