Over the past few months, we've been asking our students to respond to some fun quick questions about who they are and what inspires them about social work. We've gathered a handful of their responses here for you all to enjoy! See below: B: MSW student, Briana Hailey (more commonly referred to as "B" @bumblebeestings … Continue reading MSW Student Snapshots
Poetry and Social Work: Carly Woolard entered UNE's MSW Program in Fall of 2018. She is originally from North Carolina, but knew she'd be moving to Maine the moment she came upon UNE's Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate. "I'd not seen anything like it before and just knew it was perfect," she shares. Carly … Continue reading How MSW Student, Carly Woolard Uses Poetry For Healing
Student Spotlight: Gravity by Lynne Schmidt is now available for purchase and review from Nightingale & Sparrow Press! "Gravity is a collection of poems that explores the rise and fall of an intense relationship. The kind where it feels the other person is the gravity keeping you anchored to the planet and you worry that … Continue reading Student Spotlight: MSW Student, Lynne Schmidt ’20 Publishes Poetry Book!
UNE's Center for Excellence in Aging and Health and School of Social Work welcomed Dr. Suzanne Doyle from the University of Missouri - St. Louis to facilitate the workshop: Ageless Arts: Harnessing Creativity in Later Life Over 40 participants gathered to EXPLORE the intersections of aging, health, wellness and creativity... LOOK at the "gifts" of aging as assets … Continue reading Aging and the Arts
Social work staff, Meg Webster, publishes in Maine Women Magazine this month! The piece is titled, The World Begins at the Kitchen Table. The article weaves portraits of two individuals as it follows the journey of a finely crafted 40" cherry wood kitchen table from one home to another. The table is donated by local craftsman Chris … Continue reading The World Begins at the Kitchen Table