December 19, 2018

Noted social work researcher Matthew O. Howard, PhD and MSW alumnus, dies

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.

December 13, 2018

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.

December 5, 2018

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.

December 4, 2018

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.

December 3, 2018

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.