March 28, 2022

UW School of Social Work Ranked No. 2 in the Nation

Seattle, WA – The UW School of Social Work ranked No. 2 in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Graduate Schools report released today by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest ranking the School has received since the initiation of this prestigious national survey.


March 11, 2022

We Stand with Ukraine

The University of Washington School of Social Work strongly condemns Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine. We stand with the leaders and people of Ukraine, and with all people across the globe who actively oppose this naked act of aggression and who agitate for immediate peace. We support those who protest the war in the streets of Russian cities, at great personal risk.

March 7, 2022

Khalfani Mwamba and Jennifer Ozawa receive 2022 Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism

Two University of Washington School of Social Work faculty – Assistant Teaching Professor Khalfani Mwamba and Lecturer Jenn Ozawa – are the 2022 recipients of the Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism.

The award enables faculty to expand the School of Social Work’s longstanding commitment to end systemic racism, while advancing its dedication to education, research and service.

February 23, 2022

Pandemic creates inequities among children raised by family caregivers

As the death toll from the pandemic continues to rise, it is not just these individuals whose futures are lost. About 140,000 children in the U.S. have had at least one parent die from Covid; most of them are children of color. More than one-fifth of these will need a relative caregiver – maybe a grandparent, aunt or uncle, or older sibling.

February 23, 2022

Research Associate Professor Emerita Nancy K. Grote dies

Nancy K. Grote, a research associate professor emerita who joined the University of Washington School of Social Work faculty in 2007, died December 23, 2021.