Reshaping the social work landscape

Every day, our alumni reshape the social work landscape with dedicated service, decisive leadership and innovative programs that set the standard for social change. Our family of loyal supporters helps to ensure that a new generation of social work leaders and practitioners will sustain this legacy of innovation, advocacy and impact.

Major gift from Ballmer Group

A set of Ballmer Group gifts totaling $38 million to UW-led programs, including the School of Social Work, will create a transformational model for behavioral health education and community-based services in Washington state.

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2022 alumni awards announced

Hats off to three stellar graduates honored for their innovation, leadership and impact with the 2022 School of Social Work alumni recognition awards. They are Bella Luz Mendez, Karen I. Fredriksen Goldsen and Roxana Norouzi. 

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