Fall 2012

  • Professor Pyles and Students

    Disaster Resilience Grant Extends Rural Community Work

    With  the support of a research grant for $399,650 from the National  Science Foundation’s Disaster Resilience in Rural Communities competition, Dr. Loretta Pyles will study disaster-affected rural communities on the U.S. Gulf Coast and Haiti

  • Small Enterprise Economic Development

    Character-Based Microloan Program Demonstrates 1st Year Success

    New CHSR research awards include a parental intervention program evaluation, juvenile justice reform study, prevention program data system, a disability workforce study, and a calorie posting study.

  • Grant and Contract News

    Grant and Contract News

    Latest information on support for the University at Albany School of Social Welfare

  • Elderly Man

    CEASCW Awarded Multiple New Program Contracts

    We’re pleased to announce a series of new research awards for The Center for Excellence in Aging Services & Community Wellness

  • Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences

    A group of local agencies has developed a coalition with the UAlbany School of Social Welfare and Prevent Child Abuse New York organized around a range of adverse childhood experiences response activities.

  • Emotional Freedom Technique

    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

    Under the leadership of Co-Principal Investigators Dr. Heather Larkin, Dr. Ron Toseland, Dr. Lara Kaye and Mary Sise, the School of Social Welfare is developing trauma-focused practices surrounding the neurobiological developmental effects of trauma.

  • Mary McCarthy

    Faculty Awards and Announcements

    Keep informed about the latest School of Social Welfare faculty news and announcments

School of Social Welfare News
From the UAlbany News Center

University at Albany Seal

UAlbany Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

UAlbany continues to enhance its academic footprint, welcoming 64 new full-time faculty members, including both tenure-track and full-time lecturers. New deans and provosts will lead efforts in the areas of criminal justice, engineering and applied sciences, social welfare, and international education. Several administrative professionals are added as well.



Life Science funded by Presidential Research Initiative at UAlbany

University Awards 14 Research Projects Driving Innovation

Fourteen research projects directed by University at Albany faculty, whose expertise encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines, are awarded the first grants of the University’s Presidential Initiatives Fund for Research and Scholarship to support new and innovative research that may lead to large-scale investigator awards.

School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson

UAlbany Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson Wins International Social Work Award

University at Albany School of Social Welfare Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson has been selected to receive the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She will be honored April 30 at a ceremony at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.