News & Events

Graduation 2020

State Rep. Tina Orwall to speak

Social justice champion Tina Orwall (MSW '91) will be the keynote speaker at this year's virtual graduation on June 14. Her role as a social worker, legislator and community advocate has led to advances in suicide prevention, mental health and child welfare.

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Responding to Covid-19

New fund helps students in need

The School of Social Work has established a new emergency fund for students facing reduced hours or layoffs from their jobs and wondering how they will pay for rent and other expenses because of hardships created by the COVID-19 outbreak.


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a passion for change

Three students join Husky 100

Virtual high fives to the newest members of the Husky 100 representing our social work community: Vern Harner, Polly Woodbury and Heather Swanson. These students inspire us with their leadership, creativity and passion for change. 

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