January 19, 2021

Nine-part lecture series spotlights School scholars and teachers in the forefront of systemic change

A nine-part lecture series—Leading Lights: UW Social Work Innovators on Creating Systemic Change—is designed to spotlight some of the School’s most noted scholars who are driving systemic social change.

January 15, 2021

Deans of the six UW health sciences' schools publish letter of support for Dr. Ben Danielson

The deans of the six UW health sciences' schools have published an open letter of support for esteemed pediatrician Dr. Ben Danielson. 

January 13, 2021

Latino Center for Health awards fellowships to new generation of health science professionals

A group of eight health sciences students from the University of Washington and Heritage University in Toppenish, Wash., are the recipients of the Latino Center Health’s Student Scholars Fellowship Program. 

January 6, 2021

School of Social Work leadership statement regarding today's assault on our democracy

Today, Georgia elected its first-ever African American and Jewish U.S. senators—a milestone for racial justice, inclusion and equity. A day of victory for free and fair elections turned dark when mob violence erupted in our nation’s capital and the final constitutional step in sealing the November presidential election was disrupted by rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. 

December 21, 2020

Latino Center for Health sponsors Spanish-language panel on COVID-19 and vaccine delivery

Health experts from the University of Washington, Sea Mar Community Health Centers and Public Health Seattle & King County participated in a December 16 Spanish-language panel discussion to explore the impact of Covid-19 on Latino communities and examine the science behind the vaccine’s development.