NASW news

Work from home like a pro

Are you new to working from home? Check out this tipsheet brought to you by the NASW Freelance Committee for advice on creating a home office, work-life balance, working at home with kids, and the freelance lifestyle.

Music to the ears might be balm for the brain

Studies show that music therapy, listening to or playing music to improve health, decreases symptoms of depression, improves memory, and increases quality of life in people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.

Cancer biology and neuroscience students are first Graduate Travel Fellows to AAAS

Selected from a pool of almost 30 well-qualified applicants, Claudia Lopez-Lloreda, a neuroscience Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania and Calley Jones, a cancer biology Ph.D. student at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, make up the inaugural class of NASW Graduate Travel Fellows to the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held Feb. 13-16.