July 11, 2018

UW funding earmarked for PhD research that advances national initiative to strengthen the social fabric

Signaling the University of Washington’s support for the School of Social Work’s leadership role in establishing the Grand Challenges for Social Work, the Office of the Provost will provide funding to support graduate student research in the Grand Challenges topic areas.

June 8, 2018

A call to end the separation of children from parents at U.S. border crossings

Read this open letter from the University of Washington School of Social Work Leadership Team and the Faculty Council regarding the federal policy of separating immigrant families at U.S. border crossings.

June 5, 2018

School professor and scholar Karen Fredriksen Goldsen receives prestigious gerontology award

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, School of Social Work professor and internationally recognized scholar who has made substantial contributions to the field of gerontology, was recently selected to receive the 2018 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging by the Gerontological Society of America. She is the first UW faculty member to receive this prominent award.

May 23, 2018

School’s Center for Education Data and Research leads prison-based education study

The Center for Education Data and Research, a research center at the School of Social Work, received more than $525,000 from the William T. Grant Foundation to study the value of prison-based education for youth incarcerated in Washington state.

May 23, 2018

Kevin Haggerty named endowed associate professor in prevention

School of Social Work Associate Professor Kevin Haggerty, director of the Social Development Research Group, has been named the School's new endowed professor in prevention.