School of Social Work News
The School of Social Work strives to instill the values of social and economic justice, respect and worth of others, cultural diversity, and self-determination. In addition, it fosters a strengths-based environment that emphasizes openness, collaboration, and engagement striving towards individual and community resiliency.
Current Social Work News
Top of the List: Seeking help whenever you need it.
Las Vegas was a surprise home for Katherine Marcal. Now she’s working to ensure individuals experiencing homelessness have a pathway to a new life.
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Graduate College Alumna of the Year Constance Brooks has served public policy in stints with Clark County, NSHE, and MGM Resorts.
Social Work In The News
A new UNLV class is placing students in the middle of crime scenes.
The solution to homelessness in the Las Vegas valley continues to be heavily debated. Is the answer found in the need for more affordable housing? Or more mental health services?
A unique class at UNLV simulates crime scenes to give students real-world experience. The program is relatively new and aims to build confidence and introduce potential career choices.
Shawn McDougall said he served four years in the Army before he became a Marine.
“I served in Iraq and Afghanistan, also Okinawa and Thailand,” McDougall said.
The feet in the grass, the smell of the flowers, the breeze brushing the face and neck, the river water falling heavily on the back. These are some of the examples of how nature can acquire a sexual and sensual dimension. Jennifer J. Reed, a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Nevada, in Las Vegas, spoke with EL TIEMPO to explain the concept of ecosexuality.
Some staff members need a bullhorn to corral students through congested high school hallways and exit points. Not Lionel Stoxstell.