April 19, 2018

School is first institutional social work partner with Gates Foundation to provide leading edge student experience

Houa Lee (MSW ‘19) is the inaugural Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation School of Social Work intern where she will be assigned to the Office of Community and Civic Engagement.

April 11, 2018

Writer and advocate Ijeoma Oluo is keynote speaker at 2018 School of Social Work graduation

Ijeoma Oluo, a Seattle-based writer, dynamic speaker and “Internet Yeller,” will give the keynote address at the June 7 graduation ceremony for the School of Social Work.

April 10, 2018

Two School of Social Work students join Husky 100 group

School of Social Work students Ellena Jones (BASW ‘18) and Tina Hernandez (BASW ‘18) were selected to be part of the prestigious Husky 100 cohort. The stuHusky 100 Ellena Jonesdent recognition program acknowledges 100 undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines from the Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell campuses who exemplify leadership, passion, creativity and commitment. 

March 27, 2018

Washington praised for leading role in suicide prevention training, says Scientific American

A recent Scientific American editorial singled out Washington state as the only state in the nation that requires all health care workers—not just those in social work or mental health fields—receive suicide prevention training. “More states should follow in Washington’s footsteps,” declared the popular science magazine.

March 21, 2018

School of Social Work ranked one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report

The School of Social Work continues to offer one of the top graduate social work programs in the nation, according to rankings released in March for the U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Graduate Schools.