Ziba Kashef

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UConn School of Social Work professor Cristina Wilson poses for a photo in front of the School of Social Work Building on the UConn Hartford campus on Sept. 1, 2022.

UConn Social Work Scholar Mogro-Wilson Achieves a Pair of ‘Firsts’ in Reaching Milestones

The first Latina to become a full professor in School history will also take the top spot at a prestigious academic journal, as the first person of color to hold the post

Jennifer Manuel Appointed New Associate Dean at School of Social Work

Manuel brings a long history of research, scholarship and service to community to her new role.

The volunteers distributing donations to refugees on the Ukrainian border, Russian-Ukrainian war concept.

School of Social Work Researchers Explore New Model to Sponsor Refugees

Their paper suggests a combination of community and private sponsorship could transform the future of refugee resettlement in the US

Commencement 2022 Highlights

On Saturday, May 7, 200 School of Social Work BSW, MSW and doctoral students gathered at Jorgenson Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate Commencement 2022.

Avery Smith '22 (SSW) at the School of Social Work

Celebrating Class of 2022: Meet School of Social Work’s Avery Smith BSW ’22

Avery Smith reflects on her time at UConn

DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes, Gianella Gutierrez BSW 22, Virgen Guadarrama BSW 22, and School of Social Work Dean Nina Rovinelli Heller. The students delivered their poster presentations this spring at DCF.

Social Work Program Puts Students on Track to Serve Latinx/a/o Families in Connecticut

As the need for bilingual social workers grows, the UConn School of Social Work's new program aims to meet that need

School of Social Work Commencement Speakers Stand Out as Community Builders, Advocates for Justice

2022 Commencement speakers Gabrielle Mitchell MSW '22 and Julio Leon Ortiz BSW '22 to deliver message of hope to graduates.

UConn School of Social Work Graduate Program Among Top 12% Nationwide and No. 1 in the State

UConn’s School of Social Work ranks in the top 12 percent of best graduate schools for social work, tied at no. 36, per the 2023 U.S. News & World Report rankings released earlier today.

Office of Research and Scholarship Update – Winter 2022

Researchers at the UConn School of Social Work continue to leverage partnerships with state agencies to confront some of the most critical issues facing our society today.