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Richard Berg took over managing a foundation that holds an annual summer camp in the pines for disadvantaged youth, expanding its offerings to include year-round youth programs in Phoenix.... Read more

Kelly Huey’s service to the social work profession has taken her from bedsides to boardrooms.

Social workers are often known to serve the economically disadvantaged, and many of them can... Read more

The ASU School of Social Work has announced its list of 2020 Social Work Month award winners. March is Social Work Month, the annual celebration of the social work profession’s positive impact on... Read more

Parents need strong social support because poor parenting not only damages children, but also leads to negative consequences for the larger community, according to a panel of experts who spoke at... Read more

Karla Chicuate was intellectually acquainted with the morally evil practice of grooming, abducting and selling human beings for labor or sexual exploitation when she traveled in January to west... Read more

Each day, 130 Americans die from opioid or prescription drug abuse. In Arizona, nearly 15% of adults know someone who died from a prescription painkiller overdose, according to the Morrison... Read more

The MacArthur Foundation on Wednesday announced that two Arizona State University projects are among the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for... Read more

Arizona State University students keep trying new ways to live up to the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions ’ slogan #BeTheSolution.

But when being the solution... Read more

As the seas rise along the Gulf Coast of the U.S., thousands of communities must decide how to adjust to a new environment. Two professors at Arizona State University are part of a team that’s... Read more

Arizona State University’s School of Social Work will offer a first-of-its-kind graduate program in Yuma, Arizona, that focuses on issues along the U.S.-Mexico border. Starting next summer,... Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement .

For Wendi Malmgren, it took a community of friends,... Read more

Arizona has seen some improvements in child welfare, but the gains are not equal for all groups — and that's an issue that the state must face, according to Judy Krysik, director of the Center for... Read more

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