You can register for the Nov. 14 Colloquium for $45 or free as a student. Theme: "Beyond 'Advocacy' - New Movements for Lasting Change."
What's at stake? A lot, obviously, and the punditry press is literally choked with words trying to capture one or another piece of the total picture. Center stage in recent days has been, with good reason, the way women victims of sexual assault are heard (or not) by men of power. Just off in the … Continue reading What’s really at stake with the Brett Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court?
Student Name Ryan Godwin, BSW, Newton, Mississippi Agency Name / City / Semester Institute for Disability Studies / Hattiesburg / Fall 2018 What are your responsibilities as an intern? As an intern at IDS, I am responsible for keeping thorough notes regarding each client visit, reviewing client files for errors or missing forms, making copies … Continue reading Field Intern Spotlight: Ryan Godwin
IDS at Southern Miss assists Mississippians with disabilities and their families.
Learn about two on-campus events on the opioid crisis, the opening of the SWK Writing Lab, and more.
Students, sign up to showcase your research at the 2019 conference March 6-8.
Two disaster stories have dominated headlines over the past couple of days – 1. Hurricane Florence barreling in to the Carolinas, killing at least eight, flooding communities, and leaving at least a million people without power; and 2. Thousands of Boston area residents fleeing for their lives as a series of gas explosions set scores … Continue reading Decaying infrastructure puts everyone at risk
Learn more about a voter registration/turnout project, meet the Field Education team, and more.
Everyone enjoying a healthy relationship with reality knows at least three things about climate change - (1) it's real, (2) it's happening far more rapidly than anyone had anticipated, with devastating consequences, and (3) our only hope of staving off ever-worsening impacts (including, quite possibly, our own species' extinction) is to radically reduce the emission … Continue reading Do Trump and Fellow Fossil Fuel Fanatics Have a Death Wish?
The Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare's signature event is Sept. 14 in Hattiesburg and offers seven CEUs.