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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. 

Last weekend the faculty of social work held a 50th Anniversary celebration which included a panel discussion featuring the Dean, Jackie Sieppert, PhD, RSW, and former Dean Gayla Rogers, PhD. You can watch a recording of  the webcast here 

According to Social Work researcher Alan McLuckie, PhD, IACAPAP the "biggest show on earth in terms of child wellness and mental health" is in Calgary this weekend. Several Social Work investigators including McLuckie and David Este, PhD will take part.

The incendiary Vikki Reynolds, PhD, speaks her mind on a wide-range of topics from the 'tyranny' of self care to a "trickle-up" approach to social justice.