Dean Khinduka built the modern research-oriented George Warren Brown School of Social Work. He is also a dedicated leader committed to furthering the social work profession.
Singapore’s innovative response to its rough and vulnerable beginning has shaped the first 50 years of the island country, Michael Sherraden said Wednesday, speaking to a crowd gathered at the National University of Singapore for his public lecture marking Singapore’s 50th Anniversary as an independent nation.
The Singapore launch of the Next Age Institute is on Monday, February 23, at the National University of Singapore. The event will feature Singapore’s Senior Minister of State Amy Khor as the guest of honor.
Patel, L. (2014, April). Social workers shaping welfare policy in South Africa: The white paper for social welfare and lessons for policy practice (CSD Perspective No. 14-23). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Pawar, M. (2014). Social challenges and policy innovations by social workers in Australia (CSD Working Paper No. 14-10). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Social workers from around the world traveled to St. Louis in April to join a conversation about policy challenges, policy practice and professional training of social workers.
April 6-8, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri
Michael Sherraden, PhD, George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor and director of the Center for Social Development at the Brown School, has been named the inaugural S. R. Nathan Professor at the National University of Singapore.
In the decades ahead, China will have a very large older population, with many older adults who are relatively healthy and interested in being actively engaged in their communities. Contributions of older adults will be necessary for social and economic development of families, communities and society.
April 17, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
The Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School will host a Symposium on International Research and Innovation on April 17, 2012, to examine the process and experiences of building international research partnerships and highlight innovations in economic empowerment and financial inclusion in international settings.
CSD congratulates its research partner, Seoul Welfare Foundation, for winning the 2010 United Nations Public Service Award in the category of “Improving the delivery of public services” for its leadership of the Seoul Hope-Plus Savings Accounts project.
CSD director Michael Sherraden and Margaret Sherraden, CSD research professor, were in high demand when they spent the fall semester of 2009 in Asia.