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Summer 2023

Spring 2023

  • Popular Science and Science Daily highlighted how archaeologist Dr. Jackie Meier is uncovering clues on how the people in Greece’s Mycenaean civilization lived.
  • UNF celebrates National Social Work Month
  • News4JAX and WJCT News shared analysis from sociologistDr. David Jaffee who examined the impacts of corporate investors on the local housing market.
  • Dr. Jessica Chandras was awarded a NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Award.
  • Drs. Jessica Chandras and Jasmine Haynes were selected to participate in the UNF Center for Community-Based Learning’s 2023-2024 Community Scholars Program.
  • Drs. Jessica Chandras, Rosa de Jorio, and Jonathan Grant were awarded a 2023-2024 Community Engagement Research Fellowship by the UNF Center for Community-Based Learning.
  • Sydney Chatani was recognized as the Outstanding Sociology Student of 2022-2023.
  • Magdalynne A. Alley was recognized as the Outstanding Anthropology Student of 2022-2023.
  • Khelsea Boyd (Social Work) and Katie Jones (Sociology) received Spring 2023 Osprey Community Engagement Medallions.
  • Drs. Keith Ashley and Denise Bossy received a 2023-2024 UNF Foundation Grant for their project Visualizing Indigenous History Northeast Florida.
  • The Northeast Unit of the National Association of Social Workers-Florida Chapter honored UNF students at the 2023 Social Work Month Celebration. Paul Buchanan was recognized as BSW Student of the Year; Ryan Rish was recognized as MSW Student of the Year; and Alana Rollins received the Michael J. Wilson Award for Social Justice.

UNF Social Work Awards

From left to right: Dr. Yolanda Machado-Escudero, Dr. Paul Clark, Professor Ross McDonough, BSW Student Paul Buchanan, MSW Student Ryan Rish, MSW Student Alana Rollins, Dr. Jasmine Haynes, and Dr. Cristy Cummings.