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May 27, 2022
Ana Kearney has found her niche—not only through social work, but also through Latin American Studies, thanks to UT Austin’s…
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May 26, 2022
Reese Brinkley has always known that he wanted to be in a helping profession, operating in a field that made…
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Kaleigh Emerson’s story is a testament to the versatility of a social work degree. Looking to the future, she is…
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May 23, 2022
Budding social workers may not realize that the very profession with which they hope to change the world changes them…
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Ranked among the best ten schools of social work in the nation and located in the vibrant city of Austin, we offer a caring, small-sized community in a top-tier research university.

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