School of Social Work


Social Work Dean Attends Briefing on Affordable Care Act

November 18, 2013

Social work educators convene in Washington, D.C.

Social Work Graduate Overcomes Obstacles to Find Success in Washington, D.C.

August 21, 2013

Khaliyl Lane ’10 (CLAS), ’13 MSW, grew up in Connecticut’s foster care system and now works for U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.

University’s First African-American Professor Dies

September 28, 2012

Rollin Charles Williams, emeritus professor of social work, is fondly remembered for his devotion to UConn, academics, and music.

Social Work Dean Encourages Hartford Students to be Nonviolence Leaders

July 25, 2012

Dean Salome Raheim was the keynote speaker launching a nonviolence leadership academy for Hartford-area students.

Distinguished Professor Lynne Healy Brings International Prominence to School of Social Work

June 15, 2012

Healy has spent the past three decades preparing social workers for deployment in an increasingly diverse world.

Challenges in Social Work Today

August 19, 2011

A panel of alumni from the School of Social Work discusses current issues and challenges in the field of social work.

Social Work Researchers Studying Relief Efforts for Iraqi Refugees

March 23, 2009

The displacement of half a million people from Iraq as a result of the U.S.-led war is a humanitarian crisis that has long-term consequences for Iraq and neighboring countries, according to social work researchers Kathryn Libal and Scott Harding. Yet, they say, while the media have focused on U.S. military casualties and other costs of the war in Iraq, the displacement crisis has been largely ignored. Since 2006, the two researchers have been studying how services are being provided to Iraqi refugees in Jordan.