July 7, 2020

Michael Spencer co-chairs new Grand Challenge to eliminate racism

Presidential Term Professor Michael Spencer (PhD ’96) is co-chairing the newly announced Grand Challenge to Eliminate Racism. This is the 13th Grand Challenge for Social Work—a national initiative that champions social progress powered by science.

June 22, 2020

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen on the Supreme Court’s workplace discrimination decision and LGBTQ rights

Read our conversation with Professor Karen Fredriksen Goldsen—a leading expert on the health and well-being of LGBTQ adults—about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

June 17, 2020

School researchers receive grants to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19

Three research teams that include faculty from the School of Social Work were awarded COVID-19 economic recovery grants from the UW Population Health Initiative.

June 14, 2020

Michael Spencer receives 2020 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award

Michael Spencer (PhD ’96), Presidential Term Professor and Director of the School’s Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander & Oceanic Affairs Office, was selected to receive the 2020 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award.

June 12, 2020

Stolen breaths, the silent march and general strike for Black lives, June 12

Today is the statewide day of action, general strike and silent march organized by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County. Find timely pieces on racial justice here.