April 8, 2020

Taylene Watson, social work leader and exemplary student mentor, dies

Taylene Watson, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers, Washington Chapter, and clinical associate professor at the School of Social Work, passed away March 28, 2020. 

March 25, 2020

Listening to the community is central to improving Latino health

Community collaboration, advocacy and culturally responsive research are hallmarks of work carried out at the Latino Center for Health, according to Associate Professor Gino Aisenberg, the center’s co-director.

March 12, 2020

Dean Eddie Uehara inducted as 2020 SSWR Fellow

Eddie Uehara, Professor and Ballmer Endowed Dean in Social Work, was invited to join the 2020 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research.

March 10, 2020

Paula Nurius, associate dean, named to national board

Paula Nurius, associate dean for transdisciplinary scholarship and Grace Beals-Ferguson Scholar at the School of Social Work, was recently selected to serve on the national board of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

March 2, 2020

Jennifer Stuber receives Yale School of Public Health alumni award, is named a NASW public citizen of the year

Associate Professor Jennifer Stuber, co-founder of the School’s Forefront Suicide Prevention Center of Excellence, will receive two significant awards for her innovative work on suicide prevention policy, education, outreach and research.