June 2, 2020

Successfully making the leap to remote learning

As the coronavirus gained a foothold in the Northwest, the School of Social Work, along with the University, moved all its classes and field instruction online on March 9, with two weeks left in the winter quarter. Read the full story.

May 30, 2020

Deans of UW health sciences schools issue statement of solidarity and invitation for first virtual meeting of health sciences community

Today, the deans of the UW health sciences schools issued a statement of solidarity with Black colleagues, students and communities—and invited the health sciences community to join a virtual meeting on June 3 on what it means to be part of an institution that lifts up anti-racism as a core value. 

May 29, 2020

"Once again, it is time for us to stand together for justice"

In an open letter to the School of Social Work community, its leadership team calls for unity in the face of unrelenting social injustice.

May 22, 2020

Grant funds research to develop COVID-19 communications for Latino agricultural workers in Yakima County

A project to assess and address the need for public health messages dealing with the coronavirus outbreak and targeted to Latino immigrants in Yakima County recently received a UW Population Health Initiative COVID-19 rapid response grant. 

May 19, 2020

Forefront Suicide Prevention moves to digital delivery with support from Pivotal Ventures

Forefront Suicide Prevention in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington announced today that it has received a gift from Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company created by Melinda Gates, to support programs to reduce suicides across Washington state.