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Professor Heywood Sanders named interim chair, Department of Public Administration Date: 06/11/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff

Professor Heywood Sanders assumes the role of interim chair of the Department of Public Administration, effective May 15, 2018. He replaces Professor Christopher Reddick who served as Chair from 2007 to 2018.

COPP researchers working to improve effectiveness of human trafficking investigations Date: 05/31/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

Criminal Justice Professor and Chair Michael Smith and Criminal Justice Associate Professor Rob Tillyer are conducting research to examine the strengths and weakness of current tools that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) uses in its human trafficking investigations. Researchers may be able to assist in its efforts to reduce human trafficking incidents and help victims.

Dean Saenz co-authors new report on decline of births among whites - New York Times Date: 06/20/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff

According to Analysis of National Center for Health Statistics data, deaths are outnumbering births among whites faster than expected.

Pathway to Health Professions program featured in San Antonio Express-News Date: 06/18/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

The Pathway to Health Professions program is paving the way for students from medically underserved communities to attain careers in the health care field.

Master of Social Work degree helps employees combat child neglect and abuse Date: 06/18/18 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff

The Master of Social Work program delivers curriculum to employees of the Texas Department of Protective and Family Services Regions 8 (San Antonio) and 11 (Corpus Christi). The May 2018 cohort is the second graduating class from Corpus Christi, Texas.