Social work scholar, respected teacher and beloved mentor Matthew O. Howard died Saturday, Dec. 15, in southern Virginia, following a lengthy hospitalization. He had suffered a heart attack and several strokes in early September. He was 62 years old.
Noted social work researcher Matthew O. Howard, PhD and MSW alumnus, dies
Exhibit featuring Vibrant Palette artists opens Jan. 2 at School of Social Work
January is traditionally a time of reflection, when people resolve to improve or change behaviors. See how artists conceptualize that tradition in “New Resolutions,” the School's first art exhibit of the new year.
Three School scholars contribute chapters to book on social work science
Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication by Oxford University Press, includes chapters written by three scholars from the School of Social Work.
School prevention experts Hawkins and Catalano release new book and receive distinguished career achievement award
Communities That Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems, a new publication by Oxford University Press, is the first comprehensive description of Communities That Care, a community-based prevention system pioneered at the School's Social Development Research Group.
School alumni spearhead project to help Thai villagers build a new preschool
Last summer, Victor Crouch (MSW '97), who currently lives and works in Okinawa, traveled to northeast Thailand, home of the Isaan culture. There, in the province of Ubon Ratchathani, Crouch learned about a preschool built in a lowlands area that flooded every time it rained.