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April 14, 2015
Two social work students awarded UW Bonderman travel fellowships
Social work graduate students Ashley Bush and Alan Wong are two of 14 UW students awarded Bonderman travel fellowships, worth $20,000 each, that will allow them to embark on solo journeys that last for are at least eight months and take them to regions and countries around the world.
April 13, 2015
Exhibit features powerful graphics in labor-protest art tradition
On display through June 12 in the School of Social Work's first floor gallery, a new art exhibit called Job Fair? demonstrates the rich tradition of labor protest art. The exhibit features the work of UW Tacoma students who took the Labor, Globalization and Art course from artist and professor Beverly Naidus.
April 9, 2015
Sharon Borja named Magnuson Scholar for outstanding academic performance and promise
Every year, the University's six Health Sciences schools and the Magnuson Scholars Program select a health sciences student for recognition based on outstanding academic performance and potential contributions to health sciences research. This year, Sharon Borja is the 2015-16 Magnuson Scholar for the School of Social Work.
April 7, 2015
Roger Roffman calls for public-health education as part of state's marijuana law
"On the road to a more just marijuana policy in the United States, we're leaping ahead in some respects yet falling seriously behind in others," says emeritus social work professor Roger Roffman in a Seattle Times editorial.
April 3, 2015
Associate Professor Taryn Lindhorst receives UW Distinguished Teaching Award for 2015
Taryn Lindhorst, Carol LaMare Associate Professor of Social Work, received the UW Award of Excellence for Distinguished Teaching Award on April 2. “We are thrilled that Taryn was selected for this highly competitive and prestigious award,” said Eddie Uehara, Professor and Ballmer Endowed Dean in Social Work.