September 27, 2016

Fireside chat with Dr. Kenya Beard tackles health equity

Individuals have the right to attain their highest level of health but policies often do not match the realities.  Join Dr. Kenya Beard on Oct. 11 for a powerful discussion on “Health Equity Through My Lens.” We’ll explore the face of health equity in your community, reflect on current challenges, and share critical approaches to advancing health equity.

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August 24, 2016

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen to deliver keynote at Elder Friendly Futures Conference

The future of healthy aging depends on equity. In her keynote address at the upcoming Elder Friendly Futures Conference, UW School of Social Work Professor Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen will share her research and findings on aging, health disparities and resilience in marginalized communities, including aging LGBT adults.

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July 14, 2016

Building hours extended for Husky Card upgrade

On July 9, card readers that provide access to the School of Social Work building were upgraded from the swipe system to a tap system. In most cases, your current card will work with the new system if you have the purple card with a husky and Suzzallo staircase images.

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June 28, 2016

Mentor and teacher, Karl Leggett, retires after 40-year career

After serving the nonprofit community for 40 years, primarily in financial management and fundraising, lecturer Karl Leggett is set to retire at the end of June.

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June 9, 2016

Jen Kitajo recognized for exceptional work at annual event

At the School’s Caribbean-themed celebratory recognition event on June 7, Jen Kitajo received the Mary Grembowski Staff Recognition Award for her 14 years of service at the School of Social Work, nearly five of which have been with Partners for Our Children.

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