Mandel School Assistant Professor Testifies
on Public Housing Research
Members of the Congressional Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity heard about "impressive successes" and "deep challenges" faced by Chicago residents as they move from massive low-income housing projects to mixed-income housing developments.
Mark Joseph, assistant professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, received a special invitation from Maxine Waters, the subcommittee's chair, to inform members about what academic research suggests for the future of the nation's approach to public housing.
"I believe the timing is excellent for this hearing on this topic," Joseph told committee members. He has studied the transition during the past five years. Read more.
Case Western Reserve offers two non-denominational chapel locations for wedding celebrations, and both offer opportunities for parties of all sizes. Go online for more information about Amasa Stone Chapel or Harkness Chapel.
The university's book club is currently reading Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein. Those interested in discussing the book are invited to attend the group's next meeting from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 11, in Crawford Hall 720. Contact Susan Benedict for details.
For Faculty and Staff
The University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) is hosting a discussion on "Is Academia Becoming More Uncivil?" from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 30, in the Allen Memorial Medical Library's Herrick Room. During this journal club session, participants will discuss two articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education. One deals with 'academic bullying' and the other with a more extreme form of it called 'mobbing' where a group of faculty gang up on someone whom they wish to have leave. RSVP by e-mail to UCITE .
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WOW!: Wade Oval Wednesdays, an evening of free concerts in University Circle, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. each Wednesday through August 26. This evening's event will feature Roberto Ocasio's Latin Jazz Project. WOW! also will feature food from local restaurants and artwork by local artisans. Rain site: The large tent on Wade Oval.
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