April 1, 2019

Clinical Instructor Chistopher Wirt discussed motivational interviewing at the UMB Scholar's for Recovery's "Prevention and Reversal of an Opioid Overdose Workshop" held last week at the UM School of...

December 19, 2018

The economic and social costs of the opioid epidemic have many looking for ways to end the loss of life that is devastating families across the globe.

Some of the best minds at the state’s top research...

May 10, 2018

Dr. Jay Unick was quoted in a Vox article on the role that Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion plays in reducing harms associated with the Opiate Epidemic.


February 14, 2018

From the New York Times:

The American opioid epidemic has defied all efforts to contain it, and the number of overdose deaths continues to grow. President Trump directed the Department of Health and Hu...

January 30, 2018

The opioid epidemic has deepened into the worst public health disaster in generations. MSW Foundation student Paris Bienert, shown here, wrote an op-ed for the Baltimore Sun about her field placement...

June 28, 2017

School of Social Work Associate Professor Dr. Jay Unick ,and nine other opiate researchers, talked to Stat News about their predictions for the opiate epidemic. [https://www.statnews.com/2017/06/27/op...

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January 18
Last day to cancel registration for spring 2019 for a 100% refund

January 21
Martin Luther King Holiday Observance – SCHOOL CLOSED

January 22
First day of classes for spring 2019 semester


January 27

Interprofessional Panel: Immigrant Healthcare and Human Services  Noon | SMC Campus Center Room 351

Title IV-E Child Welfare Scholars Information Session 12:15 p.m. | 2W07

February 3


February 10
Diploma Application Deadline for May 2019 Degree Candidates

RAISE Meeting 12:30 p.m. | 4E08

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