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Finalists for Dean of Social Work to Meet Campus Nov. 9-12

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Candidates will engage with student, staff and faculty groups and make a Zoom presentation to the campus community from 9-10 a.m. CST each day.

November 5, 2020

UA Team to Build Opioid Prevention, Recovery Network in State

A University of Alabama-led team of researchers is ready to implement a robust opioid prevention, treatment and recovery network in the state.

September 4, 2020

UA Researcher’s Tech-Focused Dementia Care Projects Funded

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A University of Alabama social work researcher's work in advancing technology to improve dementia care receives boost from NIA, NSF.

August 31, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

UA Researchers to Develop Mental Health Training for Police

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Law enforcement officers throughout Tuscaloosa County will soon be better equipped to interact with citizens with serious mental illness and substance abuse.

May 18, 2020

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

May 8, 2020

From Homeless as a Child to Working with Homeless Vets

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Rebecca Koen, who experienced homelessness as a child, will soon begin working with homeless populations and military veterans in Washington, D.C.

May 5, 2020

Q & A: Staying Emotionally/Mentally Healthy in Virtual Academia

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The one constant in these changing times is exactly that, change.

April 8, 2020

UA to Host Opioid Overdose Training, Free Narcan Kit Giveaways

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A March 25 community event at The University of Alabama will provide free Narcan kits and training on how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug.

March 12, 2020

Social Work Receives $3.2M Grant to Address State’s Opioid Overdoses

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The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health's efforts to stem opioid use and rates of overdose deaths in Alabama have a new focus: first responders.

December 11, 2019

Women, WWII Vets Overrepresented in Newspaper Photos

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Women veterans and veterans of World War II appear more often in newspaper photos than their make-up of the country’s veterans, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

December 10, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

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The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

UA to Lead Project to Help Reduce Infant Mortality Rates in Alabama

University of Alabama School of Social Work researchers will soon expand a statewide drug and mental health screening program to address infant mortality in Alabama.

October 30, 2019

Environmental Justice Experts to Speak at Oct. 16 Event

A panel discussion, Environmental Justice: Research, Conversation and Networking Across Disciplines, will be held Oct. 16 at the Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus.

October 11, 2019

UA Alumni Inducted into Social Work Hall of Fame

Two University of Alabama alumni who, combined, have more than 70 years of experience advocating for Alabama’s children have been inducted into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame.

October 4, 2019