School of Social Work

Bowen Appreciative of Immersion Experience in China

September 12, 2014

Over the summer, Natasha Bowen became only the second faculty member at UNC’s School of Social Work to teach a three-week course at Renmin University’s International Summer School in Beijing, China. Bowen was selected to participate in the program, which brings scholars together from all over the world, thanks to encouragement and support from former School colleague, Shenyang… Read more »

Candice Locklear

Social Work Student Crowned Miss Lumbee, Uses Platform to Help Middle School Students Succeed

August 29, 2014

Candice Noel Locklear, a second-year student in the Triangle Distance Education MSW Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, was crowned Miss Lumbee on July 5 during the Lumbee Homecoming festivities. The Miss Lumbee Ambassador serves the Lumbee people and acts as a representative for the Lumbee Tribe. Miss Lumbee’s… Read more »

Mimi Chapman in China

Chapman Wins Award for China Research

July 10, 2014

Associate professor of social work Mimi Chapman was selected as the winner of the 2014-15 China Urbanization Research Proposal Competition by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Urban and Regional Studies for her proposal, “The Well-Being of Migrant Youth in China: The Potential for an Assets Building Approach to Increasing Adolescent Well-Being.”… Read more »

Guo, Chapman and Chowa Present Research in China

June 12, 2014

Shenyang Guo,Wallace H. Kuralt, Sr. Distinguished Professor in the School of Social Work, Mimi Chapman, associate professor in the School of Social Work and Gina Chowa, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, traveled to China in May to meet with some of our international research partner institutions, and to present at a seminar… Read more »

Jack Richman with Pratibha Patil, former President of India, and Suresh Pathare (far right) at a candle lighting ceremony at the beginning of the 3rd International Conference in Spirituality and Social Work in Pune, India. Photo courtesy the Comprehensive Rural Health Project.

Dean Richman Fosters Collaboration in India

April 23, 2014

Jack Richman, dean of UNC School of Social Work, visited India in March to meet with one of the school’s international partner institutions to increase opportunities for joint research and teaching. The School of Social Work recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Centre for Studies in Rural Development, Institute of Social Work… Read more »

Mindfulness, Art and Tradition: A Conversation with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre

Renowned Dancers from Taiwan to Speak on Mindfulness, March 31

February 26, 2014

The UNC School of Social Work and Carolina Performing Arts are hosting a panel discussion, “Mindfulness, Art and Tradition: A Conversation with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre.” It will be held at noon on Monday, March 31, in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building (School of Social Work) Auditorium. The oldest Chinese contemporary dance company in the world, Cloud Gate… Read more »

Dean Jack Richman and Suresh Pathare. Photo by Rebecca Brigham.

School of Social Work Signs Collaboration Agreement with Institute in India

February 10, 2014

The School of Social Work is once again partnering with an international institution in an effort to increase opportunities for joint research and teaching. The School recently signed a five-year “memorandum of understanding (MOU)” with the Centre for Studies in Rural Development, Institute of Social Work and Research in Ahmednagar, India. The Centre, which is affiliated with… Read more »

Josh Hinson

Helping Refugees Who Need Mental Health Assistance

October 25, 2013

For years, refugees who have resettled throughout the United States have received temporary basic services, such as assistance in finding a job and new home, to help them quickly adjust to life in a new country. But are these services enough? Could these newcomers also potentially need mental health assistance? Josh Hinson, a clinical instructor… Read more »