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Min Zhan

Study: Student Loans Hamper Wealth Accumulation Among Black, Hispanic Adults

July 31, 2018

Black and Hispanic adults in the study who reported having outstanding student loans when they graduated college had $36,000 less in net worth than their peers at age 30, according to lead author Min Zhan, a professor of social work at the University of Illinois. Zhan’s co-author, Xiaoling Xiang, is a professor of social work ... Read more

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iMSW Informational Meetings

July 10, 2018

The iMSW is a part-time program designed to offer flexibility for working students. Choose from our hybrid-online Advanced Clinical track with limited weekend face-to-face sessions, or our 100% online Leadership and Social Change track for those with a macro interest in social work. Urbana- iMSW Informational Meeting Saturday, October 6th 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. RSVP ... Read more

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2018 Awards Recipients

June 11, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of our School of Social Work awards! The following students were recognized at our annual Awards Ceremony at the iHotel and Conference Center on April 26, 2018. These awards wouldn’t be possible without the support of our generous donors who have invested in our student body. BSW AWARDS Gary Shaffer ... Read more

Ted Cross

Ted Cross Named Recipient of APSAC Outstanding Research Career Achievement Award

May 22, 2018

The School of Social Work Children and Family Research Center’s Ted Cross has been selected for the The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children‘s Mark Chaffin Outstanding Research Career Achievement Award. This award recognizes repeated, significant and outstanding contributions to research on child maltreatment over his career. APSAC award winners will be honored ... Read more