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Grant to fund hands-on substance abuse education

Grant to fund hands-on substance abuse education

By Dixita Limbachia

November 10, 2015

The transition from the classroom to the real world will be made even more smooth with the help of a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHA.SAMHA granted $919,000 to Social Work at the University to fund the latest hands-on courses that prevent substance abuse...

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

By Alice Smelyansky

October 16, 2014

Since her undergraduate days at the University, Robin Kaler has been a runner. What started with a tiny track at the Intramural Physical Education Building has led to 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and even multiple marathons. Kaler said training for a race is a project. Some days are devoted to spe...