Tina Orwall (MSW’91) will give the keynote address at the School of Social Work’s virtual graduation celebration on Sunday, June 14.
State representative and social justice champion Tina Orwall is 2020 graduation speaker
Three social work students join Husky 100 group
Three social work students—Vern Harner, pursuing a doctoral degree in social welfare; Polly Woodbury, a combined MSW/MPH-degree student and Heather Dawn Swanson, enrolled in the MSW program at UW Tacoma—were selected to be part of the 2020 Husky 100 cohort.
Doctoral candidate Vern Harner receives Excellence in Teaching Award
Vern Harner, a doctoral candidate at the School of Social Work, was awarded the prestigious UW Excellence in Teaching Award.
PhD student Asia Bishop awarded Magnuson Scholarship
Asia Bishop, a fifth-year PhD student at the School of Social Work, was awarded a 2020-2021 Magnuson Scholarship for her dissertation on gang-involved youth.
School’s Paula Nurius leads research team to study student mental health
Paula Nurius, associate dean for transdisciplinary scholarship and the Grace Beals-Ferguson Scholar, will lead a research team selected to receive a UW Population Health Initiative grant to study mental health among college students.