October 29, 2017

Tina Orwall receives UW School of Social Work 2017 Moya M. Duplica Distinguished Alumni Award

Tina Orwall (MSW ’91) is the UW School of Social Work's 2017 Moya M. Duplica Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Rep. Orwall is a state legislator for Washington's 33rd Legislative District, with an impressive legislative record supporting tough social, economic and public health issues.

October 16, 2017

Dr. Michael Spencer joins School faculty with focus on indigenous health and wellness

Dean Eddie Uehara announced today that Dr. Michael Spencer is joining the UW School of Social Work as professor and as director of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Oceanic Affairs for the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute (IWRI).

October 11, 2017

New report calculates cost of meeting basic family needs up $30,000 in Seattle

A Seattle family of four must bring in $75,000 annually to pay for basic housing, food, transportation and health and child care—an increase of 62 percent since 2006, based on a new report from the UW School of Social Work's Center for Women's Welfare.

October 10, 2017

SDRG study finds no link between asking youth about drugs and subsequent use

When it comes to asking pre-teens about alcohol, drug and tobacco use, a UW Social Development Research Group (SDRG)-led study finds no evidence that children will, as a consequence of being asked about it, use the substance in question.

October 3, 2017

MSW student Melinda Brockie injured in Las Vegas shooting

Today, Dean Eddie Uehara and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Tessa Evans-Campbell sent a letter to the School of Social Work community informing them that MSW student Melinda Brockie was injured in the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1.