April 4, 2018

Social Work PhD student Bianca Altamirano named Magnuson Scholar

Bianca Altamirano is one of six UW students named a Magnuson Scholar for 2018-2019, selected for her outstanding scholastic performance and potential contributions to social work research.

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March 30, 2018

Speaking out about gender norms and empowerment

Katie Querna, a PhD candidate who researches gender and sexuality norms, is taking her message of mindfulness, masculinity and nonviolence to diverse audiences including a recent CrossCut Festival and articles appearing in UW Medicine and the Whole U.

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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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