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Member Spotlight : Amanda Osuna

This past summer, RCGV doctoral student Amanda Osuna (School of Criminal Justice) got some unexpected news. Looking for extra cash, she applied for a job through an agency working with at-risk youth in Lansing. However, that all changed when she was told she’d be stationed instead at the United Methodist Church over 60 miles away in Riverdale, MI

RCGV members present at TEDxMSU

Eight MSU alum presented slices of their academic worlds at the TEDxMSU event Mar. 11 at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts.

When to make the call: New article published on the contextual factors influencing mandatory reporting

Last November, Melanie Carlson, a doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work, made her lead author debut with “A Good Call? Contextual factors influencing mandated reporting in domestic violence programs.”

Tips on enhancing discoverability for researchers

Did you know that more than 85% of traffic to published journal articles comes from Google and Google Scholar searches? Inspired by SAGE Publisher Inc.’s tips on enhancing discoverability, here are some ways in which you can help make your article more visible and retrievable for other researchers in your field. 

Member Spotlight: Morgan E. PettyJohn

RCGV member talks research and winning Graduate Student of the Year By Audrey Matusz  In 2016, when Morgan E. PettyJohn was finishing her master’s at Oklahoma State University, she noticed an unusual...

When is the last time you had a Real Talk?

Tips from a national movement on facilitating discussions with unflinching honesty By Audrey Matusz In 2006, U.S. Congress recognized teen dating violence as a public health concern and elected the...