School of Social Work

Gina Chowa among students

Gina Chowa Sees Social Work Through a Global Lens

March 18, 2019

Gina Chowa, director of UNC’s Global Social Development Innovations (GSDI) research center, is considered a pioneer in global intervention research, due to her groundbreaking work on the effects of asset ownership on youth and families in resource-limited countries. Her projects focus on developing holistic and impactful interventions that positively affect root causes of poverty and… Read more »

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UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative to Receive Grant

February 26, 2018

Triangle Community Foundation is awarding a $14,620 grant to the UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative, which is based in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work and supports mental health and wellness services for refugees living in the Triangle. “We are most grateful,” said Josh Hinson, program director and a clinical assistant… Read more »

School Faculty Work to Strengthen Intervention Research, Practice in China

January 24, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work faculty and Chinese social work professionals continue to work together to strengthen the developing field of intervention research and social work practice in China. Professor Mimi Chapman, assistant professor Paul Lanier and research associate professor Steve Day recently returned from a trip to Shanghai,… Read more »