June 14, 2020

Michael Spencer receives 2020 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award

Michael Spencer (PhD ’96), Presidential Term Professor and Director of the School’s Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander & Oceanic Affairs Office, was selected to receive the 2020 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award.

June 12, 2020

Stolen breaths, the silent march and general strike for Black lives, June 12

Today is the statewide day of action, general strike and silent march organized by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County. Find timely pieces on racial justice here.

June 10, 2020

Leadership letter supports academia and state shutdown in solidarity with all Black lives

"This is a time of global response to historic and systemic racism, police brutality and injustice as Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations are occurring across the nation and the world," writes the School's leadership team in a letter to the community.

June 3, 2020

UW researchers shine a light on racial disparities in peer review scores for NIH grants

In 2011, a study published in Science found that Black applicants for the prestigious and highly competitive National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 research grants were 10 percentage points less likely to receive funding than their white counterparts.

June 2, 2020

Lecturer Stephen T. Wilson selected as Washington state’s social work educator of the year

Stephen T. Wilson, lecturer at the School of Social Work, was named the 2020 Washington State Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.