March 31, 2017

Lecturer Scott Winn leads workshop on racial equity, April 21

School of Social Work lecturer Scott Winn is presenting Leading with a Racial Equity Lens for Structural Transformation, sponsored by the School's Diversity & Equity Council. Through exercises, discussions and presentations, participants will strengthen their knowledge of strategies and tools to achieve racial equity.

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March 30, 2017

Leadership changes for PhD program and multigenerational concentration

Some important changes affecting the leadership of two School programs have just been announced. Beginning in mid-May, Nancy Hooyman, Nancy R. Hooyman Endowed Professor of Gerontology and Dean Emeritus, will become the PhD program director.

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March 21, 2017

Spring break building updates and new business office hours

During the week of March 20, the School of Social Work observes the UW spring break with the following schedule and room changes:

Research Commons: Open during public business hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday. There are no extended hours or weekend hours until Monday, March 27.

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February 14, 2017

Hats off to our two nominees for distinguished staff awards

Two staff members were nominated for the University’s 2016 Distinguished Staff Award: April Johnson, assistant dean for advancement, and Linda Ruffer, assistant director of the BASW program. 

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January 25, 2017

MLK Tribute honors “Magnificent Seven” for elevating diverse voices

On January 12, with uplifting chords from the Eckstein Middle School jazz band, the UW MLK Tribute—In Our Time: Be a Drum Major for Justice—recognized distinguished service of community members in the University of Washington six health science schools: dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health, medicine and social work.

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