October 6, 2021

New alumni committee sets priorities based on recent alumni survey results

SWAAP is a new alumni initiative that connects social work alumni with current and prospective BASW, MSW and PhD students, as well as early career alumni.

September 30, 2021

New study on midlife adults receives $2.5 million grant

Researchers at the School of Social Work's Social Development Research Group were recently awarded $2.5 million over five years to study the role of alcohol, social environments and preventive intervention in midlife adults aged 40 to 60.

September 29, 2021

Dean Uehara extends a warm welcome to our social work community as the academic year begins

We are excited to be together in person again, after over 18 months of studying and working remotely. COVID-19 has radically changed our lives in countless ways. 

August 20, 2021

Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence agreement renewed with $80 million in funding and expanded scope

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and the University of Washington recently renewed an historic agreement that created the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence a decade ago.

August 18, 2021

Margaret Kuklinski appointed new director of Social Development Research Group

Margaret Kuklinski will be the new director of the School of Social Work’s Social Development Research Group (SDRG), beginning September 16, 2021. Kuklinski becomes the fourth SDRG director in its 42-year history and the first woman to hold that position.