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Faculty mentorship Award

Nurturing student success

Presidential Term Professor Michael Spencer is the recipient of the 2020 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award. This honor recognizes faculty members who have dedicated their careers to the promise and success of their students.

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Population Health

Reducing economic impact

Three teams involving School of Social Work faculty and researchers received UW Population Health grants to study ways to reverse or mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on vulnerable populations and businesses.

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Science-driven social change

Eliminating racism

Today, racist policies, bias and discriminatory practices continue to promote racial inequality in society. Eliminating racism is a newly announced Grand Challenge in Social Work, co-chaired by Presidential Term Professor Michael Spencer.

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