Social work doctoral candidate Sarah Reese is the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Society for Social Work and Research Doctoral Fellows Award for her dissertation proposal on opioid misuse during pregnancy.
Eric Garland, associate dean for research at the University of Utah College of Social Work, will be inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
When a young Chris Wellington crossed the Atlantic Ocean with $60 in her pocket, she could not have imagined she would later establish a scholarship for students at the University of Utah.
Over the course of nine months, more than 2,400 Utahns received trauma awareness trainings.
"He knew we had his back and we would be at appointments with him," said MSW student Lily Ferreira of her client at Grace Mary Manor.