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USC was one of 200 universities to recently screen a documentary shown at the USC School of Social Work as part of the Visions and Voices arts and humanities initiative.
Some people donate to their alma mater once or twice, to make a big mark or help during special fundraising drives.
Unprecedented health and social challenges face today’s returning military service members, according to former U.S. Secretary of the Army Togo West Jr.
“Duty of Care” featured a keynote address by a retired U.S. Army colonel along with a panel of experts focusing on veteran and military issues.
Cynthia Lemus knows what it’s like to care for an ill, elderly family member. The emotional, physical and financial toll can be nearly unbearable.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the formation of a new council that will advise his administration on issues affecting the city’s military community.
Depression affects more than half of all mothers in Early Head Start programs, damaging their parenting abilities and potentially hurting their children.
Lisa LaCorte-Kring has returned to the university as a member of the USC School of Social Work’s Board of Councilors, bringing with her a progressive perspective on social work practice and education.
The USC School of Social Work has established its first endowed Dean’s Leadership Scholarship.
USC Rossier student Richard Vishnevsky chose to pursue family therapy in his personal pursuit to assist people.
Two faculty members at the USC School of Social Work are hoping to bring renewed attention and energy to a wider perspective of the field in a new book.
For Annalisa Enrile, the devastation that Category 5 Typhoon Haiyan wreaked on the Philippines was personal.
By age 12, Maurissa Sorensen had experienced abuse, depression and much uncertainty. She knew something needed to change.
Iris Chi has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
Transitioning into new schools and coping with a parent’s wartime deployment can increase the risks that military children are victimized by other students and are carrying weapons to school.
Scoba Rhodes went to the hospital for a routine procedure. Eleven days later, he woke up paralyzed from the waist down.
USC School of Social Work alumni Olivia Rubio and Filiberto Gonzalez have been appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to two city commissions.
Kathleen Ell has received the Knee/Wittman Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers for exemplary contributions to the field of health and mental health research and practice
An anonymous $20 million gift will endow student support at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the USC School of Social Work and the USC Marshall School of Business.
The Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC School of Social Work has received a grant from Prudential to build on its community engagement efforts to strengthen veterans’ reintegration into the civilian community.
Researchers at the USC School of Social Work are developing a repository to integrate data across state and local agencies to improve services for families.
Two USC professors are doing their part to bolster impactful research at the USC School of Social Work.
Edgar Rico was 24 when his life changed forever.
USC School of Social Work postdoctoral fellow Erin Kelly has received a two-year $100,000 award from the Friends of The Semel Institute Scholar Program.
Most national militaries have challenging basic training programs to ensure the physical fitness of new members.
Adolescents with a parent or sibling who has been deployed are more likely than their nonmilitary peers to feel depressed, according to a USC study
Omar Lopez has been recognized by SD Metro magazine with one of its 2013 40 Under 40 Awards, which annually honors the best and brightest minds in San Diego.
Alma Fowlkes retired from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services in 1993, but she has never stopped doing social work over the last 20 years.
Marilyn L. Flynn, dean of the USC School of Social Work, presented the inaugural Dean’s Service Awards at the school’s Board of Councilors annual meeting.
The USC School of Social Work has established the Advocates Circle, a new philanthropic giving community.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Carl Castro is looking forward to tackling the toughest problems confronting military service members and veterans at USC.
Graduate student Lawrence Doss didn’t aspire to be a Trojan, but thanks to advice from a professor, he is thriving at USC.
The USC School of Social Work has been selected to establish a Hartford Academic Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.
The California Social Work Hall of Distinction honored social work leaders for their distinguished career achievements and exceptional contributions to social welfare in California.
The USC School of Social Work has kick-started a national Grand Challenges initiative to identify and highlight the most serious societal ills that social work can — and should — address.