"This is a time of global response to historic and systemic racism, police brutality and injustice as Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations are occurring across the nation and the world," writes the School's leadership team in a letter to the community.
Leadership letter supports academia and state shutdown in solidarity with all Black lives
UW researchers shine a light on racial disparities in peer review scores for NIH grants
In 2011, a study published in Science found that Black applicants for the prestigious and highly competitive National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 research grants were 10 percentage points less likely to receive funding than their white counterparts.
Lecturer Stephen T. Wilson selected as Washington state’s social work educator of the year
Stephen T. Wilson, lecturer at the School of Social Work, was named the 2020 Washington State Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.
Successfully making the leap to remote learning
As the coronavirus gained a foothold in the Northwest, the School of Social Work, along with the University, moved all its classes and field instruction online on March 9, with two weeks left in the winter quarter. Read the full story.
Deans of UW health sciences schools issue statement of solidarity and invitation for first virtual meeting of health sciences community
Today, the deans of the UW health sciences schools issued a statement of solidarity with Black colleagues, students and communities—and invited the health sciences community to join a virtual meeting on June 3 on what it means to be part of an institution that lifts up anti-racism as a core value.