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M.S.W. Grad Partners with Community to Study Sex Trafficking Concerns

Since graduating with a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work in 2015, Christina Melander has worked as a research fellow at Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) to identify sex trafficking trends throughout Minnesota. She hopes to expand her work to lead independent research … Continue reading M.S.W. Grad Partners with Community to Study Sex Trafficking Concerns

Marion Barber Jr., Gophers Hall-of-Fame running back, earns his degree at age 57

Marion Barber Jr. is persistent. As an All-Big Ten running back for the Golden Gophers football team in the late 1970s, Barber was a record-setting player. In 2017, at age 57, Barber’s determination off the field culminated May 11 when he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota as part of the commencement … Continue reading Marion Barber Jr., Gophers Hall-of-Fame running back, earns his degree at age 57

M.S.W. graduate named 2017 Bush Fellow

Brenda Hartman (M.S.W. ’89), a St. Paul therapist who provides counseling to adolescents, adults, and couples, was named a 2017 Bush Fellow this week. She and 23 other people were selected from nearly 650 applications for the fellowships. Applicants described their leadership vision and how a Bush Fellowship would both help them achieve their goals … Continue reading M.S.W. graduate named 2017 Bush Fellow

Events

School of Social Work CEUs on a Stick

August 22, 2017

For the eleventh consecutive year, the School of Social Work presents a variety of continuing education workshops the week leading up to the Minnesota State Fair. CEUs on a Stick offers three-hour morning and afternoon workshops each day that cover a variety of topics ranging from clinical to community practice taught by experts from the University and the community!

School of Social Work CEUs on a Stick

August 23, 2017

For the eleventh consecutive year, the School of Social Work presents a variety of continuing education workshops the week leading up to the Minnesota State Fair. CEUs on a Stick offers three-hour morning and afternoon workshops each day that cover a variety of topics ranging from clinical to community practice taught by experts from the University and the community!

School of Social Work Community Practice Reception/Open House

September 21, 2017
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

This reception celebrates the School of Social Work's 100th anniversary and its community practice contributions. We also hope the event helps to connect the local community practice community (alumni, current students, CP agencies & field instructors, etc.) with the school and each other. RSVP details coming soon.