The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Martell Teasley (Courtesy  U department of communications)

Martell Teasley Begins as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

By Nathan Levinzon, News Writer February 25, 2022

  In January 2022, the College of Social Work’s Dean Martell Teasley became the University of Utah’s interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. His new role will include oversight...

Utah Highway Patrol K-9 officer J. Banks (right) uses his phone as officers I. Lofton (far left) and B. Wood (center) look out over the crowd gathered to protest police brutality and corruption in front of the Utah State Capitol Building on June 4, 2020 (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Social Work Is Not the Enemy

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer May 20, 2021

  The Utah Adult Probation and Parole Office have lost track of over 300 parolees over the past six months, including sex offenders, violent gang members and killers — all of whom are dangerous...

Social Work Dean Retires After More Than a Decade

April 19, 2015

After 15 years, Jannah Mather, dean of the College of Social Work, will be leaving the U. Since 2000, Mather has brought important changes to the program, including raising money for an addition to the...

Sexism Lectures Discusses Community Concerns

By Julianne Skrivan April 8, 2015

Domestic violence and feminism are often labeled as taboo topics, but Mimi Kim brought these issues and more to light for students and community members. Kim, an assistant professor of social work at...

(Photo by Cole Tan)

U Students Stay Silent in March to Protest Injustice

By Mary Royal January 20, 2015

  On Tuesday a group of more than 100 students protested at the Social Work building, marching across campus against all forms of injustice. The march was designed to be silent and non-violent....

(Daily Utah Chronicle File Photo)

Dogs Help Students Forget Finals Stress

December 9, 2014

  The College of Social Work and the Marriott Library will be parading dogs around study areas Tuesday through Thursday this week for stressed-out students to pet. Jennifer Nozawa, spokesperson for...

(Photo Courtesy of Trent Nelson, The Salt Lake Tribune)

Passions Rise at “Don’t Shoot” Debate

December 7, 2014

  In a debate over Ferguson hosted on campus, community members and students became riled up over whether police officers should be required to wear body cameras in Utah. A large audience filled...

(Photo by Cole Tan)

Study Abroad Options Focus on Community

December 3, 2014

  The Social Work Department at the U offers study abroad trips in Mongolia, Ghana and Mexico. These options are different than a regular study abroad because the focus is on working with community...

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

1,000 Paper Cranes Fly in Social Work Building

November 25, 2014

  A rainbow of 1,000 cranes is perched inside the College of Social Work. The permanent installation of 1,000 paper cranes hanging from beaded thread was the work of Irene Ota, the diversity coordinator...