Artistic Representations of Aging Event

The UWM Student Gerontology Association, Helen Bader Office of Applied Gerontology, FOCUS photography club and Milwaukee Film collaborated on the Artistic Representations of Aging event on Friday, April 19. Winners from the juried photo exhibition include:

Online Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree to Start in Fall

By Kathy Quirk The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare plans to begin offering an online bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice and criminology in the fall semester 2024. The new option is a response to the need for alternatives …

Podcast Offers Information on Causes, Prevention of Child Neglect

By Kathy Quirk UWM has joined with Children’s Wisconsin in a podcast to help improve the lives of children and families with complex challenges. Overloaded: Understanding Neglect started its second season earlier this year. The goal of the podcast is …

Artistic Representations of Aging Event

A multi-disciplinary event on Artistic Representations of Aging highlights a photo exhibit, film and panel discussion — all centered around aging. The Helen Bader Office of Applied Gerontology, Student Gerontology Association, FOCUS photography club, and Milwaukee Film invite you to …

Student Associations Mingle, Network and Learn 

By Kathy QuirkPhotos by Troye Fox Is criminal justice as exciting as it looks on TV— full of car chases and shoot outs? Do all older people develop dementia? How can social workers collaborate with police departments to prevent drug …

HBSSW at Social Work Conference

By Kathy Quirk The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare was well-represented at the Society for Social Work and Research Conference in January. SSWR is the flagship research conference for national and international social work scholars and provides valuable experience …

Film Shares Teen’s Story to Put Focus on Suicide Prevention

By UWM News Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a free viewing of “My Ascension, a Documentary Film to Spread Hope and Fight Suicide,” on Feb. 8, from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Alumni Fireside Lounge in the UWM …

Student’s Crime Research Leads to National Presentation  

Story by Kathy QuirkPhotos courtesy of Jayden Richards An estimated 40 to 50% of victims don’t report crimes to police. Jayden Richards was interested in the “why” behind that statistic. She is a doctoral student in social welfare with a …

Criminal Justice Alumna to be Honored 

By Kathy Quirk The UWM Alumni Association is honoring Chantell Jewell, a graduate of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s Criminal Justice program, with its Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Jewell, who earned her B.S. in 2000, is the superintendent …