School of Social Work

Judy Zachs ’77 MS and SSW Dean Nina Heller

School of Social Work Ph.D. Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The School continues to be the first and only social work program in Connecticut to offer degrees for bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. students.

Radenka Maric, UConn's 17th President.

UConn Names Radenka Maric as 17th President

Maric, previously vice president for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has served as interim president since Feb. 1

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

Close-up shot of baby's little cute hand reaching for mother's loving hand. While holding her finger she caresses his hand.

UConn Study Finds that CT Directs More than Half of Identified Substance-Exposed Infants to Community Supports

'We're doing a great job, and we can do better'

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.

A fall morning aerial view of the Wilbur Cross Building on Oct. 18, 2021.

UConn Welcomes Outstanding New Class, Including Many First-Gen Students

The Class of 2026 will be the most diverse in UConn history

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

Creative team sitting at table and putting together puzzle pieces.

UConn Study Finds Interprofessional Communication May Aid Family Reunification in Child Welfare Cases

'Each professional has one piece of the puzzle they're seeking to fit, and so only by sharing information are they getting the complete picture of what needs to happen'

Crosses bearing the names of the victims of a mass shooting in front of Robb Elementary School on May 26, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. The rural Texas community is in mourning following a shooting at Robb Elementary School which killed 21 people including 19 children.

Standing Against Despair

UConn researchers offer tools and perspectives to reduce gun violence in the US

Alumni Faculty Excellence Awards Recognize Achievements in Teaching and Research

For more than 50 years, the Alumni Faculty Excellence Awards have served as an opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of the University’s faculty members.