2016 MLK Day of Service
Defining Poverty - On Second Thought, Georgia Public Broadcasting
Dean Maurice Daniels discusses Donald L. Hollowell - On Second Thought, Georgia Public Broadcasting
Doctoral candidate Joel Izlar interviewed on WUGA FM about Free I.T. Athens
Dr. Ed Risler discusses new job training program for at-risk youth on GPB radio program "On Second Thought"
A trip to Selma, Alabama by students and faculty of the University of Georgia School of Social Work for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"
MSW Cookout Highlights - 2012
Early, UGA's first black graduate, honored at celebration of the 50th Anniversary of her graduation from the University of Georgia
Ghana Study Abroad Program - 2012
Tom Holland's Retirement Celebration
Colleagues, friends and family gathered at the Georgia Center to honor Dr. Tom Holland on his retirement, after 26 years of service.
End-of-the Year Celebration/Self-Care Day
Students and faculty gathered to celebrate the end of the semester and discuss the importance of self-care.
2012 International Festival at Tucker Hall
In loving memory of Freeman Walker, Jr. (1941-2012)
This collection of photos celebrates the life of distinguished UGA School of Social Work alumnus, Freeman Walker, Jr. who passed away April 4, 2012.
William Julius Wilson delivers the Inaugural Hollowell Lecture
Video | Slideshow | Program
Renowned Harvard sociologist William Julius Wilson delivers the inaugural University of Georgia Donald L. Hollowell Lecture April 2, 2012, in the Mahler Auditorium of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel. Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, addressed “Affirmative Opportunity in the Barack Obama Era.”
Haiti Brown Bag Luncheon
Students interested in Haiti Study Abroad participated in a Brown Bag luncheon. Several faculty members lectured, while student Aline Talmage helped organize the event.
Earl Lewis on Diversity and the Civil Rights Movement
Video | Slideshow
Earl Lewis is the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies at Emory University. Lewis has held various prestigious academic positions across the country and received numerous national awards for his academic achievements. Lewis, who earned degrees in history and psychology, is an expert in African American history.
Uganda Brown Bag Luncheon
MSW/MPH student Aline Talmage hosted a brown bag for students. She shared a narrative, photos and Q & A regarding her month spent in Uganda. Pictured are the photos she shared at the luncheon.
Civil Rights Lecture Series Slideshow
A collection of photos taken from the Lecture Series, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work." Lecturers included, Preston King, Lonnie King and Earl Lewis.
Lonnie C. King, Jr. on Student Movements and the Civil Rights Movement
Lonnie C. King, Jr. is a founding member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and one of the authors of “An Appeal for Human Rights,” published March 9, 1960 in various Atlanta area newspapers, which kicked off the Atlanta Student Movement. King shared his experience with Professor Obie Clayton's class, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work."
Preston King Addresses The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work
Preston King, a prolific and widely respected political philosopher and civil rights icon, speaks to Professor Obie Clayton's course, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work."
Parham Policy Day 2011: Social Workers Will Play Critical Role in Reforming Human Services, says Michael Thurmond
Video | Story
The human services system in the U.S. is on the verge of a major transformation and innovations are desperately needed to address the 21st century needs of Americans, said Michael Thurmond in his keynote address Nov. 8 at the School of Social Work’s annual Parham Policy Day. Social workers will play a critical role in shaping how the new system will look. Also, policy students peformed a skit to illustrate the history of the distribution of wealth. See Video
UGA's Campus Kitchen Project
with Sarah Himmelheber, Ph.D. student and Paige Tidwell, MSW alumna
Mindfulness for Social Workers: The Missing Link
Video (video is laughter yoga portion only)
MSW students Heidi Crockett and Heather Branham discuss the value of mindfulness and demonstrate simple tools that social workers can use to improve work quality and quality of life for social worker and client.