Read the personal message of solidarity with the residents of Maui from Dean Michael Spencer. Maui is the ancestral home of the dean's family.
Dean Spencer on humanitarian crisis in Hawaii
Art exhibit tells the story of Japanese foster youth
The exhibit titled "Dancing in the Moonlight" will be on display until June 2024 in the First Floor Gallery at the UW School of Social Work.
MSW graduate receives Bonderman Travel Fellowship
Katt Purington (MSW ’23, BASW ’22) was one of eight University of Washington students to receive the prestigious 2023 Bonderman Travel Fellowship. Purington graduated from the School of Social Work’s MSW program in spring 2023.
Dean Michael Spencer begins tenure
As of July 1, 2023, Michael S. Spencer began his service as the second Ballmer Endowed Dean of the University of Washington School of Social Work. Dean Spencer succeeds Edwina (Eddie) Uehara, who served as dean of the School of Social Work for the past 17 years and is continuing her work as a professor in the School.
Statement from Michael Spencer, dean of the School of Social Work, on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decisions
In light of the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding affirmative action, the University of Washington School of Social Work remains firmly committed to creating opportunity and expanding access to world-class social work education for students from all backgrounds.