July 16, 2014

Journal of Social Work Education Chooses Best Conceptual Article of Volume 49

Tara Earls Larrison and Dean Wynne Korr‘s article, “Does Social Work Have a Signature Pedagogy?”, which appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of the Journal of Social Work Education, has been chosen as the JSWE Best Conceptual Article of volume 49. Article Award winners will be honored at the Council on Social Work Education 2014 ... Read more

July 3, 2014

PhD Candidate Appointed to CSWE Council

Megan Paceley, LSW, PhD candidate, has been appointed to the CSWE Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGE). This Council, in concert with the Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice, advises the CSWE Board of Directors on policy and programmatic matters related to gender expression and sexual orientation. Her 3-year ... Read more

Min Zhan

June 10, 2014

Ability to Finish College Affected by Family Debt, New Study Suggests

5/22/2014 | Sharita Forrest, News Editor, Illinois News Bureau CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Family debt diminishes students’ prospects of graduating from college, and is particularly detrimental to black students’ chances of earning degrees, suggests a new study by social work professor Min Zhan and doctoral student Deirdre Lanesskog, both at the University of Illinois. Family assets ... Read more


May 13, 2014

Maternal-Infant Health: A Minute With Expert Karen Tabb Dina

School of Social Work professor, Karen Tabb Dina is a member of the Global Burden of Disease Expert Collaborators. Tabb Dina’s research focuses on racial and ethnic health disparities, and includes collaborative projects with maternal health clinics to combat postpartum depression and suicide. Tabb Dina spoke recently with News Bureau social work editor Sharita Forrest ... Read more