School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic: A poem by UNE Social Work staff, Robert Chance

Featured image by Chloe Cushman Robert Steven Chance is one of our treasured staff here at UNE School of Social Work.  He received a BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an MA in English Literature from the University of Limerick in Ireland.  He has been with UNE since 2001.  Robert is known … Continue reading Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pandemic: A poem by UNE Social Work staff, Robert Chance

Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Featured image by Hanna Barczyk As part of our Mental Health and COVID19 Series, today we are featuring MSW student, Kim Davis.  Kim is enrolled in UNE’s MSW on campus program option and is on the 3 year part-time track.  She's just completed her second year.   See UNE’s Personalized Learning Options here Minimize Comparative Suffering … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy