social work

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Treating children as children

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


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.


Four ways to be an ally for transgender members of our community

Transgender and gender-nonconforming members of our community face homelessness, violence, incarceration and suicide at alarming rates. Learn what steps you can take to end transgender discrimination.


Kicking a habit

Preventing addiction with insight from scruffy dogs and ancient meditation.


Self-Injury Awareness Day

This grassroots event is aimed at acknowledging the strength and resilience of individuals who often suffer in silence.


Social work in Myanmar

The U is helping fill critical need for social workers in Myanmar.


U Commencement 2017

U to graduate 8, 566 students at general commencement ceremony Thursday, May 4, most convocations Friday, May 5.


HUMANS OF THE U: NICOLE SHAW

Social work graduate student Nicole Shaw got an unexpected lesson during trip to Ghana.


HUMANS OF THE U: HYEONWOO JACOB LEE

Studying social work at the Utah Asia Campus helped Hyeonwoo Jacob Lee find stability during a rudderless period of his life.


HUMANS OF THE U: JUSTIN HUGHES

Justin Hughes was stuck in substance use disorder, which led him to crime, jail and prison. He thought addiction was going to be part of him for the rest of his life.