Umar Chohan sitting in armchair, smiling
Nov 22, 2022

UNI’s trauma-informed care Master of Social Work program attracts students from across the country

The trauma-informed care specialization for UNI's Master of Social Work is so unique that it brought Umar Chohan all the way from New Jersey to Iowa.


Belinda Creighton-Smith
Jun 17, 2021

Community organizer, UNI instructor reflects on Juneteenth

With the passage of a long-awaited, landmark bill that made Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of African-American slaves shortly after the end of the Civil War, a federal holiday, Inside UNI spoke with local pastor and instructor in the department of social work Belinda Creighton-Smith about the long-celebrated day. Creighton-Smith spoke about the role the murder of George Floyd played in increasing national attention on Juneteenth, the local celebrations planned and the racial issues in society that still need to be addressed.