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Social Work

Meeting the needs of Nevada

The School of Social Work is dedicated to the values and commitments of the social work profession through education, research and public service.

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News & Announcements

  • We are now accepting applications for the first cohort of the Online MSW program to begin Fall 2016. Click here for more information.
  • Congratulations to Mary E. Hylton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Social Work, for being the recipient of the 2016 NASW-NV Professor of the Year Award!
  • Congratulations to Rebekah Couper, BSW student, School of Social Work, for being the recipient of the 2016 NASW-NV Student of the Year Award!
  • Congratulations to Teresa Benitez-Thompson, MSW, LSW, Letter of Appointment Faculty, School of Social Work, for being the recipient of the 2016 NASW-NV Legislator of the Year Award!
  • Congratulations to FUSED: Students for Social Change, for being selected as the recipients of the UNR Silver Paw Civic Engagement Award!
  • Congratulations to Jennifer McClendon, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Social Work, for being the recipient of the 2015 Division of Health Sciences (DHS) Teaching Award!
  • Rachel Blinn, MSW graduate student, School of Social Work, testified twice in front of the Nevada Legislature on the CARE Act that would help family caregivers receive much needed training.  She was featured on KTVN Channel 2 news segment.
  • Congratulations to MSW students Morgan Nazemian and Miranda Smith who placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Three Minute Thesis at Nevada competition!
  • UNR student secures $10K Native STAND grant
  • Congratulations to Social Work Senior, Jahahi Mazariego for being selected as this year's Margery Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award winner!
  • School of Social Work Graduation Information!
  • $10,000 stipends for Advanced Year MSW Students in Behavioral Health!
  • Please see link to Dr. Goutham Menon's interview with KUNR.  Click here for the full interview on KUNR.
  • Click here for our archived news

Contact Us

School of Social Work (0090)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557


socialwork@unr.edu

Phone (775) 784-6542

Fax (775) 784-4573

Ansari Business Building, 523

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