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Social Work Day 2014

Broadcast of Leonard Pitts' Keynote

Mr. Pitts' keynote will air Sunday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. on the stations of KPR; for people who live outside the Kansas listening area, they'll be able to live-stream it, on the KPR website, at that time. In addition, it will air on KPR2 at 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon; if you don't own a high-definition radio, you'll be able to listen to it as well on the KPR website, but make sure to click on the "Listen to KPR2" icon.

Parking Information

Please park in the Mississippi Parking Garage next to the Kansas Union. Enter the Parking Garage by pulling a ticket. You must keep the ticket with you; it is required for exit. You will receive a parking voucher in your packet when you check-in. When exiting at end of day, drive to the exit lane. First, insert the ticket you obtained to enter the garage. When the exit reader displays a fee, scan the parking voucher the School provided. The gates will rise, and you can drive out.

Directions

From KC or Topeka via I-70
From I-70 take the West Lawrence Exit (Number 202).
Take McDonald Drive (Route 59) South to Iowa St. This route takes you through an underpass and then merges with Iowa St. Move into the far left lane.
Continue on Iowa St. south to 9th St. (1st stoplight).
Turn east (left) onto 9th St. and go to Mississippi St. (has stoplight).
Turn south (right) onto Mississippi St. You will be driving directly towards campus; the parking garage and Kansas Union will be on your left.

From KC via K-10
Go west on K-10 which will turn into 23rd St. in Lawrence.
Take 23rd St. to Massachusetts St.(has stoplight).
Turn north (right) onto Massachusetts St. and drive to 9th St. (has stoplight).
Turn west (left) onto 9th St. and go to Mississippi St. (has stoplight).
Turn south (left) onto Mississippi St. You will be driving directly towards campus; the parking garage and Kansas Union will be on your left.

Social Welfare Events
Dec 19
Finals Week
12:00 am
Jan 05
Practicum starts for spring semester
12:00 am
Jan 16
SSWR School of Social Welfare Reception
07:30 pm
View events: Upcoming
Announcements
PhD info session today cancelled and rescheduled for Saturday, November 22, 2014
Ph.D. Information Session | School of Social Welfare
A Ph.D. Could Be In Your Future Come to our information session to hear more about a Ph.D. in social work, including admission criteria, coursework and financial aid opportunities at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. Snacks will be provided. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Noon to 12:30…

PhD info session today rescheduled for Nov. 22 because of weather https://t.co/zTygilCbNg
Social Welfare PhD Promotional Video The goal of the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare doctoral program is to prepare students to become leaders nationally and internationally in advancing social work practice and policy through research, teaching, and scholarship. Our students graduate from the program with the critical knowledge and skills they need to become innovative stewards of the discipline who generate and disseminate knowledge as researchers, scholars and educators.


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