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January 28, 2015
Former School lecturer Lloyd Averill passes away at age 91
Lloyd Averill, who was a senior lecturer at the School from 1984 to 1993 with an emeritus appointment afterwards, passed away Dec. 17, 2014.
January 6, 2015
Partners for Our Children launches online parenting-skills program
A new open-source parenting program developed by Partners for Our Children—a School of Social Work-affliated innovation center—is designed to support parents with chidlren in foster care in an effort to reunite families.
December 31, 2014
Norma Timbang receives 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award
Norma Timbang, a community activist, social worker and lecturer at the School of Social Work, is this year’s recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award for the School of Social Work.
December 22, 2014
New research shows optimism and hope among homeless Alaska Native elders
Mention homeless people and words like optimistic, hopeful and happy are typically not what spring to mind. More likely, said Jordan Lewis, an assistant professor in the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, the stereotypes are negative
December 17, 2014
Migration Now! — Art exhibit on immigration and social justice opens Dec. 29.
A limited edition portfolio of vibrant handmade prints—Migration Now!—is on display from Dec. 29, 2014 to March 27, 2015 at the UW School of Social Work First Floor Gallery, 4101 15th Avenue NE. The exhibit is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday. You may also preview the exhibit online.