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Student worker Oriana Galasso advises HOPE scholars on making the adjustment to UNLV.
A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions and student involvement, culminating with the president’s annual State of the University address Sept. 15.
The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their best advice with incoming students.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to honor a few exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Margie Toves is among the first graduates from a program to produce social workers specializing in children’s mental health.
Vulnerable youth have a friend in Ramona Denby-Brinson, the 2015 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winner.
Students to build sustainable, “age-in-place” home with consumer appeal for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV team finished second overall in 2013.
Our Alumni of the Year tell us what they learned when facing a roomful of corporate lawyers, during a big interview, and amidst the chaos of stock traders.
Alumna Judy Tudor turned her own foster care experience into a career helping kids through tough situations. Now at UNLV, she’s training child welfare employees.
For the last 10 years, the UNLV School of Social Work has played an important role in workforce development of child welfare system employees.
Annual empowerment event expands from one to six days to honor, create allies, and drive greater awareness for victims and survivors of domestic, sexual, dating, and gender violence.
The social work professor's fourth and final book on the thinkers who shaped the world leader's pacifism and civil disobedience.
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Social Work In The News
People upset about the direction of the nation should be looking in the mirror instead of blaming politicians or the media, a UNLV professor contends in a new book. In “The Masses Are the Ruling Classes,” Professor William Epstein says the United States’ open society and near-universal suffrage have led to policies that are the product of mass consent and not imposed by a remote and out of control government.
The sole candidate to lead the Nevada System of Higher Education outlined his top four goals if he is chosen as chancellor, with improving access to higher learning No. 1 on the list.
“We really have to figure out how we make higher education more accessible to more individuals in Nevada,” Thom Reilly told about 45 people at a candidate forum at UNLV on Thursday morning. “We really have to figure out ways in order to, regardless of background, regardless of circumstances … engage them and get them in the system.”
“My father could no longer handle me. It was like his parenting skills were ‘I’m going to beat his head in’ or ‘I’m just going to leave him at home by himself,’ ” said Richard Demarko Brown, painting a picture of his 17-year-old case file.
When Lois (not her real name) moved here from California, she expected to get a therapist’s license with no problem. After all, she had a master’s degree in marriage family therapy (MFT) and art therapy.
Nevada’s senior citizens’ health and quality of life were again ranked among the lowest nationally in a UnitedHealthcare report released last week, placing 42nd — a single spot above the state’s 2015 ranking.
Social Work Experts
Associate Professor of Social Work
An expert on integrated mental and behavioral healthcare across the lifespan.
Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs School of Social Work
An expert in child welfare and foster care, children’s mental health, and juvenile justice.
Professor, Social Work
An expert in welfare policies and programs.