May 15, 2017

Workday is here—what does it mean for you?

Workday is the new software system replacing the UW’s antiquated, 35-year-old, legacy payroll process and its many ancillary systems. This centralized and standardized cloud-based system, which will be used by more than 45,000 employees across all three campuses, the medical centers and off-site facilities, launches in June 2017.

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April 28, 2017

School hosts panel presentation on federal priorities and the poor, May 9

Join the West Coast Poverty Center and the UW School of Social Work for a panel presentation spotlighting proposed changes in federal priorities and the impact those changes may have on the lives of Americans, especially the poor.

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April 10, 2017

Book event: Gunnar Almgren on the right to health care

As the nation once more grapples with the question of access to affordable and adequate health care as a right of citizenship versus a benefit of social advantage, Columbia University Press has just released UW School of Social Work Professor Gunnar Almgren’s new book Health Care as Right of Citzenship

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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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