School of Social Work

  1. September 20, 2016

    U-M, edX announce three online, social innovation MicroMasters

    Online learners interested in educational leadership, social work and the growing field of user-experience research and design can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at U-M.

  2. May 3, 2016

    Affection better than spanking in encouraging good behavior

    Children who are spanked may become aggressive — not compassionate or caring, which is often the case when mothers use affection or guidance to correct a misbehavior, a new study found.

  3. April 21, 2016

    Lynn Videka named dean of the School of Social Work

    Lynn Videka, dean and professor in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, will serve as the next dean of the U-M School of Social Work.

  4. July 15, 2015

    Search underway for new School of Social Work dean

    Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the School of Social Work. The search process already has begun.

  5. July 13, 2015

    Program helps Detroit-area students, teachers overcome divisions

     U-M’s Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity in Metropolitan Detroit engages students and teachers who seek to effect social change.

  6. June 10, 2014

    Mothers rigid in parenting skills are at risk for depression

    Unrealistic expectations placed on mothers to be a “perfect parent” can negatively affect a woman’s mental health, according to a new U-M study.

  7. December 13, 2013

    A mother’s warmth is little comfort to spanked child

    A mother’s affection after she spanks her child does little to diminish the negative impact of the act, a new University of Michigan study finds.