social work

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.


HUMANS OF THE U: CHARLES PITRE HOY-ELLIS

Meet College of Social Work associate professor Charles Pitre Hoy-Ellis. From a high school drop out at age 15, to pursuing education in his late 30s, he now holds three degrees.


THE VOICE OF ‘THE RADICAL MIDDLE’

College of Social Work professor David Derezotes co-hosts a radio show on KRCL discussing current issues that often divide our families, communities and nation.


RISING THROUGH THE RANKS

The University of Utah ranked 32nd on Forbes “America’s Best Employers 2016” list, jumping four spots from last year.


Meet the Graduates: Class of 2016

Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, we’ll profile graduates from across the university.


MEET THE GRADUATES

Civil war drove 6-month-old Naima Mohamed and her family from Somalia to a refugee camp in Kenya and after 15 years in the camp — Mohamed and her family were finally able to resettle in the United States. Everything in Utah, including the spoken language, was unfamiliar. She’s now in her final semester before graduating from the Master of Social Work program.