Researchers from UT and Colorado State University have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test a text-delivered counseling program for young adults ages 18 to 25 with cannabis use disorder.
The Knoxville Homeless Management Information System (KnoxHMIS)’s newly released annual report—an overview of services delivered in 2018—shows a 3 percent increase in clients accessing services for the homeless.
UT is set to surpass last year’s record enrollment as students begin their first day of classes today. More than 6,700 new students are expected this year, including freshmen, transfer, and Volunteer Bridge students.
Researchers from UT and the University of Pennsylvania have received a grant to evaluate an innovative project that could help alleviate poverty and inequality in Stockton, California.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has selected Lori Messinger, professor in the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s School of Social Work, to be the next dean of the College of Social Work.
During her years as a medical social worker, social work PhD student Aubrey Jones watched her patients struggle with emotional and psychological stresses brought on by mental health issues, including body image. Jones said she recognized how different aspects of her patients’ health were connected. “I wanted to set up our patients up to go
Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor of social work, discussed the recent wave of severe weather, how it can be addressed, and what to expect for the future.
Martin-West recently worked with neighbors in her Nashville community and with faculty and staff in UT’s College of Social Work to provide a home for a homeless neighbor named JJ.
In the past two years, nearly 28 percent of households experienced barriers to veterinary care.
Solving climate change requires a new and deeply interdisciplinary approach, says Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor and director of the College of Social Work PhD program, in a recent commentary for “Nature Climate Change”.
Eight UT students have been recognized for their research projects in the 2018 Undergraduate Awards, the largest international academic awards program.
As part of next week’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, UT will host events to bring awareness to these two pressing issues.