Reshaping the social work landscape

Every day, our alumni reshape the social work landscape with dedicated service, decisive leadership and innovative programs that set the standard for social change. Our family of loyal supporters helps to ensure that a new generation of social work leaders and practitioners will sustain this legacy of innovation, advocacy and impact.

Major gift announcement

A set of Ballmer Group gifts totaling $38 million to UW-led programs, including the School of Social Work, will create a transformational model for behavioral health education and community-based services in Washington state.

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Notes from the pandemic

Shauna Hill (MSW ‘02), a trauma psychotherapist and behavioral health and education consultant, was exhausted as the pandemic dragged on. She chose to focus less on her job and more on her family and her own needs to stay healthy.

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