The School of Social Work's faculty is comprised of scholars, clinicians, scientists, and leaders from a variety of industries—all dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable. Their research centers, institutes, and labs offer opportunities to collaborate, host programming, and facilitate student learning and engagement.
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“Engaging in place-based work and transcending disciplines to tackle complex social problems amplifies and strengthens the contributions of the School of Social Work. When we are in partnership with communities and with scholars from across our universities, our work not only has translational impact, but solutions to the world’s most complex problems are within closer reach.”
Clara O’Leary, MSW’18, has already worked in three different countries on three different continents—and she can’t wait to see where she’ll end up next.
A study led by assistant professor Cal Halvorsen finds that the nation's only federal work-based job training program for older, low-income adults provides important physical and mental health benefits, and as well as financial support.