Professor Emeritus Archibald Stuart Publishes Book

October 2, 2012 by  
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Professor Emeritus Archibald Stuart Publishes Book

Putting Universal Human Rights to Work: Policy Actions in the Struggle for Social Justice is the title of Archibald Stuart’s new book (University Press of New England, 2012). As President Obama and his adversaries in the Republican Party debate “fairness” and economic inequality, this timely book addresses policy actions Americans can take to reduce inequality […]

University’s First African-American Professor Dies

October 1, 2012 by  
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University’s First African-American Professor Dies

The University of Connecticut’s first African-American professor, Rollin Charles Williams, died Monday, Sept. 24, in Waterford, Conn., after a short illness. He was 90 years old. A professor emeritus at the time of his death, Williams was hired as a full-time assistant professor in the School of Social Work in 1957. During his 30 years […]

MSW Student Receives 3rd Place

September 21, 2012 by  
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MSW Student Receives 3rd Place

As part of the UConn Civility Metanoia 2012, Brunilda Ferraj, an advanced policy practice student entered the civility poster contest. She received 3rd place for her submission. Congratulations to Brunilda on her excellent poster and representing the School of Social Work.

Pedro E. Segarra, MSW ’82, JD ’85 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

September 21, 2012 by  
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Pedro E. Segarra, MSW ’82, JD ’85 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

Pedro E. Segarra, MSW ’82, JD ’85 – Creating Meaningful and Lasting Change as the Mayor of Hartford Read more about Pedro Segarra… Read about other Alumni Leaders Making a Difference

Associate Dean Catherine Havens Presenter at the 2012 UConn Women’s Advance Conference

September 21, 2012 by  
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Associate Dean Catherine Havens Presenter at the 2012 UConn Women’s Advance Conference

“The Impact of Women as Leaders and Policy Makers: Lessons Learned from the Past” was the focus of the workshop presented by Cathy Havens on May 15, 2012 at the 20th annual conference. This year’s theme was Empowered Women Build Strong Communities: Raising Voices – Creating Change. Cathy’s areas of specialization include women’s studies focusing […]

Robert P. Connolly, MSW ’71 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

September 21, 2012 by  
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Robert P. Connolly, MSW ’71 – Alumni Leader Making a Difference

Robert P. Connolly serves as a geriatric consultant to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore, MD. He has guided minimum data set 3.0 (MDS 3.0) Section Q Return to Community implementation issues, facilitated federal nursing home transition partnerships between CMS, Veterans Administration and Administration for Community Living (ACL), formerly Administration on […]

It’s Time for Social Work to Get in the Game
September 20, 2012

September 9, 2012 by  
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It’s Time for Social Work to Get in the Game<br />September 20, 2012

Join us for a reception with Warde Manuel and hear how the new UConn Athletic Director uses his MSW degree in his current role and career.

Submit Your Applications Now for the Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program

August 27, 2012 by  
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Submit Your Applications Now for the Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program

A ten session, 50-hour post-master’s certificate program that covers topics including Adoption Policies, Adoption Competent Practice, Understanding Adoption Family Relationships and Attachment, Search & Reunion, Diverse Adoptive Families, Transracial Adoption, Gay, Lesbian Adoptive Families; Kinship Care, Impact of Trauma on the Developing Brain & Neurobiological Processes, Therapeutic Intervention Strategies with Families and Children, Family Focused […]

August 2012 Issue of Interaction Magazine Now Available On-Line

August 27, 2012 by  
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August 2012 Issue of Interaction Magazine Now Available On-Line

Read about the International Center’s 20th Anniversary, Faculty Awards, Appointments and Recognitions, Ph.D. Program Update and 10th Anniversary Celebration, New Alumni Leaders Making a Difference, Lynne Healy named UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and more.

Dr. Julio Morales, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Featured in CT Latino News

August 10, 2012 by  
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Dr. Julio Morales, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Featured in CT Latino News

Dr. Julio Morales Jr., Professor Emeritus of the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, is chronicling the story of his upbringing in his just-about-complete book, Too Many Marias. The day before Morales’s eighth birthday in 1950, his parents sent him from their home in Vieques, Puerto Rico, to live with his grandmother in Manhattan. […]