Tag: Kent School of Social Work

UofL’s Kent School creates Trans Champion Scholarship in memory of alumna

On Sept.13, 2020, UofL alumna Amirage Saling (’12, ’19) passed away at the age of 52. Saling, the first transgender person to carry a...

Air Force specialist stationed in Italy taking advantage of UofL’s online...

Sannely Vega Siurano is an active duty member of the U.S. Air Force, serving as a public health specialist. She is also a student...

UofL Kent School partners with Wellspring to aid homeless Louisvillians

UofL’s Kent School of Social Work is partnering with the nonprofit organization Wellspring on a new, five-year federal grant to offer a unified care...

Our World, Our Say: Hite exhibition showcases photography of Vietnam youth...

The 70 photographs hanging now in Schneider Hall Galleries range from colorful, flowering trees to sorrowful, shocking images of drug use and sexual exploitation. They...

Campus events, Capitol announcement seek to draw awareness of human trafficking

From the state Capitol to Belknap Campus, University of Louisville research about and efforts to fight human trafficking are getting extra attention during National...

Grad student faces ‘cancer beast,’ leverages experience to help others

Barbara Martin is fighting an enemy that has ravaged her friends and family. “I’m going to fight this cancer beast,” said the breast cancer survivor...

UofL researchers examine mental, medical effects of older inmates

Researchers at the Kent School of Social Work are conducting interviews with older male inmates in Kentucky prisons as part of a study aimed...

UofL partners on $5 million initiative for trauma-resilient community

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and University of Louisville and Centerstone Kentucky officials announced Nov. 12 that the city has been awarded a $5 million,...

UofL research shows parent relationships impact kids’ mental health

New research from the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work shows parents who improve their relationships could also improve their kids’ mental...

Across disciplines, UofL is developing expertise to help sex trafficking victims

She could be the girl next door. With strawberry blonde hair and a lightly freckled face, Cotie is 26 but could pass for half-a-dozen...