112 Students Earn Social Work Degrees

August 8, 2017

The Smith College School for Social Work will award 112 degrees—106 master’s degrees and six doctorates—at Commencement Friday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall.

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SSW Doctoral Student on Hidden Bias and Racism

June 15, 2017

Writing in Psychology Today, Stephen Friedman, an SSW doctoral student, shares lessons about confronting hidden bias and racism he learned from his work with African American teenagers.

Hidden Bias and Racism — A social worker shares his struggle with unconscious attitudes

A Statement from Dean Yoshioka

Statement from Dean Yoshioka on recent events at the Smith College School for Social Work

August 17, 2016

In recent weeks, a series of attributed and unattributed letters have circulated in the Smith College School for Social Work community. The letters make various assertions about admissions, diversity and equity at the School.

Protecting Undocumented Students at Smith College

Letter to the Community from President Kathleen McCartney

November 28, 2016

Read the letter: Protecting Undocumented Students at Smith

Summer 2016 Campus Communication

July 5, 2016
Faculty commit to an action plan to prevent racism and respond effectively to complaints. 

July 7 and 8, 2016

Professor Josh Miller leading State Department-funded program on tolerance and conflict resolution in Africa

Professor Josh Miller leading State Department-funded program on tolerance and conflict resolution in Africa

Professor Josh Miller is leading an innovative project, along with Project Director Danielle Lenhard, Ph.D., M.S.W., that will have significant impact on the work of conflict resolution in Rwanda and Uganda, and on clinical social work training in both the U.S. and abroad. Miller is principal investigator on the Professional Fellows Program: Tolerance and Conflict Resolution in Uganda and Rwanda.