College of Social Work

The substance use disorder counselors shortage

New funding to help students complete a substance use disorder treatment training.


5-year strategic plan for university safety

The plan was reviewed by the Public Safety Advisory Committee and will be updated regularly.


Be culturally respectful as you celebrate Halloween

Costumes that take the form of caricature and adopt aspects of someone’s cultural identity can be belittling. Insensitive. Obtuse. It’s a form of cultural appropriation.


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Humans of the U: Ebony Miller

“You name it and I’ve probably been through it.”


Headshot of Jamilia Blake

Treating children as children

The second in a series of conversations and a challenge to reject apathy or silence and dare to care.


headshot of Jennifer Cobbina

Hands up, don’t shoot

The Utah Criminal Justice Center presents a series of conversations and a challenge: Reject apathy or silence and dare to care.


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The grand challenge to eliminate racism

University of Utah dean of the College of Social Work to co-chair national effort combating racism.


Group gathered cutting ribbon to new Women's Resource Center

WRC history is her story too

This Women’s History Month, the U’s Women’s Resource Center celebrated an exciting ribbon-cutting and announced the retirement of long-time director, Debra Daniels.


Five members of the victim-survivor advocacy team flash the U

Here for U

An office on campus is staffed entirely by graduates and current students of the U, and almost all of them are from the same college.


Dispatches from the College of Social Work

The College of Social Work releases its annual publication highlighting important research impacting lives from maternal drug use to the effects of social stigma in older adults.