February 1, 2020

UW receives prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

The UW announced yesterday that all three UW campuses (Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma) have received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement.

December 9, 2019

UW Aging with Pride study helps inform plans for Seattle’s first LGBTQ-affirming, affordable senior housing

The City of Seattle Office of Housing on Dec. 9 announced funds to develop Seattle’s first affordable senior housing development designed to be an affirming environment for LGBTQ seniors and the greater LGBTQ community. 

October 1, 2019

Strive parenting-skills program expands reach in Washington state and beyond

Parents and children in the child welfare system struggle with multiple challenges, including court-ordered visits that are necessary for parents who want to remain close to their children and regain custody in the future.

September 30, 2019

New associate dean for faculty excellence continues School’s tradition of transformative research

David Takeuchi was recently appointed associate dean for faculty excellence at the School of Social Work. In this position, he will look for ways to enable faculty, researchers and doctoral students to establish new research programs, enhance career trajectories and uncover new scholarship opportunities.

September 27, 2019

Ryan Petros leads project to increase recovery odds for those with serious mental illness

Adults with severe and persistent mental illness die 15 to 25 years earlier than those without serious mental illness. With a grant from the Many Minds Collaborative, Assistant Professor Ryan Petros is evaluating a new tool that supports recovery for people with chronic mental illness.