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USU Hosts Experts from the International Women's House

Oct. 19, 2017

USU Social Work's Transforming Communities Initiative (TCI), in partnership with the Family Communication & Relationship Lab, the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies, and Fight Against Domestic ...

SSWA Human Rights & Social Justice Ambassadors

Sep. 12, 2017

Apply for USU's Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology 2017-2018 Human Rights & Social Justice Ambassadors...

BSW Student Becca Huppi wins Robins Award

BSW Student Becca Huppi wins Robins Award

Apr. 19, 2017

USU BSW Student Becca Huppi receives Val R. Christensen Service Award...

SWSA 2016 Thanksgiving Service Project

Nov. 28, 2016

For Thanksgiving 2016, due to the generosity of our Social Work Student Association (SWSA) members and the Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology (SSWA) faculty, SWSA delivered 40 full Th...

Federal government recognizes USU community service

Federal government recognizes USU community service

Nov. 14, 2016

On Wednesday nights, the residents of Williamsburg Retirement Community in Logan don't just have manicures or poker to look forward to -- they have their "Grandfriends," too....

Dealing with Domestic Violence: How a USU Alumna Helps Children Find Healing

Dealing with Domestic Violence: How a USU Alumna Helps Children Find Healing

Nov. 03, 2016

The United States Justice Department estimates 1 in 15 children are exposed to domestic violence each year, and USU alumnus, Catherine Jurado, knows exactly what witnessing this violence does to child...

Following Dream of Changing Students' Lives, New Professor has 'Made it So'

Following Dream of Changing Students' Lives, New Professor has 'Made it So'

Oct. 31, 2016

In the department of social work, Diane Calloway-Graham can now be called professor -- or her office nickname: Practicum Goddess....

Grant Galvanizes Plan to Create Community-Wide Response to Sexual Assault

Grant Galvanizes Plan to Create Community-Wide Response to Sexual Assault

Oct. 24, 2016

Months before sexual assaults on campus became newspaper headlines, two women -- one a Utah State University social scientist and the other an advocate and therapist -- began seeking funds to create a...

USU officials get DOJ funds for sexual violence prevention

USU officials get DOJ funds for sexual violence prevention

Oct. 24, 2016

Utah State University has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to create a community response for dealing with sexual violence and creating more of a safety net for victims....

USU Social Work Program Partners with the Division of Fair Housing

Sep. 19, 2016

to assess the public's knowledge and attitudes regarding the Fair Housing Law. Dr. David Parker, the Education Outreach Specialist at Utah's Division of Fair Housing, and Dr. Jessica Lucero and Profes...

Bret Nielsen speaks on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue

Bret Nielsen speaks on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue

Feb. 03, 2016

Bret Nielsen, a senior in social work program at USU, was invited to speak on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue....

Judge seeks to reunite dad, kids who were sentenced to camp

Aug. 11, 2015

Jennifer Roark, a professor of social work at Utah State University and an expert on domestic violence, said research shows that true parental alienation is rare and authorities should be concerned wh...

Asset-Based Community Assessment in Logan City's Hillcrest Neighborhood

Asset-Based Community Assessment in Logan City's Hillcrest Neighborhood

Jan. 29, 2015

First-year MSW students from our 2-year full-time MSW program in Logan are working with Dr. Jessica Lucero on an applied community development project with Logan City....

Non-traditional students utilize resources, services in collegiate careers

Jul. 26, 2014

Mark Hobbs, a non-traditional Utah State University student, recently received a scholarship from job-applications.com specifically for non-traditional students. The 23-year-old social work major is a...

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