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.

Upcoming Events

Thu 28

Impact Hour: Melanated Social Work

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri 29

Career Exploration: Getting a PhD

January 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Feb 04

Impact Hour: The Social Work Scrapbook

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

More to Explore

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

The DiNitto Career Center (DCC) is a one-stop shop for career advising serving social work students and alumni.

Explore online and in-person continuing education opportunities from our Office of Professional Development.

The Utopian Fall 2020 Issue Cover

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.

Latest News

January 15, 2021
More than 80% of children who enter into foster care after the age of 12 end up emancipating from care…
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January 15, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas System of Care, the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health at the Steve Hicks School of Social…
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January 11, 2021
Texas officials are leaving our most economically disadvantaged residents out in the cold in yet another attempt to politicize reproductive…
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December 18, 2020
Girasol, a program at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing, has released its 2018-2020 report. The program strives…
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We educate social workers with a passion for social justice and making a difference in the world.