March 6, 2018

LIVE WEBCAST—Dean Uehara joins panel on social work and democracy

Dean Eddie Uehara is participating in a lively and topical panel discussion entitled Can Social Work Help Save Democracy? The event takes place in Washington, D.C., on Wed., March 21, at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST. Register today for the live webcast.

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February 14, 2018

Lynly Beard is School's new liaison librarian

Lynly Beard is the new School of Social Work liaison librarian at the UW Health Sciences Library. Lynly received her master’s in library and information science (MLIS) from the University of Washington in 2008 and her MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business in 1985.

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February 2, 2018

Lewayne Gilchrist, cherished colleague and School’s first associate dean for research, passes away

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Lewayne “Lew” Gilchrist, who served the School in numerous ways for nearly two decades. Lew died suddenly on Jan. 25 at the age of 76.

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January 22, 2018

Former migrant student liaison joins Student Services

Corrina Quesada is the newest member of the Student Services team. Prior to joining the School of Social Work, Corinna worked in Pasco, Washington as a migrant student liaison for the Educational Services District 123 Migrant Education Program.

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January 18, 2018

MLK recognition award celebrates Child Welfare Training & Advancement

On Jan. 18, the Child Welfare Training & Advancement Program (CWTAP) received the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award for distinguished service as part of a series of UW MLK Week celebrations and performances. 

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