Paint the State graphic

Paint the State for Social Work Month!

February 1, 2016

Join fellow School of Social Work alumni and attend a private painting party in your area of the state! Focus on self-care as you relax with drinks and snacks and follow along as an instructor shows you how to paint your very own canvas. Share your pics with us on social media! Tag with: #ILLINOISsocialwork ... Read more

Advocacy Day 2016

January 26, 2016

The day will encompass a half day of educational seminars on lobbying in Illinois followed by advocating at the Capitol. The cost to attend is $10 if you register prior to March 1st. After March 1st, the fee increases to $15. If you plan to attend, you need to register individually, online. The School of ... Read more

Apply Now For The Giva Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award

January 4, 2016

Giva’s Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major ... Read more

Tara Powell_image

Program That Helps Children Cope After Disasters Could Benefit Refugees, At-Risk Youth

December 15, 2015

A social and emotional skills intervention developed to help children recover from the trauma of natural disasters is being pilot-tested with at-risk youth living in poverty in the U.S. and could be adapted to help young refugees heal their psychological wounds. Journey of Hope, a school-based psychosocial intervention, was co-developed by University of Illinois social ... Read more