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Tips to go dry in January and beyond, or to indulge safely

Though we are already a few days into 2023, many are still working to shore up New Year’s resolutions and healthier lifestyles in general.  One popular idea is to practice Dry January, “a time when people take a break from drinking and examine their relationship with alcohol,” as described by the director of the National […]

Social work alumni honored by Excellence in Virginia Government Awards

Two VCU School of Social Work alumni were recognized as part of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs’ 14th annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards on April 15, 2021. ‘Friends never leaves me’ John Purnell Jr. (M.S.W.’64/SW; M.P.A.’78/GPA) received the Grace E. Harris Leadership Award. Purnell was executive director of the […]