Music, Healing, and Social Justice

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

2018 Annual Alumni Winter Social

  Alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff gathered again Thursday evening for our Annual Alumni Winter Social.  Big band holiday music played from speakers while guests enjoyed food, drink, and mingled with one another. MSW Alumni '18 Maya Williams kicked off the evening with some of her poetry. She opened with To Happiness:  We are … Continue reading 2018 Annual Alumni Winter Social

Pieces of Recovery: The Puzzle Project

"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