November 9, 2020

Three social work students receive Harry Bridges Center scholarships

Three students from the School of Social Work were awarded scholarships from the UW’s Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies which supports the study and research of labor and related issues. 

October 7, 2020

Assistant Dean Val Kalei Kanuha co-authors book on traditional Hawaiian values associated with grieving

Val Kalei Kanuha, assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at the School of Social Work, is one of four authors of the third volume of Nānā i ke Kumu, which has just been published by the Lil’uokalani Trust.

October 7, 2020

New report documents shortage of Latino doctors in Washington state

A recent study conducted by the School's Latino Center for Health found a significant shortage of Latino physicians in the state.

October 1, 2020

School of Social Work leadership statement on the Sept. 22, 2020, Executive Order hindering diversity and equity training

Today, the UW School of Social Work leadership called for the immediate reversal of the Sept. 22, 2020, Presidential Executive Order that essentially bars the U.S. armed services, federal contractors and certain federal grant recipients, including universities, from conducting workplace training that addresses systemic racial and gender bias.

September 30, 2020

School announces new antiracism fellowship program with support from Professor Emeritus Roger Roffman

A new fellowship program that enables faculty to focus their personal and professional development of antiracism knowledge and skills was announced this month by the School of Social Work.