Peter Papallo: A Full-Circle Career Comes to a Close
Having landed in a social work career by happenstance, School of Social Work instructor Peter Papallo is retiring after decades as a clinician and teacher.
Brave Space: Timothy Bussey and Christine Sylvester
Alum talks making the University and the country a more supportive place for the LGBTQ-plus community
Q&A: Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being During the Pandemic
'Don't sink the boat,' the importance of routine, and other advice for a turbulent time
Two Social Work Alums Hired to Head Up University Mental Health Efforts
New hires bring decades of experience to carry out UConn's mental health support plans.
MSW Students Among UConn Contact Tracers Helping State Fight COVID-19
Nearly 100 UConn students, including 11 students in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program, are doing their part to stem the spread of COVID-19 through working as contact tracers for the state Department of Public Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), case investigation and contact tracing is key to […]
New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families
The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.
Brave Space: Avinoam Patt
Avinoam Patt, Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, discusses the urgent relevance of lessons from the Holocaust for the contemporary world.