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October 31, 2017
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Black Girls, Who Often Have History Of Trauma, Are 11 Times More Likely To Encounter Justice System Associate Professor Sara Goodkind talks with 90.5 WESA about her 2016 study, Inequities Affecting Black Girls in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Read more
October 31, 2017
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Jerry Cochran talks to an Arizona radio program about the opioid crisis Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor Jerry Cochran spoke with 91.5 KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona about his research project that aims to get pharmacists more involved in screening patients who may be misusing their medications. Read more
October 26, 2017
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Social Work Dean Larry E. Davis' Contributions Leave the World a ‘Better, Fairer Place’ Dean Larry Davis will step down at the end of the 2017-18 academic year as the Dean of the School of Social Work. Read more
October 25, 2017
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Tracy Soska and Jaime Booth accept awards At the CSWE APM Association for Community Organization & Social Administration’s (ACOSA) meeting COSA Program Director Tracy Soska accepted his Career Achievement Award, and Assistant Professor Jaime Booth accepted her Emerging Scholar Award. Read more
October 25, 2017
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How to plan a Homewood business hub -- in less than a week Professor John Wallace has a vision to revive the neighborhood by creating jobs through new businesses and social innovation projects, and he is working with six students in Pitt’s Katz Graduate School of Business to come up with a plan. Read more
October 23, 2017
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Refunding Begins JANUARY 2 for Spring Term Due to some regulatory changes, beginning spring term 2018, refunding of credit balances on student accounts will begin on January 2, 2018. Spring term refunding will always begin in January going forward. Read more
October 20, 2017
Alumna elected to PASSWP Board MSW alumna Kyoko Henson was elected to the Pennsylvania Association of School Social Work Personnel board as the Western Region Representative. Ms. Henson is a Home & School Visitor at Penn Hills Linton Middle School. Read more
October 18, 2017
MSW alum part of health care panel MSW alumna Erika Brosig is part of a panel that will outline the health needs of rural women, as well as the distinctive barriers they face, such as transportation and fewer physicians and specialists. Read more
October 12, 2017
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PACS releases annual program report Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) has released its 2016-2017 Program Report that details the many initiatives and programs the organization led throughout the year. Read more
October 09, 2017
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Faculty and Students present at CSWE APM 2017 See the full schedule of faculty and student presentations for the 63rd Annual Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Read more
October 09, 2017
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Pitt's United Way Campaign begins Make a difference in the lives of those in need. Make your donation at my.pitt.edu. Learn more at unitedway.pitt.edu. Read more
October 06, 2017
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Steelers to honor alum on Sunday The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Carmen Malloy, MSW alumna and Consultant and Customer Relations Specialist with Peoples Gas, as the recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award Presented by Nationwide. Read more
October 05, 2017
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Healthy Family Media Habits Hear from Assistant Professor James Huguley about his work on Race, media, and best practices in parenting during an episode of IQ Smart Parent on WQED. Read more
October 05, 2017
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Upcoming presentations by James Hughley Assistant Professor James Huguley will be a panelist on a session on educational equity at the Greater Pittsburgh Non-Profit Summit, and a feature speaker at the Gwen’s Girls Second Annual Equity Summit. Read more
October 04, 2017
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Dean Larry Davis to be honored at the NCM Awards Dean Davis will receive the Nabhi Christian Ministries of Lincoln/Larimer Lifetime Achievement award at its annual NCM Awards dinner on October 6th. Read more in the New Pittsburgh Courier. Read more