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Social Work researcher and Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence,  Lana Wells says that when philanthropy is paired with vision it becomes a powerful force to change society.

What does philanthropy look like? Well sometimes it looks like giving your time to supervise practicum students when time is the most precious thing you have. A profile of Erin McFarlane from CommunityWise.

Dinos receiver Tyler Ledwos is a standout on the field and in the classroom.  Dinos play in the Mitchell Bowl, Sat. 2 p.m., McMahon stadium. Tickets online or at the door. 

Great article today by the Calgary Herald's Valerie Fortney with Mary Valentich, RSW, PhD, professor emerita of the University of Calgary’s faculty of social work on Donald Trump's election: Click here to read the article and watch video.

Janki Shankar in Faculty of Social Work leads multidisciplinary research team investigating factors behind disturbing workplace trend.

Interested in learning about our social work degree programs? We have information sessions across the province in the coming weeks. Find out more here. (Session information is at the bottom of the page!)  

Mentors help Social Work grad student Crystal Kwan become passionate about resilience in the senior population

This spring travel to the U.K. and learn more about the roots of our social welfare system with a special enquiry-based study tour. Watch the You Tube video, or click on the "read more" link below. 

Congratulations to social work researcher Julie Drolet, PhD, and PhD candidate Crystal Kwan! Killam awards are among Canada's highest academic honours. Drolet won the Emerging Research Leader Award given to investigators who have made “outstanding contributions to research” within ten years of receiving their PhD. 

The story of the founding of the School of Social Welfare and its fiery first Dean, Tim Tyler. 

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