August 20, 2021

Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence agreement renewed with $80 million in funding and expanded scope

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and the University of Washington recently renewed an historic agreement that created the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence a decade ago.

August 18, 2021

Margaret Kuklinski appointed new director of Social Development Research Group

Margaret Kuklinski will be the new director of the School of Social Work’s Social Development Research Group (SDRG), beginning September 16, 2021. Kuklinski becomes the fourth SDRG director in its 42-year history and the first woman to hold that position.

August 16, 2021

Three new faculty join the School as assistant professors

On Sept. 16, the School of Social Work welcomes three new assistant professors—Abril N. Harris, Kristian Jones and Maya Williams—to its community of scholars, researchers and teachers.

June 30, 2021

Two new faculty join the School of Social Work community

On July 1, the School of Social Work welcomes two new faculty members: Hyun-Jun Kim and Margaret Kuklinski. Both are currently affiliated with two of the School’s research and innovation centers.

June 29, 2021

A School of Social Work leader reflects on the discovery of unmarked Indigenous gravesites

Read “When will Native lives matter?” by Christina Coad, executive director of the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence and an Indigenous woman of Oneida and European descent.