The Utopian

Fall 2022 issue is here.

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October 4, 2022
Every 40 seconds, someone dies by suicide, amounting to 800,000 lives lost every year. In the United States suicide is…
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October 3, 2022
When Jennifer Luna first began as a career services professional at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work after graduating…
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June 24, 2022
Izzy Madaelil has caught the Texas spirit. After a long and winding journey and watching her siblings come through UT…
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June 22, 2022
Sarah McCafferty, LCSW-S, believes in the importance of field instruction in not only social work students’ education, but also in…
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