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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May 31, 2016

Human Subjects Research Training

The human subjects review process ensures that the rights of persons participating in research projects are protected, which is paramount to the School of Social Work. The UW processes for this type of research are changing to a fully automated online system. Learn more about these changes with guest speaker Karen Moe, director, UW Human Subjects Division, on:

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May 28, 2016

UW Today Spotlights Amelia Gavin's Role in Gyllenhaal Documentary

When Amelia Gavin got an email two years ago asking if she’d be willing to be interviewed for a new documentary, she was skeptical — but immediately recognized the name the producer mentioned. “It was Gyllenhaal. I thought, well, could it be?” recalled Gavin, a UW associate professor of social work. Indeed it was.

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