May 22, 2018

At Professor Gunnar Almgren retirement event, Dean Uehara announces student award in his honor

“Teaching at the University of Washington is the best job in the world,” said retiring professor Gunnar Almgren yesterday at his send-off party in a sun-filled Suzzallo Library reception room lined with stained-glass windows and Pacific Northwest murals.

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May 10, 2018

Students’ Choice Teaching Awards announced

From a distinguished slate of faculty nominees, our students recently selected their choice for teacher and mentor awards. The 2018 BASW Students’ Choice Teaching Award goes to Teddy McGlynn-Wright.

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May 8, 2018

Saul Clifasefi joins School as assistant director of finance administration

Two positions in financial operations were recently filled: Saul Clifasefi became the assistant director of finance administration and Shirley Alcantara joined the staff as a budget/fiscal unit supervisor with the Dean’s office.

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April 4, 2018

Social Work PhD student Bianca Altamirano named Magnuson Scholar

Bianca Altamirano is one of six UW students named a Magnuson Scholar for 2018-2019, selected for her outstanding scholastic performance and potential contributions to social work research.

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March 30, 2018

Speaking out about gender norms and empowerment

Katie Querna, a PhD candidate who researches gender and sexuality norms, is taking her message of mindfulness, masculinity and nonviolence to diverse audiences including a recent CrossCut Festival and articles appearing in UW Medicine and the Whole U.

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