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2017

School of Social Work celebrates 50 years of educating leaders, community engagement

School of Social Work celebrates 50 years of educating leaders, community engagement
- The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and owes its existence to the support of several community organizations that advocated and...[Read More]

Professor Black Wins Educational Leadership Award

Professor Black Wins Educational Leadership Award
- Dr. Beverly Black was selected as the winner of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work Award for Educational Leadership in Doctoral Education and received a certificate...[Read More]

Professors Receive Recognition as Mentors to Women Students

Professors Receive Recognition as Mentors to Women Students
- Dr. Noelle Fields and Dr. Catheleen Jordan were recognized and honored as mentors through the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work...[Read More]

Aging and Alzheimer's

Aging and Alzheimer's
- Two researchers in UTA's School of Social Work are addressing knowledge gaps surrounding Alzheimer's in African-American caregivers and volunteer companions. Read Article:...[Read More]

Landmark Donaldson Adoption Institute Study with UTA Reveals Financial Difficulties, Social Pressures and Lack of Support – All Factors in Decision-Making for Expectant Mothers

Landmark Donaldson Adoption Institute Study with UTA Reveals Financial Difficulties, Social Pressures and Lack of Support – All Factors in Decision-Making for Expectant Mothers
- Study Emphasizes Urgent Need for Policy and Practice Changes to Best Support Women Wednesday, The Donaldson Adoption Institute released Understanding Options Counseling Experiences in Adoption: A...[Read More]

UTA School of Social Work in the News

UTA School of Social Work in the News
- “UTA Researchers Building App to Predict Emotions” Fort Worth city magazine news story “UTA Researchers Look to Solve Anger Issues” CBS DFW news story and video “UTA...[Read More]

2016

Reproductive rights advocate

Reproductive rights advocate
- Professor Vijayan Pillai was recently invited to speak at the Institute of Social Investigations at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon​ in Monterrey, Mexico. Pillai spoke...[Read More]

New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines

New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines
- A new study by The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work and The Donaldson Adoption Institute provides groundbreaking research on the experiences of first/birth parents and the...[Read More]

Social Work faculty member promoted from associate professor to full professor

Social Work faculty member promoted from associate professor to full professor
- The UTA President officially recognized Social Work Professor, Dr. Alexa Smith-Osborne and 12 other UTA professors on their advancement from associate professor to full professor earlier this month...[Read More]

UTA awards 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants to School of Social Work faculty

UTA awards 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants to School of Social Work faculty
- UTA has awarded four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects that address growing problems such as loneliness among the elderly, the need for sustainable green education spaces, the...[Read More]

Social Work Researcher Earns Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award

Social Work Researcher Earns Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award
- Eusebius Small, assistant professor in The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, has been named a prestigious Fulbright Scholar for the Republic of Sierra Leone at the University...[Read More]

Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award

Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award
- Dr. Maria Scannapieco, social work professor and director of the Center for Child Welfare, has been selected as a member of UTA’s Academy of Distinguished Scholars for recognition of her...[Read More]

Social Work Assistant Professor Launches Testimonial Research Project in Response to Police Violence

Social Work Assistant Professor Launches Testimonial Research Project in Response to Police Violence
- Dr. Anne Nordberg, assistant professor at UTA’s School of Social Work and research associate of the Center for African American Studies (CAAS), introduced her research project entitled The...[Read More]

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence
- Dr. Anne Nordberg, social work assistant professor and research associate of the Center for African American Studies, and Dr. Peter Lehmann, social work professor, represent an interdisciplinary...[Read More]

Social Work Professor Dr. Vijayan Pillai Appointed Fellow in Prestigious Public Health Society

Social Work Professor Dr. Vijayan Pillai Appointed Fellow in Prestigious Public Health Society
- Congratulations to Dr. Vijayan Pillai, social work professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, on his recent honor of being appointed Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), an...[Read More]

Dr. Smith-Osborne Elected Fellow of Prestigious International Society

Dr. Smith-Osborne Elected Fellow of Prestigious International Society
- Alexa Smith-Osborne, a University of Texas at Arlington Associate Professor of Social Work and expert in resilience research, military and veterans’ health and mental health issues, has been...[Read More]

2015

Professor Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Research and Social Work Practice

Professor Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Research and Social Work Practice
- The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work proudly congratulates Dr. Wayne Duehn on his recent honor for service and innovative research in social work. Dr. Wayne Duehn,...[Read More]

Dr. Vijayan Pillai Co-Authors New Published Book

Dr. Vijayan Pillai Co-Authors New Published Book
- The School of Social Work proudly congratulates Dr. Vijayan Pillai, social work professor, on his recent publication, co-authored by Dr. Jay Weinstein. His book is called Demography: the Science of...[Read More]

Social Work Assistant Professor Awarded Competitive Scholar Course for Innovative Health Disparity Research

Social Work Assistant Professor Awarded Competitive Scholar Course for Innovative Health Disparity Research
- Dr. Katherine Sanchez, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington, was honored for her cutting-edge work in health disparity research, practice and policy interventions as a...[Read More]