December 16, 2016

UW severe weather policies and guidelines

In the event of snow or other severe weather conditions in the Seattle area, it's important for faculty and staff to follow the UW's inclement-weather and suspended-operations policies.

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December 12, 2016

Speak up for those who stand out

Too often, we forget to thank those who help us succeed and who make the School such an outstanding institution. The School of Social Work Staff Council is taking action with gratitude cards—an easy way for you to speak up and show your appreciation for a co-worker who stands out. The cards are located at either end of the first-floor Gallery and in the mail room.

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November 30, 2016

Nancy Grote, distinguished mental health researcher, retires

Nancy Grote, research associate professor, retired Oct. 1, 2016, but faculty, students and staff will likely see her on campus during the coming months as she works on state and local research projects and consults on several federal grants. A retirement party to celebrate her long career and accomplishments is being planned; date to be announced.

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November 18, 2016

Share the holiday warmth with donations of new clothing

The undergraduate Organization of Student Social Workers is supporting the 18th Annual RAYS Holiday Festival that provides a hot meal and carnival atmosphere for more than 300 children and their families, living in poverty or suffering the impact of illness or trauma. This annual event is sponsored by the Renton Area Youth and Family Services and takes place at Renton High School.

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November 14, 2016

Building upgrades planned for third-floor meeting rooms

As part of the School of Social Work building upgrades, the wall in 305 will be replaced with a motorized divider. The 305 wall replacement is a multi-month process due to demolition of the current wall, building ceiling supports and completing the wall installation.

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