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Davis Selected for SSWR Doctoral Fellow Award

January 20, 2017

Illinois Social Work doctoral student, Jordan Davis has been chosen as 2017 recipient of the SSWR Doctoral Fellow Award. The award was presented to him at the SSWR Conference Awards Presentation on January 14th in New Orleans. Jordan Davis is a 5th year doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work. Jordan received his bachelors ... Read more

Join us at the 21st Annual SSWR Conference in New Orleans

December 19, 2016

Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00am – 10:00 am New Orleans Marriott Lafayette Room, 41st Floor 555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130 Enjoy a morning break and classic New Orleans treats including beignets, king cakes and CafĂ© Au Lait. RSVP by January 6, 2017 ... Read more

PhD Student Leads Initiative for Erasmus+ Program

December 13, 2016

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded a $15,000 grant for its research and advisor role in the framework of the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. Francesco Volpini, PhD student at the School of Social Work and former Director at the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), will be serving as principal investigator ... Read more

Matthew Leads New Publications

December 8, 2016

Findings from both studies suggest implications for social work practice and education, as well as other helping fields involved in international development. Lenore Matthew, Lissette Piedra, and Chi-Fang Wu have published a study in the Journal of International Social Work examining lessons learned from the Guatemala Water Project, an interdisciplinary international service learning project housed ... Read more

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Dean Search

November 28, 2016

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is known for developing and disseminating knowledge that contributes to effective social welfare policies, programs and practices. The School emphasizes theoretical and empirical analysis and research-based practice addressing vulnerable and marginalized populations and community needs. Home to a wide-ranging student body and faculty, ... Read more