News

February 17, 2016
Pittsburgh City Paper interviews Dean Larry Davis The Pittsburgh City Paper interviewed School of Social Work Dean Larry Davis about his new book Why Are They Angry With Us?: Essays on Race. Read more
February 12, 2016
Spring 2016 Continuing Education Schedule Released The new Spring 2016 Continuing Education Schedule has been released. Read more
February 09, 2016
MSW alumna made history MSW alumna Frances Eliza Wills got the opportunity to work with Langston Hughes while at Pitt, but even that experience might have been overshadowed when she and her colleague became the first African American women to be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Navy in 1944. Read more
February 09, 2016
Health Fellowships Information Session There are 2 fellowships available in the School of Social Work if you plan to focus on healthcare in social work. Both the Cannon Fellowships and the Evans Fellowships offer students a $10,000 stipend. Read more
February 09, 2016
Professor to lead discussion about school discipline Assistant Professor James Huguley will facilitate a school discipline discussion at the Center for Urban Education Read more
February 09, 2016
SSW Research Associate to discuss community development and health equity Research Associate Anita Zuberi will be a panelist at the Center for Health Equity Symposium addressing the challenges of inclusion equity in community development. The event is Friday February 26, 2016 from 12:30-2:30 at the Graduate School of Public Health. Read more
February 04, 2016
Mayor Peduto discusses the State of the City “We are going to be challenged about how to handle growth,” Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto told a packed audience at his “State of the City” address Jan. 26 in the School of Social Work’s Center for Race and Social Problems. Read more
February 03, 2016
Dean Larry Davis to sign new book Dean Larry Davis will be signing copies of his new book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, Monday, February 8, 2016 from noon-2 p.m. at the University Store on Fifth. Read more
February 02, 2016
Save the Date: 2016 Afternoon of Recognition The 2016 Afternoon of Recognition will be held May 1, 2016. Visit the Graduation & Diplomas webpage for more information. Read more
January 28, 2016
Pittsburgh Mayor shares 'State of Pittsburgh' at Pitt School of Social Work Yesterday, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto gave a "State of the City" presentation to a packed room on the 20th floor of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, plus two overflow rooms. Read more
January 27, 2016
BASW student published in Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research BASW junior Saskia Berrios-Thomas has two articles being published in the latest issue of the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research. Read more
January 27, 2016
Professor to discuss diversity and education at Pitt Assistant Professor James Huguley will be a panelist at Diversity and Education Crossroads at Pitt. The event will be held Thursday, January 28th at 9 pm at the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom. Read more
January 27, 2016
Jeff Shook LIVE on WESA at noon today Associate Professor Jeff Shook will discuss the Supreme Court decision on juveniles sentenced to life imprisonment without parole today at noon on WESA 90.5. Read more
January 22, 2016
BASW student gives back on MLK Day Junior BASW student Maia Krivoruk was one of many University of Pittsburgh students who used Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give back to the community as well as reflect on social and civil rights issues still plaguing society. Read more
January 22, 2016
Newsmaker: Latika Davis-Jones MSW/PhD alumna and adjunct professor Latika Davis-Jones gets some attention for her dedication to people in addiction recovery and their families. Read more