News & Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Honoring community service

Congratulations to Teaching Associate Kathy Taylor, the 2021 School of Social Work recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award. Please join us on Thursday, January 14 for the virtual award ceremony.

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Research News

Police stops impact Black youth

A new study, co-authored by social work professor Kevin Haggerty, spotlights significant disparities in the rate of arrests between Black and white young adults who had prior police encounters as middle school students.

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Alumni spotlight

Creating affordable housing

School alum Joe Thompson (MSW '96) shares his vision as the newly appointed president for Mercy Housing Northwest—a nonprofit provider of affordable housing for families and older adults—in this Puget Sound Business Journal profile. 

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