Faculty & Staff News

Preventing Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Lightning Talk Webinar

June 16, 2020

Check out her 5-minute talk on Preventing Burnout and Compassion Fatigue. Interested in learning more about how Illinois is battling the impact of COVID in our communities? Contact Nathan Goebel in the SSW Office of Advancement for access to more Lightning Talks from HSRI units on campus. Watch here ... Read more

Message from Dean Anderson: Processing George Floyd Tragedy

June 1, 2020

Dear School of Social Work Community Members, As protests boil over in cities across the country and in our own community following the tragic death of George Floyd, I know that many of us at the School of Social Work are deeply saddened by this inexplicable loss and angered about the actions of the Minneapolis ... Read more


School of Social Work Virtual Convocation

May 11, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. The celebration will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. however students should log-on no later than 12:35 p.m. Each student is allocated 4 total graduation “tickets” (Zoom webinar log-in access) to be dispersed to family, friends, and loved ones. This information was sent via email. An in-person ceremony will ... Read more


Will Schneider: My Path to Illinois

April 14, 2020

Growing up in a family of social scientists in Brooklyn, New York, it may have been inevitable that I would spend my life exploring the mysteries of human behavior and misbehavior. My father is a psychology professor, and my older brother followed my mother into the sociology field, but I decided to buck tradition and ... Read more


COVID-19 SSW Updates

March 12, 2020

For up-to-date information on University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus developments, please visit: Other resourses: State of Illinois Public Health COVID-19 website Key Email Communications: 6/19/2020 – Return to Campus Communication 3/15/2020 – Update from Dean Anderson Archived Massmails from the University of Illinois Community Resources: Student Information: Courses We are suspending face-to-face instruction for ... Read more

Harnessing Technology for Social Good Lecture Series 2020

February 18, 2020

The American Academy for Social Work and Social Welfare spearheaded the Grand Challenges of Social Work, representing 12 challenges focused on improving individual and family well-being, strengthening the social fabric, and helping create a more just society. In 2018-19, the School of Social Work presented a lecture series to promote interest in this topic. This ... Read more


SSWR 2020 Conference Presentations

January 14, 2020

Click the link below to download a comprehensive list of presentations by Illinois Social Work faculty and PhD students. SSWR Presentations Join us for a reception to network with fellow alums and current faculty on 1/17/20. Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Treasury Room, Floor M4 (8:15-9:45 pm) ... Read more


GameDay Spirit Social Work Fanstore Now Available

September 12, 2019

The School of Social Work is proud to partner with GameDay Spirit to provide an online Social Work Fanstore. Apparel will be available for purchase in a variety of options and on a long-term basis. Shipping is free on all orders over $75.   ... Read more