August 6, 2019

Ending racially charged division and its tragic aftermath

Today, the UW School of Social Work stands with UW President Ana Mari Cauce and the entire university community, in a place where we have too often stood before: voicing our collective grief and deepest condolences to the loved ones of those killed by mass shootings in our country.

July 17, 2019

Latino Center for Health receives state funds to conduct statewide Latinx physician-supply study

The Latino Center for Health received $150,000 from the Washington state legislature to conduct a study identifying the number of Latinx physicians statewide along with their practice areas and geographic locations.

July 16, 2019

Esteemed educator emeritus and community leader Anthony Ishisaka dies

On July 9, former School of Social Work associate professor, tireless supporter of Seattle’s Asian and Pacific islander communities, and dedicated student mentor Anthony Hideki Ishisaka died unexpectedly and peacefully at home in his sleep. He was 75 years old. 

July 15, 2019

University of Washington receives $4.2 million grant that includes health equity component

Researchers from the University of Washington received a $4.2 million federal grant to expand injury prevention research in the Northwest. An outreach component focused on health equity will be led by Megan Moore, the School of Social Work Sidney Miller Endowed Associate Professor in Direct Practice.

July 10, 2019

IWRI receives $1.65 million to improve emotional and behavioral health for Native Americans

The School’s Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, in partnership with the Yakama Nation, was awarded a five-year $1,654,728 federal grant to improve access to mental health treatment and support services for Native American youth and young adults.