July 27, 2020

Karina Walters on the Supreme Court ruling affirming tribal sovereignty in Oklahoma

We spoke with UW School of Social Work Professor Karina Walters, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming long-standing treaty language and its implications for Native communities in Oklahoma.

July 21, 2020

Three social work students receive Bonderman fellowships to pursue transformative travel

Three social work students received University of Washington Bonderman Fellowships recently, which will enable them to increase their understanding of themselves and the world in which they live.

July 7, 2020

Michael Spencer co-chairs new Grand Challenge to eliminate racism

Presidential Term Professor Michael Spencer (PhD ’96) is co-chairing the newly announced Grand Challenge to Eliminate Racism. This is the 13th Grand Challenge for Social Work—a national initiative that champions social progress powered by science.

June 22, 2020

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen on the Supreme Court’s workplace discrimination decision and LGBTQ rights

Read our conversation with Professor Karen Fredriksen Goldsen—a leading expert on the health and well-being of LGBTQ adults—about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

June 17, 2020

School researchers receive grants to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19

Three research teams that include faculty from the School of Social Work were awarded COVID-19 economic recovery grants from the UW Population Health Initiative.