February 2, 2018

Lewayne Gilchrist, cherished colleague and School’s first associate dean for research, passes away

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Lewayne “Lew” Gilchrist, who served the School in numerous ways for nearly two decades. Lew died suddenly on Jan. 25 at the age of 76.

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January 22, 2018

Former migrant student liaison joins Student Services

Corrina Quesada is the newest member of the Student Services team. Prior to joining the School of Social Work, Corinna worked in Pasco, Washington as a migrant student liaison for the Educational Services District 123 Migrant Education Program.

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January 18, 2018

MLK recognition award celebrates Child Welfare Training & Advancement

On Jan. 18, the Child Welfare Training & Advancement Program (CWTAP) received the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award for distinguished service as part of a series of UW MLK Week celebrations and performances. 

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January 9, 2018

Associate professor Jennifer Romich inducted as 2018 SSWR fellow

Associate professor Jennifer Romich, who also serves as the director of the School's West Coast Pover Center, is honored with selection to the 2018 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research.

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December 15, 2017

Jan Hinkle, child welfare training manager, passes

The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jan Hinkle, Region 1 Child Welfare Training Manager, our co-worker and friend. Read remembrances from Alliance staff.

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