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SSW Ph.D. student awarded research grant

Sheetal RanaSchool of Social Work Ph.D. student Sheetal Rana was awarded a $9,600 research grant by the University's Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences. The grants are for research that addresses the social implications of problems in health, environment, or the life sciences.

She received the stipend for her expenses for her research titled "Frontline Youth Work with Street Children and Youth in Nepal: Edge Work, Boundary Work, Hard Work." Her study examines youth work with street children and youth in Nepal, including how the work is practiced, what determines how it is practiced, and what can be changed to enhance effective, evidence-based practice. The study is being conducted in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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