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Graduating MSW student Elizabeth Kunze was recently selected as a 2019-20 Fulbright Scholar. She will spend her time as a teaching assistant at a secondary school and pursue research and university courses in Austria.

Our Part-Time Program offers classes on Saturdays in Madison or Eau Claire and features practical experience field placements and faculty who are professional social workers. This profile of Part-Time Program Advisor Latoya Kirton is one in a series of Part-Time Program students, faculty, and staff.

Thanks to a matching gift from Joel Berman and the increased generosity of many of our alumni and friends, the School was able to increase funding to support students. 

Alumna (MSW '05) and long-time lecturer Teresa Thomas published an essay in a new book about her experiences of overcoming domestic violence as a teenager.

The school recently presented the 2019 School of Social Work Achievement Award to John Elliott, the Deputy Administrator for the Division of Safety and Permanence for the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. The award was part of the "March is Social Work Month" celebration. 

Twenty-six MSW students recently received scholarships from our fall competition. The awards, funded and created by alumni donors and friends of the school, recognize outstanding students in our two MSW programs for their high-quality academic endeavors and dedication to social work.

PhD student seeks to understand more nuanced family planning and pregnancy decision-making of queer women and non-binary individuals assigned female at birth

Our Part-Time Program offers classes on Saturdays in Madison or Eau Claire and features practical experience field placements and faculty who are professional social workers. This profile of Part-Time Program Student Lisa Madell is one in a series of Instructor Spotlights.

On a recent  Friday almost 100 social work students, staff, and faculty took part in a returning prisoner simulation created and organized by Madison-Area Urban Ministry (MUM). The simulation places participants in the role of someone recently released from prison trying to navigate a return to the world outside.

Our Part-Time Program offers classes on Saturdays in Madison or Eau Claire, features practical experience field placements, and faculty who are professional social workers. This profile of Part-Time Program Instructor Amanda Neckar is one in a series of Instructor Spotlights.