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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

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Illinois Social Work Presenters at CSWE

October 16, 2017

Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting Dallas, Texas Sheraton Dallas Hotel October 19–22, 2017 Dean Steve Anderson Friday, October 20, 2017 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Towards New Competencies: Global Issues in the Social Work Curriculum Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Kinship Provider Perspectives on Caregiving Related Health ... Read more

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DACA Recipient Visits D.C. To Plead For DREAM Act

October 11, 2017

By Rachel Otwell • Oct 9, 2017 |  NPR Illinois Online article About a hundred students traveled to Washington D.C. last week to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act. Among them was Bruna Cardoso, a University of Illinois, School of Social Work graduate student. She came to the U.S. as a child from Brazil, ... Read more

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2017-18 Student Diversity Committee Accepting New Members

September 20, 2017

With the beginning of each academic year, many exciting opportunities arise for students to become involved at the School of Social Work. You are cordially invited to serve on the 2017-18 Diversity Committee. The committee is seeking members who are committed to creating an inclusive atmosphere and foster the value of a diverse community. The ... Read more

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Undergraduate Research Program Informational Meeting Sessions Set

September 20, 2017

Join us for a Fall 2017 Undergraduate Research Program/Campus Undergraduate Research Certificate Program Informational Meeting. Faculty members from the School of Social Work will provide information about possible research opportunities. For more information, be sure to attend one of the following meetings: Monday, September 25th, 12:30-1:30 pm, Room 2015 Thursday, September 28th, 4-5:00 pm, Room ... Read more

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New Dean, Steven Anderson, Sees Bright Future for School of Social Work

September 11, 2017

“I’m very excited to be returning to the U. of I.,” Anderson said. “I spent a lot of time in my career here conducting research, teaching and developing curriculum. I’m really excited about the personnel who are in place. I know the school and the university, so for me it’s a great opportunity, and I’m ... Read more

Social Work Ambassadors at the University of Illinois

August 7, 2017

The goals of the Social Work Ambassadors program are to provide exceptional outreach and service throughout the School of Social Work, hone professional and leadership skills, and provide opportunities and experiences that will lead to personal and professional growth of the Ambassadors. Social Work Ambassadors are involved with activities and events related to recruitment, retention, ... Read more

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Service Learning for NTU Students

July 5, 2017

The School of Social Work has welcomed seven students from National Taiwan University (NTU). During the week of June 26th, students completed an orientation where they learned about the University of Illinois, the School of Social Work and surrounding communities, and they were able to tour the university campus. The students were also able to ... Read more

Local Trauma Training Opportunity for Social Workers (CEUs available)

February 3, 2017

Champaign County is looking for individuals who want to help: educate others in the community, their organizations, groups or families about trauma families, community members, & their peers heal! share resources with those impacted by trauma(s) & help identify and find healing and helpful solutions Choose one of these upcoming sessions: March 2nd & 3rd ... Read more