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Articles by Laurie Anderson
|Mar. 27 2017||
Access to needed health services is a challenge for many people, particularly those with mental health and substance use problems. Orion Mowbray wants to change that.
|Feb. 6 2017||
A growing elder care shortage could be eased by worker-owned cooperatives, a little-used business model that also improves the working conditions and the quality of life for caregivers
|Jan. 23 2017||
Older adults suffering from multiple chronic health conditions and depression are nearly ﬁve times as likely to be problem drinkers as older adults with the same conditions and no depression, according to researchers at UGA. Their study is the first to document the connection between multiple chronic illnesses, depression and alcohol use in seniors.
|Oct. 17 2016||
Graduate students in the UGA School of Social Work who face financial challenges while earning a degree are receiving help, thanks to the re-establishment of a federally funded scholarship program.
|Sep. 26 2016||
Anna Scheyett is no stranger to change.
|Mar. 28 2016||
"(Constance Baker Motley) lived a paradox of change," Harvard law and history professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin told attendees March 17 at the fourth annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture.
|Mar. 14 2016||
Constance Baker Motley, a civil rights lawyer who won nine cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and was the first black woman appointed to a federal bench, will be the subject of the UGA's annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture.
|Feb. 29 2016||
When Mark Hain decided to leave his job as an emergency medical technician to pursue a degree in environmental engineering at UGA, he assumed he would immediately get his hands dirty designing and building projects. Instead, he found himself in a design course analyzing and discussing in detail how his work as an engineer might impact others—and questioning whether certain projects should be built at all.
|Jan. 11 2016||
Mary Caplan knows what it's like to be poor. As a child the Seattle-born researcher shuttled between two households—one wealthy and one that, in her words, "barely scraped by."
|Sep. 28 2015||
Llewellyn "Lee" J. Cornelius has been named the Donald L. Hollowell Distinguished Professor of Social Justice and Civil Rights Studies at the UGA School of Social Work.
|Sep. 14 2015||
The School of Social Work welcomed new faculty and friends at an Aug. 28 open house. It was the first public event to be held at the school's new home at 279 Williams St.
|Aug. 10 2015||
In a nationwide study, researchers from the UGA School of Social Work found that individuals of any age who used illicit drugs within the past year had a higher likelihood of misusing prescription pain relievers as well.
|Jul. 27 2015||
Trina Salm Ward, an assistant professor in the UGA School of Social Work and an assistant professor of health promotion and behavior in the College of Public Health, will participate in an intensive two-week course on health disparities research at the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, during the first two weeks of August.
|Jun. 29 2015||
The UGA School of Social Work and the Candler School of Theology at Emory University have partnered to offer a dual master's degree in social work and divinity. It is the first dual degree to be offered between the two universities.
|Mar. 23 2015||
On Sunday, March 8, students and faculty from the UGA School of Social Work traveled to Selma, Alabama, to mark the anniversary of an event known today as "Bloody Sunday."