School of Social Work

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UA to Celebrate Excellence Among Faculty Research, Creative Activity

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research, scholarship and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

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University of Alabama, Stillman Sign Graduate Pathways Agreement

The University of Alabama and Stillman College celebrated 50 years of an enrollment agreement by making it easier for Stillman students to attend graduate school at UA.

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Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

Carmen Reese Foster

UA Graduate Student Wins Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Doctor of Social Work student will go on to compete at the national competition in December.

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UA Part of Research Into Racial Disparity in Infant Mortality

Researchers at the University of Alabama are partners in a statewide effort to tackle racial disparity in infant mortality in Alabama.

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UA, State Partner to Train First Responders on Mental Health Awareness

UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

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UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project

A proposal from UA to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state has received initial seed money.

Carina Villarreal

Conversations, Culture Sharing Are What Heritage Month is All About

Hispanic-Latino Association President Carina Villarreal said she celebrates her heritage daily in the way she lives.

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis: What Does Alabama Need?

Alabamians face many structural barriers to treatment of opioid addiction, such as access and transportation to treatment facilities as well as hostile attitudes among the public and family members to addiction, according to research led by The University of Alabama.