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What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?
Academic Programs / In The Classroom / Social Justice

What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. He applies the knowledge gained through his program to modern human rights issues (in this case, access to health care). In a 2011 interview with CNSNews, then-TV personality Donald Trump was quoted affirming, “It starts with increasing competition between … … Continue reading »

Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants
Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship / Social Justice

Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants

As uncertainty for undocumented immigrant learners continues to build, mental health professionals across the country are uniting to support them. Adler University’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action welcomed panelists March 21 to a Chicago campus Common Hour centered on exactly that. The professionals shared tips and a list of resources for those who … Continue reading »

Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo
Social Justice

Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo

Ailey Jolie is a graduate student at Adler University’s Vancouver campus who devotes her advocacy efforts to sexual assault and sex trafficking awareness. Most recently, Jolie published a personal memoir centered on her own healing after surviving as a victim of childhood sex trafficking, “My Body, My Story“. All profits support ending child sex trafficking in … Continue reading »

Become an ‘Inclusion Rider’ for People With Disabilities
Academic Programs

Become an ‘Inclusion Rider’ for People With Disabilities

Mary Drout, Ph.D., is the director of the Master of Arts in Counseling: Rehabilitation Counseling program offered through Adler University’s Chicago Campus. The program prepares clinicians to improve the quality of life for individuals who face physical, developmental and emotional challenges associated with disabilities.   At the 2018 Oscars, Francis McDormand highlighted the term “inclusion … Continue reading »

Finding Your Inner Wonder Woman May Not be as Complicated as You Think
Academic Programs / Social Justice

Finding Your Inner Wonder Woman May Not be as Complicated as You Think

Cali Burke is a first-year Adler University Chicago campus student in the Master of Arts in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology program. In March, she and her cohort are celebrating “Unity and Sport” — a month dedicated to encouraging cohesiveness throughout the university community. Below, she shares her thoughts on the female empowerment portrayed in 2017 blockbuster hit, … Continue reading »

Save the Dates: Upcoming Events to Support Adler’s Game-Changing Centers & Institute Work
Centers & Institute / Community / Conferences & Events

Save the Dates: Upcoming Events to Support Adler’s Game-Changing Centers & Institute Work

Adler University is far from a typical higher education institution. In alignment with our mission of advancing global equity, we are committed to pursuing social change through service to communities, especially those with disenfranchised or marginalized populations. So, how do we go about that? In many ways, including through our centers and institute — expert-led … Continue reading »

Becoming a Social Change Agent: Top 5 Tips for Your Graduate Admission Interview Day
Academic Programs / Admission

Becoming a Social Change Agent: Top 5 Tips for Your Graduate Admission Interview Day

Under the thoughtful guidance of our admissions counselors, hopeful Adler University students embark on a journey that includes informational sessions, email exchanges, applications, phone calls and more. Among the most critical aspects of the screening process to select our future socially responsible practitioners – and one of the final steps – is interview day. But, what … Continue reading »