In the aftermath of the 2016 Gatlinburg wildfires, the Dollywood Foundation launched the My People Fund to help. What was the overall impact of that relief effort, and how is the affected population faring nearly a year and a half later?
Professors Lisa Reyes and Kelsey Ellis shared findings of their current project “Vortex Southeast” at a National Weather Service workshop in conjunction with the severe storms laboratory.
What is the best way to help someone after they’ve lost everything? Money? Clothing? Shelter?
“Close your eyes. Imagine what a veteran looks like,” said Linda Hinkle. “Rarely would someone imagine a female.”
In 1942, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, a bottle of Coca-Cola cost a nickel, and tuition for a quarter of study at UT was $80.
UT social work professor Sunha Choi recently published an article in Population Health Management on the effects of Medicaid expansion on low-income individuals’ access to health care.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at UT is confronting storm-related flooding and runoff, an increasingly important topic highlighted by recent devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma. The National Science Foundation is providing $1.8 million in funding for the College of Social Work and the Department of Civil and Environmental
The Access to Veterinary Care Coalition is pleased to announce a $391,420 Maddie’s Fund grant to the College of Social Work. The grant will fund a nationwide study identifying barriers to veterinary care experienced by pet owners and veterinary services providers and document existing strategies to deliver veterinary care to underserved pet owners.
Get to know David Dupper, who takes over as interim dean of the College of Social Work on August 16.
Karen Sowers, dean of UT’s College of Social Work, was honored last week at a dedication ceremony for the new Dr. Karen M. Sowers Dean’s Suite in Henson Hall.
For 29-year-old Lauren Worley, the past four years have been a balancing act. She’s gotten married, had two babies, and completed her bachelor’s degree. Worley graduates this week from the College of Social Work.
Karen M. Sowers, dean of the College of Social Work, will retire from the university Aug. 15. Sowers has led the College of Social Work for 20 years and is currently the longest-serving dean at UT.