May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
This May, we celebrate and honor the contributions of Asians, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPI). These communities represent a wide range of ethnicities, nationalities and identities. Washington state is home to people from 42 diverse nations across the Asian continent and the Pacific islands that make up Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
Brenton Monroe, computer support technician, passed away April 29
Brenton Monroe, a member of the School’s Technical Support team, died Friday, April 29, in Seattle, following a car accident. He joined the school as a temporary computer support technician in October 2021.Read More
David T. Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence, receives AAPOR Inclusive Voices Award
David T. Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence at the UW School of Social Work, will receive the 2022 Inclusive Voices Award from the American Association for Public Opinion Research for their work on the National Latino and Asian American Study.Read More
Angelique Day, associate professor, presents research at Washington, D.C., event hosted by Rep. Karen Bass
In early April, Angelique Day, School of Social Work’s associate professor, presented an overview of her research at a dinner sponsored by U.S. Representative Karen Bass and the National Foster Youth Institute in Washington, D.C.
Leo Egashira: IWRI research coordinator, hiker, biker and champion of Indigenous health
Leo Egashira is a man of many talents. As a research coordinator at the School’s Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, he coordinates research into health disparities among Native Americans and examines resilience-based interventions in Indigenous communities, including projects that prevent opioid overdoses and elderly falls.