Alumni News

2019 School of Social Work Alumni Award Recipients

April 8, 2019

Outstanding New Social Worker Award This award is for recent graduates of the BSW or MSW program who have demonstrated extraordinary accomplishments in his/her first five years of post-degree practice.   Cynthia Degnan, LSW Cynthia graduated from the School of Social Work and immediately began working as a therapist at Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education ... Read more

School of Social Work Ranked #5 in Top Online Degree Programs

January 31, 2019

OnlineMasters.com has selected University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as one of the Best Master’s in Social Work Programs for 2019. The School of Social Work is ranked #5 out of the top 45 online programs. Results are based on academic quality, student success and affordability. Learn more ... Read more

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Message from Dean Anderson

November 6, 2018

Dear Friends, The past two weeks unfortunately have again bluntly presented us with the ugly specter of violence in America. The fact that much of this violence has been motivated by racial, ethnic, gender, religious, and political animosities adds another troubling dimension to what would be distressing in any event. I join with my colleagues ... Read more

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Homecoming 2018 Events

October 9, 2018

Social Work Event- Selfie Campaign October 7-12, 2018 Post your social work selfie and win fabulous prizes! Starting October 7-12, kick off #ILLINOIShomecoming 2018 by posting a selfie in front of the orange fountains at the Hallene Gateway, with Alma or on the quad. Use the hash tags #ILLINOISsocialwork #ILLINOIShomecoming and comment about why you ... Read more

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School of Social Work Apparel Sale

September 5, 2018

Here’s how it works: Visit the Illinois School of Social Work Apparel Sale site Simply click, order, and have your item shipped directly to you! This form will be open until Sunday, 09/23/2018 at Midnight EST. After this date, the form will close and these items will no longer be available. Orders will begin shipping ... Read more

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Social Work Grad School Virtual Fair

February 27, 2018

Join us on April 18, 2018 to learn more about all of our ILLINOIS Social Work graduate program options, featuring the iMSW program! Log in anytime between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to ask questions via IM. ... Read more

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Sanders Lecture Series: “Stories from the Streets”

February 26, 2018

April 5, 2018 from 5-6 p.m. Levis Faculty Center, Room 300 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL Reception to follow Andi and Al Tauber have been playing music together in a variety of contexts for over 30 years. Nearly half of that time has been devoted to developing and performing “Stories from the Streets” for ... Read more

CFRC Seeking Field Interviewers for IL Child Well-Being Study

January 24, 2018

The School of Social Work’s Children and Family Research Center (CFRC) is seeking field interviewers for The Illinois Child Well-Being Study. (Applications accepted by Survey Research Laboratory.) This study aims to provide an overall assessment of the well-being of children in substitute care with DCFS and involves in person interviews with children aged 7-17. Ideal ... Read more

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School of Social Work Ranked 6th in World, According to CWUR

October 27, 2017

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work, ranked 6th in the world in Center for World University Rankings , according to the (CWUR). These 2017 CWUR rankings are based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals, and strongly reflect on the research productivity of various schools; the CWUR Rankings by ... Read more

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New iMSW Program-Fully Online

October 19, 2017

Introducing the fully online iMSW program in Leadership and Social Change. The iMSW in Leadership and Social Change is a part-time MSW program that offers convenience and flexibility for practitioners who live in rural and urban communities that are a distance from the University  of Illinois campus, as well as for practitioners who live in ... Read more