The Irma Sarett Rosenstein Lecture Series

In Loving Memory of Irma Sarett Rosenstein 08-29-1922 — 11-06-2015 featuring Fania Davis - Social Justice Activist Healing Our Children and Communities through Restorative Justice and Social Work 2:00PM — 4:00PM September 27, 2018 The... Read More


  • December 2018 Graduates: Apply to be Commencement Speaker 10/18/2018
    Applications for student speaker will be accepted through Oct. 31.
  • UK Poised to Make a Difference in Curbing Opioid Epidemic in State 10/18/2018
    More than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses in America. Roughly the same number as if a plane with 200 people was crashing every day. As part of its annual Board of Trustees retreat this year, UK President Eli Capilouto, Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis and Sharon Walsh, director of the University of Kentucky’s […]
  • Rosenstein Lecture to Feature National Voice on Restorative Justice 09/26/2018
    On Thursday, Sept. 27, the College of Social Work will hold the 16th Annual Irma Sarett Rosenstein Lecture. This year's event, titled "Healing Our Communities Through Restorative Justice and Social Work," will take place from 2-4 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the Singletary Center.
  • Research Facility Shows What Kentucky Can Do 09/21/2018
    A research facility expressly devoted to addressing and eradicating the state’s most significant health disparities was opened Friday morning by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, President Eli Capilouto and many of the Commonwealth’s leading policymakers.
  • Connecting Kentucky Families: New Initiative Offers Virtual Support for Adoptive/Foster Parents 09/11/2018
    Undoubtedly, being a foster/adoptive parent can be demanding. Research indicates that caregivers often struggle to find support, especially in rural communities. On top of that, the number of children entering foster care in the Commonwealth continues to increase. In response to these challenges, the College of Social Work Training Resource Center (TRC) has launched a […]
  • Answering a Call to Action; More Students Pursuing Careers in Child Welfare 08/31/2018
    It's clear, there's a need for qualified child welfare employees in the Commonwealth. The UK College of Social Work has been working diligently to fill that gap, and new enrollment numbers released by the college proves efforts are paying off.
  • Libraries Taking 2018 Undergrad Diversity Scholar Intern Applications 08/27/2018
    UK Libraries is now accepting applications for their Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Internships through Sept. 10. This paid internship will provide students who have an interest in diversity and promoting multicultural awareness the opportunity to experience professional level work within an academic library setting and gain valuable research and communication skills.
  • Program Preps Social Work Students on Behavioral Health Needs of Underserved Kentuckians 08/10/2018
    Student success is a top priority for UK, but financial barriers can hinder that success. Through the acquisition of a recent federal grant, several colleges within the university are making significant strides to close the gap.
  • 'Out in the Open Conference' Slated July 13 06/26/2018
    The “Out in the Open Conference: LGBTQIA Issues for Behavioral Health and Other Helping Professionals” is scheduled July 13.
  • College of Social Work Launches Self-Care Lab 06/04/2018
    The College of Social Work has launched the Self-Care Lab (SCL). What exactly is the purpose? The SCL will generate empirical knowledge associated with broad ranging self-care research and education among social workers, educators, nurses, law enforcement and other helping professionals. In doing so, the lab seeks to address potentially toxic employment conditions.