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Why the Steve Hicks School?

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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Directed by social work faculty, these institutes focus on interdisciplinary, scientifically rigorous social and behavioral research.

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The Utopian is the Steve Hicks School biannual online and print magazine. Our readers are scholars, alumni, and friends who share a commitment to connection, advocacy and social change.

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July 1, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas has taken an important step forward in training leaders in service to children and adolescents with…
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June 23, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas — Law enforcement officers, prosecutors and victims services professionals have a new set of tools to better understand…
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May 26, 2021
Texas legislators recently advanced two bills that restrict or ban the use of Critical Race Theory in public schools. Much…
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May 24, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas— For individuals navigating the U.S. immigration legal system, there is a major gap in accessible services. Many immigrants…
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