May 28, 2016

UW Today Spotlights Amelia Gavin's Role in Gyllenhaal Documentary

When Amelia Gavin got an email two years ago asking if she’d be willing to be interviewed for a new documentary, she was skeptical — but immediately recognized the name the producer mentioned. “It was Gyllenhaal. I thought, well, could it be?” recalled Gavin, a UW associate professor of social work. Indeed it was.

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May 27, 2016

You’re invited! Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Event

Join the fun at our annual faculty and staff recognition event on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 305 A/B. The year’s event will kick off with a conversation, led by Dean Uehara, about the School’s exciting vision for the future, followed by a catered Caribbean-themed lunch and recognition ceremony for our many outstanding employees.

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May 25, 2016

Center for Women's Welfare Achieves Research Milestone

On May 25, the Center for Women’s Welfare achieved a research milestone with the release of its 100th Self-Sufficiency Standard—this time for the state of Wyoming.

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May 23, 2016

Megan Moore named inaugural Sidney Miller Endowed Assistant Professor in Direct Practice

Dr. Megan Moore, has been selected as the School of Social Work’s inaugural Sidney Miller Endowed Assistant Professor in Direct Practice!  Megan will assume this honorary position in spring quarter, pending approval of the UW Board of Regents.

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May 20, 2016

Sue Sohng, a beloved and distinguished professor, retires

After 25 years, Sue Sohng, one of School’s most distinguished and beloved faculty members, will retire at the end of June. Sue joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 1991, and has been a force for social justice at the School ever since. “To say the School community will miss Sue is a profound understatement,” says Dean Eddie Uehara.

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