Spring 2018 New Course Offering

In Spring 2018, Prof. Mashura Akilova will be offering a new course “Jordan: Social Work Practice and Refugee Crisis Response,” which will include a trip to Jordan during the spring break holiday. This 3-credit course will be open to all students, however priority will be given to graduating students. Only 15 students will be allowed to enroll in the course, based on an application process.

The course will cover the global and local response to refugee issues, as well as social work practice with refugees and displaced persons. Applications are due by 6 p.m. Sunday, November 12 via email to

Click here to download the application.

NOTE: Students are responsible for all travel costs. The School is not able to offer scholarships for the trip to Jordan. The travel costs are estimated to be between $2,000-$2,500. Selected students who will need to borrow additional loans to cover these costs should reach out to the Office of Financial once they received more detailed information from Prof. Akilova about the trip itinerary and costs.

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