September 18, 2020

Assistant Professor Clara Berridge leads study selected for a 2020 Innovative Research on Aging Bronze Award

Research on retaining nursing assistants employed in nursing homes, a research project conducted by Assistant Professor Clara Berridge, was chosen by the Mather Institute to receive a 2020 Innovative Research on Aging Award

September 17, 2020

David Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence, receives two distinguished committee appointments

David Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence at the School of Social Work, was recently appointed to serve on committees at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and at the William T. Grant Foundation.

August 17, 2020

School researchers receive grants to study health disparities exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic

Two research teams that include associate professors Amelia Gavin and Megan Moore from the School of Social Work were recently awarded COVID-19 health equity research grants from the UW Population Health Initiative.

August 5, 2020

Social Development Research Group receives $2.5 million to complete the nation’s longest-running youth mentoring study

Researchers from the School of Social Work’s Social Development Research Group were awarded a five-year $2.5 million grant from the NIH to complete a randomized-controlled trial of a mentoring model that pairs full-time salaried professional mentors with youth at risk. 

July 27, 2020

Karina Walters on the Supreme Court ruling affirming tribal sovereignty in Oklahoma

We spoke with UW School of Social Work Professor Karina Walters, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming long-standing treaty language and its implications for Native communities in Oklahoma.