April 10, 2017

Book event: Gunnar Almgren on the right to health care

As the nation once more grapples with the question of access to affordable and adequate health care as a right of citizenship versus a benefit of social advantage, Columbia University Press has just released UW School of Social Work Professor Gunnar Almgren’s new book Health Care as Right of Citzenship

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March 31, 2017

Lecturer Scott Winn leads workshop on racial equity, April 21

School of Social Work lecturer Scott Winn is presenting Leading with a Racial Equity Lens for Structural Transformation, sponsored by the School's Diversity & Equity Council. Through exercises, discussions and presentations, participants will strengthen their knowledge of strategies and tools to achieve racial equity.

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March 30, 2017

Leadership changes for PhD program and multigenerational concentration

Some important changes affecting the leadership of two School programs have just been announced. Beginning in mid-May, Nancy Hooyman, Nancy R. Hooyman Endowed Professor of Gerontology and Dean Emeritus, will become the PhD program director.

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March 21, 2017

Spring break building updates and new business office hours

During the week of March 20, the School of Social Work observes the UW spring break with the following schedule and room changes:

Research Commons: Open during public business hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday. There are no extended hours or weekend hours until Monday, March 27.

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February 14, 2017

Hats off to our two nominees for distinguished staff awards

Two staff members were nominated for the University’s 2016 Distinguished Staff Award: April Johnson, assistant dean for advancement, and Linda Ruffer, assistant director of the BASW program. 

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