June 7, 2023

Pride 2023: A personal message from Val Kalei Kanuha, Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

For the past several decades, the month of June has been designated as a time to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and trans, two-spirited, māhū and other non-binary peoples, communities and identities.   

June 3, 2023

Margaret Kuklinski receives 2023 Lewayne D. Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award

Associate Professor Margaret Kuklinski, director of the Social Development Research Group (SDRG), a UW School of Social Work-affiliated research center, was selected to receive the 2023 Lewayne D. Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award. This honor recognizes faculty members who have dedicated their careers to the promise and success of their students.

June 1, 2023

School researchers receive Population Health grant to support mental health of BIPOC and LGBTQ individuals

Two UW School of Social Work PhD candidates, Sarah Porter and Kelsey M. Conrick, along with Megan Moore, the School’s Sidney Miller Endowed Associate Professor in Direct Practice, are part of a multidisciplinary research team exploring the impact of social policies on the mental health of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) as well as LGBTQ individuals. The project is funded by the UW Population Health Initiative.

April 25, 2023

Social Work students Taylor Ingram and Ellie Greenberg selected for 2023 “Husky 100”

Each year, the University of Washington carefully selects students for the celebrated Husky 100 cohort. Chosen because of the way they engage challenges with passion and creativity, UW students are evaluated on how well they find connections between what they learn in the classroom and their practical experience.

March 27, 2023

Dean Edwina Uehara selected for 2023 lifetime achievement award

Edwina (Eddie) Uehara, dean of the University of Washington School of Social Work, has been selected to receive the lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Social Workers Washington chapter, recognizing her lifetime of contributions to the social work profession in Washington state and across the country.