CSD co-sponsors productive aging conference

In August 2009, international gerontology scholars gathered in China to address the challenge of initiating research and policy innovations that will support older adults in being actively engaged and harness their contributions for the betterment of families, communities, and society.

Generations United recognizes Experience Corps research with award

At a ceremony on July 30, Generations United will award the 2009 Brabazon Award for Evaluation Research to Stacey McCrary, Project Manager at CSD and Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ralph and Muriel Pumphrey Professor of Social Work at the Brown School, and Faculty Associate at CSD.

CSD launches new College Savings Initiative

Through the College Savings Initative, CSD and the New America Foundation will examine innovative ways to create more inclusive 529 college savings plans.

Michael Sherraden speaks at the United Nations on Social Work Day

On April 6, 2009, Michael Sherraden, Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development and Director of the Center for Social Development, presented the wrap-up speech at the 26th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations.

Tutoring produces big gains in student learning

Rigorous new research from Washington University’s Brown School shows significant gains from a national service program that trains experienced Americans to help low-income children one-on-one in urban public schools.