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02.06.17
Social Work administrative assistant makes a difference on and off campus (Kat Farlowe)

02.02.17
Center for Social Justice, and Multicultural Services and Programs host talk on liberation theology

01.16.17
School of Social Work faculty and students present research at Society for Social Work and Research annual conference

01.13.17
Assistant Professor Tiffany Washington to receive 2017 Service-Learning Research Excellence Award

01.12.17
Chronic illness and depression increase likelihood of problem drinking in older adults (Assistant Professor Orion Mowbray)

01.05.17
Worker-owned cooperatives may help address elder care deficit (Assistant Professor Rebecca Matthew) .

2016

12.18.16
"Fostering Equity and Well-Being" - Professor Llewellyn Cornelius profiled in Syracuse University Magazine

12.8.16
"Providing a Lifeline for female survivors of human trafficking in Ghana," by Associate Professor David Okech and Alexis Danikuu, in The Handbook of Social Work and Social Development in Africa.

11.07.16
Assistant Professor Rebecca Matthew receives Council on Social Work Education 2016 Feminist Manuscript Award

10.30.16
Focus on Faculty: Mary Caplan

10.18.16
UGA names second class of Women's Leadership Fellows (Associate Dean Shari Miller among cohort)

09.21.16
Better Brains for Babies (Jennifer Elkins quoted in The New America Care Report)

09.26.16
New School of Social Work dean focuses on excellence and impact

09.20.16
Clinical Assistant Professor Anthony Mallon appointed to Athens-Clarke County Vision Committee

09.15.16
Dr. Maurice Daniels honored at special reception

09.08.16
Georgia Backroads magazine features “Serving Under Fire,” by Associate Professor Tony Lowe.

09.06.16
Associate Dean Shari Miller appointed to the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Research

08.11.16
2016’s Best & Worst States for Underprivileged Children (Associate Professor David Okech interviewed)

07.31.16
Assistant Professor Joon Choi appointed a consulting editor for the journal Social Work Research

07.19.16
Depression's stigma can be a barrier to African-Americans seeking treatment, study finds (Rosalyn Denise Campbell, Orion Mowbray)

07.15.16
That first paycheck is an exciting moment - and a teachable one (Mary Caplan)

07.13.16
A message from the UGA Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights (Llewellyn Cornelius)

07.01.16
Judicial social workers get training in China (Jane McPherson) Welcome from the Dean

07.01.16
Dean Anna Scheyett joins School of Social Work

06.13.16
Special issue of The Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment co-edited by Assistant Professor Michael Robinson

05.18.16
Dean Maurice Daniels delivers 2016 Spring Commencement Address

05.10.16
5,552 students eligible for graduation in UGA’s 2016 spring Commencement ceremonies (Dean Daniels to deliver Commencement address at Stegeman Coliseum.)

05.01.16
Discover UGA: Helping Communities (Rebecca Matthew and members of the School)

04.29.16
Letter from Dean Daniels to the School of Social Work community regarding recent car accident involving university students

04.27.16
Teen mothers struggle to follow safe infant sleep practices (Trina Salm Ward quoted)

04.25.16
Judge Horace Ward, a civil rights 'giant,' dies at 88 (Dean Daniels quoted in The Daily Report, UGA Today, and Athens Banner Herald)

04.03.16
Social Work Dean Maurice Daniels to give UGA’s graduate Commencement address

04.03.16
Focus on Faculty: Harold Briggs, director of research

03.26.16
Her story: Anna Scheyett, School of Social Work's next dean, profiled in Red & Black

03.15.16
Student Government Association honors faculty members (Mary Caplan among honorees)

03.01.16
Anna Scheyett named dean of UGA’s School of Social Work

01.18.16
Hundreds gather to clean up Athens, paint mural for MLK Day (Llewellyn Cornelius quoted)

01.13.16
A desperate need: The foster care crisis in Georgia (Alberta "Bert" Ellett quoted)

01.11.16
Assistant professor sheds light on poverty, credit and social exclusion (Mary Caplan)

2015

11.23.15
Dean Daniels receives award for excellence in research

09.28.15
‘Social change’ scholar named Hollowell Professor

09.02.15
Dean of Social Work leaves a legacy of leadership, innovation

08.08.15
New UGA faculty get whirlwind tour of Georgia (Jane McPherson featured)

08.08.15
Search committee named to seek dean of UGA School of Social Work

08.04.15
UGA social work faculty member among first to be awarded new ASAE Foundation research grant (Kristina Jaskyte)

07.29.15
As Daniels, Jackson and Angle step down, UGA old guard fading

07.28.15
Dean Maurice Daniels discusses Donald L. Hollowell on GPB radio program "On Second Thought"

07.27.15
Assistant professor will explore health disparities research at NIH campus (Trina Salm Ward)

07.23.15
UGA Social Work Dean Maurice Daniels to step down after a decade of leadership

07.10.15
Study identifies factors affecting prescription pain reliever misuse (research conducted by Orion Mowbray and doctoral student Adam Quinn)

2014

12.12.14
UGA receives $1.3 million to improve behavioral health care for at-risk youth, their families

11.16.14
Focus on Faculty: Tiffany Washington

11.06.14
Family member’s death can impact personal health, UGA research finds (Dr. Jennifer Elkins on research team)

10.28.14
Social Work Degree Guide: The 30 Most Influential Social Workers Alive Today (Dean Maurice C. Daniels listed No. 5)

10.20.14
Shake it up: Associate Professor Kristina Jaskyte studies innovation at nonprofits

09.23.14
UGA researcher Trina Salm Ward recommends public health officials tailor messaging about bed sharing

09.01.14
"Nephrology Social Work: Caring for the Emotional Needs of Dialysis Patients" (Social Work Today article features Dr. Tiffany Washington)

08.26.14
Nancy J. Rothenberg, recently retired School of Social Work faculty member, passes (To see photos of Nancy, visit the UGA School of Social Work Facebook page.)

05.01.14
Orion Mowbray: "Social networks aqnd alcohol use disorders: findings from a national representative sample" published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

04.07.14
Mary Caplan: "Communities Respond to Predatory Lending" published in the NASW journal Social Work

02.21.14
Articles by Alberta "Bert" Ellett and June Gary Hopps are published in "Eyewitnesses to History: First-Hand Accounts of Sages of the Profession," a special issue of Advances in Social Work

02.12.14
Stigma research co-authored by Rosalyn Denise Campbell is published in Social Science & Medicine

01.31.14
Assistant Professor wins national social work research award

01.30.14
UGA researcher named Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research

2013

12.31.13
Facebook controversy at the University of Georgia (Obie Clayton quoted)

12.21.13
Orion Mowbray: "The moderating role of social networks in the relationship between alcohol consumption and treatment utilization for alcohol-related problems" in Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

12.15.13
"Saving the Soul of Georgia" tells story of pioneering civil rights lawyer (Book by Dean Maurice Daniels)

11.06.13
June Gary Hopps named NASW Social Work Pioneer®

10.18.13
Dean Maurice C. Daniels honored by Indiana University with Distinguished Alumni Award

8.22.13
Jeffrey S. Porter and Edwin Risler: "The New Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders: Issues and Controversies," in Research on Social Work Practice

7.26.13
Merle Foeckler, one of the first UGA social work professors, dies at 95

6.13.13
Okech research on Child Savings Accounts published in Children and Youth Services Review

6.13.13
Shari Miller's research on professional socialization published in the June 2013 issue of the Journal of Social Work Education

6.13.13
Kristina Jaskyte co-author of paper published in the June 2013 issue of the Korean Social Science Journal