May 23, 2018

School’s Center for Education Data and Research leads prison-based education study

The Center for Education Data and Research, a research center at the School of Social Work, received more than $525,000 from the William T. Grant Foundation to study the value of prison-based education for youth incarcerated in Washington state.

May 4, 2018

School is first institutional social work partner with Gates Foundation to provide student internships

Houa Lee (MSW ‘19) is the inaugural School of Social Work intern at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she will be assigned to the Community and Civic Engagement team for the summer of 2018. 

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.