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A century ago, low-wage, hourly workers faced long shifts and low hourly pay.
While the holidays can be filled with joy, they can also be a struggle for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Betty Kramer, a professor in the School of Social Work, says it’s natural to have mixed feelings going into the holiday season.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison announced last week that it would be joining the University of Wisconsin System’s UW Flexible Option and offer a non-credit certificate in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Counseling.
Melissa Guth, like many students, has to strike a balance between being a full-time student with her other commitments. Unlike most other students, Guth’s other main commitment is to her eight kids.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison master’s of Social Work degree program has been ranked among the best in the nation, according to a new survey done by TheBestSchools.org.
A new research center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison promotes child and family well-being through interdisciplinary research and enhanced collaboration and communication among the researchers, policymakers and practitioners seeking best practices in preventing child maltreatment.
This year’s Romnes Faculty Fellowships recognize a baker’s dozen of talented, up-and-coming faculty from across campus.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently awarded 11 matching grants totaling $334,739 to support service learning, community-based research or civic engagement work by UW–Madison faculty and researchers in the areas of education, environment or health.
Students and educators from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will join others from around the nation in celebrating Ethnic Studies Week from Oct. 4-8.
Road rage, or aggressive driving, is usually rooted in feeling of powerlessness and helplessness, says Darald Hanusa, a senior lecturer in social work at the…
Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment. But for immigrants and other "medically underserved communities," simply handing out a brochure on early detection - even if it's been translated into the appropriate language - may not work.
University of Wisconsin–Madison experts have been appointed to 12 special committees the Wisconsin Legislature created to study emerging state issues and make recommendations for the 2011-12 legislative session.
Kira Gengler and Megan Jeidy will both get their master's degrees in social work on Sunday, May 16, but they already have something their fellow graduates seek: jobs.
Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Roberta Gassman will receive the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Social Work in a ceremony Monday, April 12 at the Waisman Center on the UW–Madison campus.
Shanica Adkins, the late University of Wisconsin–Madison senior killed in a Dec. 31 auto accident, is being remembered as a kind and passionate young woman who was dedicated to helping others.