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November 20, 2015
National social work academy honors UW professors Nurius and Lindhorst
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has selected UW School of Social Work Professor and Grace Beals-Ferguson Scholar Paula Nurius and Carol LaMare Associate Professor Taryn Lindhorst as fellows in recognition of their distinguished accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to advancing social good.
November 13, 2015
MSW student Christopher Brown awarded national innovation prize
Social work student Christopher Brown and the organization he founded, Growing Veterans, has been recognized for bold and innovative outreach to returning veterans with The J.M.K. Innovation Prize, which announced individual grants of $175,000 to ten groups across the country on Nov. 12.
October 27, 2015
Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen named top influencer in aging by PBS’ Next Avenue
Social work professor Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen has been named as one of the top 50 Influencers in aging by PBS’s Next Avenue—the first and only public media station for America’s fast-growing aging population.
October 6, 2015
Study says LGBTQ seniors at high risk for poor health in Seattle and King County
Social work professor Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen and colleagues at the UW School of Social Work released a study today identifying widespread social and health disparities experienced by the region's LGBTQ older adults who, Fredriksen-Goldsen said, have unique needs and multiple barriers to accessing appropriate care.
October 1, 2015
Geekwire profiles School of Social Work's use of technology to create change
“It really is this moment when all of us are pivoting toward harnessing what this region is good at,” observes UW School of Social Work Dean Edwina S. Uehara in a Geekwire article profiling how the School is tapping technology to help prevent suicide and improve child well-being.