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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

Associate Chancellor Robin Kaler stands in front of the Alma Mater. When Alma changes outfits, Kaler is the one who dresses her up.

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...