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December 1, 2014

Long Work Hours For Moms Mean Less Sleep, Higher BMI’s For Preschoolers

11/20/2014 | Sharita Forrest, Social Work Editor The majority of preschoolers may not be getting the amount of sleep they need each night, placing them at higher risk of being overweight or obese within a year, according to a new study. Published online by the journal Sleep Medicine, the study investigated links between mothers’ employment ... Read more

December 1, 2014

School of Social Work Veterans Celebration

Monday, December 1, 2014 4:00 pm University of Illinois School of Social Work Deans Suite – Room 2002 Dean Korr invites you to join us as we celebrate our faculty, staff, and student veterans and service members with the unveiling of “Forever My Brother,” a limited edition print by artist Marc Wolfe. “Forever My Brother” ... Read more

November 10, 2014

December Social Work Convocation Ceremony Speaker Announced

Darrell Wheeler is president of the National Association of Social Workers and since 2011 has been the dean of Loyola University’s School of Social Work. Prior to his post at Loyola, Wheeler was associate dean for research and community partnerships at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College (CUNY). Wheeler is an educator ... Read more