Teaching recognized for excellence

Our world-class faculty creates an exciting, enriched and empowered space for learning, research and service—nine members have been honored with the UW Distinguished Teaching Award and 12 were elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Highly diverse and widely recognized, our faculty bring a scientific perspective to some of the most pressing social issues of our day, along with a deep commitment to nurturing culturally competent and skilled social work professionals. 

Antiracism fellowship announced

The Roffman Term Faculty Fellowship for Antiracism—created with a generous gift from Professor Emeritus Roger Roffman—will enable faculty to focus their personal and professional development on antiracism knowledge and skills.

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More diversity on NASA missions

Professor Elena Erosheva has been selected to serve on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s committee to explore ways to increase diversity and inclusion in the leadership teams of future NASA space missions.