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Engaged, Diverse, Ready for Service

  • Most students enter the program without a set job in mind, only an excitement to learn how best to make a difference in the world. BSSW application window closes February 18, 2022 and the MSW application window closes January 28, 2022.

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  • Social work students! Information regarding Summer and/or Fall 2022 practicum is now available.

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  • GASSW alum Lauren Edgecombe, BSSW, CSW, is passionate about education and uses her skills as an assistant teacher at Alpha School to work with youth who do not learn best in a traditional school setting due to barriers such trauma and physical aggression.

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  • Grace Abbott School of Social Work (GASSW) invites applications for a tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2022.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is to educate students to become highly qualified social workers who serve all people, influence the systems that affect them, advance knowledge through teaching and research, engage with diverse communities, and promote socially just societies.