In February, five volunteers from the UW School of Social Work and UW Tacoma joined their colleagues from the UW School of Law and the Department of Social Welfare at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to spend one week providing counsel for the women housed at the detention center in Dilley, Texas.
On the ground at the country’s largest detention center for migrant women and children
Journalist and advocate Naomi Ishisaka is School of Social Work graduation speaker
Naomi Ishisaka, a veteran journalist, photographer and communications specialist with a passion for racial equity and social justice, will give the keynote address at the June 13 graduation celebration for the School of Social Work.
Margaret L. Spearman named the 2019 UW Thorud Leadership Award faculty recipient
The School of Social Work’s Margaret L. Spearmon, a senior lecturer and the School’s chief officer of community engagement and diversity, has been named a 2019 recipient of the UW David Thorud Leadership Award. This marks the first time that any member of the School has been selected for this prestigious award.
SDRG, School of Social Work innovation center, celebrates 40 years of prevention science
Since 1979, the School’s Social Development Research Group has worked to understand and promote prevention science. The center's 40-year celebration underscores the enduring power of prevention in creating lasting social change.
Three School of Social Work students join 2019 Husky 100 group
Three School of Social Work students—two students in the Bachelor of Social Welfare program and an MSW student following a mental health concentration—were selected to be part of the celebrated Husky 100 cohort.