Nine researchers from the University of Washington School of Social Work are among the top 2% of the world’s most influential scientists in their fields in 2021, according to a Stanford University-Elsevier study.
Nine UW School of Social Work scientists ranked among top 2% in the world
UW School of Social Work Ranked No. 2 in the Nation
Seattle, WA – The UW School of Social Work ranked No. 2 in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Graduate Schools report released today by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest ranking the School has received since the initiation of this prestigious national survey.
We Stand with Ukraine
The University of Washington School of Social Work strongly condemns Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine. We stand with the leaders and people of Ukraine, and with all people across the globe who actively oppose this naked act of aggression and who agitate for immediate peace. We support those who protest the war in the streets of Russian cities, at great personal risk.
Khalfani Mwamba and Jennifer Ozawa receive 2022 Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism
Two University of Washington School of Social Work faculty – Assistant Teaching Professor Khalfani Mwamba and Lecturer Jenn Ozawa – are the 2022 recipients of the Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism.
The award enables faculty to expand the School of Social Work’s longstanding commitment to end systemic racism, while advancing its dedication to education, research and service.
Pandemic creates inequities among children raised by family caregivers
As the death toll from the pandemic continues to rise, it is not just these individuals whose futures are lost. About 140,000 children in the U.S. have had at least one parent die from Covid; most of them are children of color. More than one-fifth of these will need a relative caregiver – maybe a grandparent, aunt or uncle, or older sibling.