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Podcast: Re-Imagining Child Welfare Through Technology and Innovation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

January 2021 the Florida Institute for Child Welfare released the second season of its podcast focused on “Re-Imagining Child Welfare Through Technology and Innovation.” In this latest season of the podcast, listeners can learn about how technology, creativity and collaboration is changing and innovating child welfare practice.

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Successful Co-Parenting Project Receives TaxWatch Productivity Award
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce Initiative, created by the Institute of Family Violence Studies (IFVS), housed at the FSU College of Social Work, was recognized as one of Florida TaxWatch’s 2020 Productivity Award recipients.

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Two Social Work Students Honored as Garnet and Gold Scholars
Monday, January 11, 2021

At the end of the Fall 2020 semester, Florida State University inducted 39 students into the prestigious Garnet and Gold Scholars Society. The society recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.

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FSU Launches Training Series to Strengthen Nonprofits
Friday, January 08, 2021

The Florida State University Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) has launched a new online training series for non-profit administrators and NGO leaders.

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Faculty Member Inducted into the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Dr. Amy L. Ai, a professor at the FSU College of Social Work, was inducted in late 2020 into the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). The academy is an honorific society of distinguished scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in social work and social welfare through high impact work that advances social sciences and societal good.

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Graduate Appointed Interim Dean of UT Austin's School of Public Affairs
Monday, January 04, 2021

Dr. David Springer will step into the role as interim dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) while UT conducts a national search for a new dean. More than two decades as a professor and academic leader at UT Austin have prepared him for this new leadership role.

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Florida Sheriffs Association and FSU Institute for Justice Research and Development Announce “Resiliency Behind the Badge” Training Program 
Friday, December 18, 2020

 The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) and Florida State University’s Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD), alongside Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls (R-Palm Harbor) and Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson, Jr., today announced a collaborative new training program, “Resiliency Behind the Badge,” aimed at identifying and addressing post-traumatic stress in law enforcement officers across the state. 

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FSU and Northern Arizona University Partner on Student Resilience
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The Student Resilience Project (SRP), originally created at Florida State University, has launched a custom version of the project at Northern Arizona University (NAU), located in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Congratulations Fall 2020 Graduates
Friday, December 11, 2020

Fall 2020 Graduates were celebrated in a virtual ceremony on Friday, December 11th, incorporating many traditional customs associated with the usual on-campus commencement exercises including the opening processional to “Pomp and Circumstance,” the National Anthem, the Pledge of Allegiance, the official conferring of graduate and undergraduate academic degrees, and the turning of tassels on the graduates’ caps.

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Faculty Member Pam Graham MacDill Retires
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Margaret Atwood wrote in The Penelopiad, “Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall; it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing, in the end, can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember, you are half water. If you can't go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.” Therefore, it is appropriate that Pamela W.

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