Eberly News

Articles for the month of November 2015

The Programs for Multi and Interdisciplinary Studies Make Strong Showing at Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Conference

Merrimack College in North Andover, MA hosted the 37th annual  Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) conference October 22-25, 2015. AIS attracts scholars and administrators from across the country and from around the world with a keen interest in developing and promoting research, pedagogy, and programs in integrative and interdisciplinary studies. The conference theme was “Impact for the Common Good” and included many presentations from  Eberly College’s Program for  Multi and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Carrie Rishel

WVU professor's prevention-focused mental health care education wins Journal of Social Work's Best Teaching Note

With recent incidents of gun violence across the country building a renewed focus on mental health, Carrie Rishel, associate professor in the School of Social Work at West Virginia University, said social workers have a unique role to play in such care.