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Assistant Professor Nora Kenworthy Makes Headlines in The Herald

Assistant Professors Nora Kenworthy and Lauren Berliner's research findings were featured in an article in The Herald on Thursday, March 16. Their study, published last month in Social Science & Medicine, looked at the success of crowdfunding for medical bills and revealed surprising results.

March 21, 2017

Interdisciplinary Collaboration Creates Results: Sara Cole Receives Founders Fellow Research Scholarship

Collaboration across disciplines brings out the best in our students and faculty! In February, Sara Cole (senior, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences) was awarded a Founders Fellows Research Scholarship. While Sara is an IAS student, her mentor is our School's Assistant Professor Jody Early. Sara's project is titled "Sex Education 2.0: A Content Analysis of Online Teen Sexual Health Forums."

March 10, 2017

Assistant Professor Kenworthy and Team Receive Grant

Congratulations to researchers, Drs. Nora Kenworthy, Johanna Crane, and Lynn Thomas! Their project, "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Global Health Partnerships in Africa" has been awarded a Collaboration Studio Grant which provide UW faculty groups with leave to catalyze, deepen, or reconfigure cross-disciplinary research and to work toward publication.

March 7, 2017

Distinguished Speaker: Amani M. Nuru-Jeter, Ph.D., M.P.H.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Amani M. Nuru-Jeter on Tuesday, 5/23, 6pm, DISC 061. Please join us for a discussion on "What Is This Thing We Call “Race” and How Does it Get into the Body?" We are pleased to co-host this event with the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, and hope you will RSVP to attend this presentation and recognize Dr. Nuru-Jeter's exemplary scholarship and leadership.

March 7, 2017