Laura Curran Named as Next Dean of UConn School of Social Work
'Dr. Curran demonstrates a clear understanding of the mission of our School of Social Work, with a commitment to social, racial, and economic justice and the improvement of human well-being'
New Scholars in Aging Program Prepares Social Work Students to Serve Growing Older Adult Population
The program fills a critical need for Connecticut, which has the 6th highest population of adults 65 and older in the nation
UConn School of Social Work Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Over nearly eight decades, the School has grown to become a vital institution with national and global reach
Social Work Researcher Seeks to Re-engage Black and African American Older Adults Isolated by COVID-19
Working to reconnect people with the activities and social ties that sustained them before the pandemic
UConn Nursing, Social Work Awarded $6M to Address Workforce Shortages in Critical Fields
The funds will help grow the ranks of social workers and nurses in Connecticut
Q&A: Meet the School of Social Work Ph.D. Student Jenna Powers
Powers has two separate but similar areas of research, both based on the idea that the people with lived experiences of the social issues she studies are the experts.
School of Social Work Celebrates 10-Year Initiative to Improve Services for Connecticut Families
The Performance Improvement Center uses data and analyses to identify trends and help improve how the state’s child welfare system responds to vulnerable families.
School of Social Work Welcomes Innovations Institute to Improve Child and Family Services Nationwide
With the addition of Innovations Institute, the School expands UConn’s leadership and contributions nationwide
Social Work Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Address Mental Health
Kelly Sanchez '15 says social work allows her to return to her roots: 'The whole reason I did psychology was to work with people'
Fierberg Scholar Dreams of Being an Advocate for the Voiceless
Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga's experiences as a Muslim immigrant from Uganda inform her approach to social work