I’ve seen a lot of art by famous artists, but I’ve never been so moved as I was by this show. This art show patron is not talking about an exhibit at the Louvre in Paris or the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. She is talking about a brain injury art show, Breaking the Silence, now on exhibit at the UW School of Social Work First Floor Gallery until Sept. 30, 2016.
Art exhibit to raise awareness about brain injury ends Sept. 30
Megan Moore leads study identifying disparities in care among children with traumatic brain injury
Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can face a difficult road to recovery, requiring services such as physical therapy and mental health treatment for months or years to get their young lives back on track. When those children come from low-income households with limited English proficiency, there can be significant barriers in getting them the care they need.
Annual spring breakfast focuses on the impact of student scholarships
The seventh annual scholarship breakfast, held April 26, raised $78,000 for the School’s endowed scholarship programs. More than 200 guests attended the early-morning event, emceed by Raymonda Reese (MSW ’16), a research fellow in the School-sponsored Communities in Action initiative. The keynote speaker, Vikram Jandhyala—the UW’s first vice president for innovation strategy—ignited attendees with his ideas on how to create synergy among faculty, staff and students and foster a University-wide innovation culture.
Forefront leads initiative to reduce suicides among university and college students
The University of Washington is leading a new, four-year collaboration aimed at promoting mental health and preventing suicide at colleges and universities around the state.
Four School of Social Work students join inaugural Husky 100 group
School of Social Work BASW students Ashley Alday, Kainen Bell and David Inglish, and MSW/MPH graduate student Tiffany Woelfel, were selected to be part of the first cohort in an inaugural program called the Husky 100. This new student recognition program acknowledges 100 undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines from the Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses who exemplify leadership, passion, creativity and commitment.