August 30, 2022

School researchers receive contract to evaluate pay structure in human services sector

School researchers, led by Professor Jennifer Romich and Associate Professor Emiko Tajima, were awarded a contract for $498,278 to conduct a comparable-worth wage analysis of the nonprofit human services sector in the City of Seattle and King County.

August 1, 2022

School alumna, education pioneer and community advocate Dorothy Hollingsworth leaves lasting legacy

Dorothy Hollingsworth (MSW ’59), UW School of Social Work alumna and a leader in Seattle’s education and civil rights community, died July 26, 2022, at the age of 101.

July 25, 2022

Long-term impact of legalizing nonmedical marijuana receives $3 million grant

A five-year study to evaluate the long-term impacts of legalizing nonmedical marijuana on teens, young adults and parents received more than $3 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

July 22, 2022

School’s Aging with Pride study played a role in state’s first LBGTQ senior housing

The state’s first LGBTQ-affirming affordable senior housing community is well underway on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Known as Pride Place, the new eight-story building includes 118 income-restricted apartments.

June 24, 2022

Joint Statement on Roe v. Wade from the Deans of the University of Washington Schools of Nursing, Social Work, and Public Health

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a historic 6-3 decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, giving individual states the power to make decisions about the legality of abortion in their jurisdictions.