News

June 25, 2015
Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign in its last week! Less than week to go for the Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign. The program is very to reaching its goal of $7,500, which will keep this program free for their participants! Read more
June 18, 2015
SSW alumna Lucy Spruill, transit/disability rights advocate, dies at 70 BASW and MSW alumna Lucy Spruill served as the city's first ADA coordinator, was a founding member of PAT's Committee for Accessible Transportation and was among the first to sit on the city-county task force on disabilities. Read more
June 18, 2015
MSW student named 2015 Evelyn B. Amdur Social Work Fellow MSW student Deborah Popkin Rudoy has received the 2015 Evelyn B. Amdur Social Work Fellowship in Palliative Care. Read more
June 18, 2015
Transforming Pittsburgh, Starting with Homewood The University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business is partnering with the SSW and the Homewood Children's Village on new sustainability projects. By winter or spring of 2015, they expect to open a commercial greenhouse run on locally generated power. Read more
June 03, 2015
More coverage for Dr. Shaun Eack's work The University Times and Pitt Chronicle bring more attention to Dr. Eack's $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to determine whether nondrug psychosocial treatments can improve the quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder. Read more
June 03, 2015
Associate Dean named Associate Editor of journal Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Valire Copeland has been named Associate Editor of the journal Race and Social Problems. Read more
June 03, 2015
Alumnus looks to change education and workforce development PhD alumnus Jim Denova is on the hunt for great and innovative ideas that improve education. Read more
June 03, 2015
Dean discusses the current issues facing African American males Watch Dean Larry Davis discuss the final episode of “Portrayal and Perception: African-American Men & Boys” on WQED-TV Read more
June 02, 2015
Alumna receives award MSW alumna Kathleen C. Wall was recently presented with the 2014 Outstanding Member Award by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. Read more
May 26, 2015
More coverage for Dr. Shaun Eack's work The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette brought some more attention to Dr. Shaun Eack's $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Read more
May 26, 2015
Podcast interview with Dr. Shaun Eack Listen to The Social Work Podcast interview with Shaun Eack, Ph.D. about Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for schizophrenia Read more
May 20, 2015
Professor receives $3.2 million grant Shaun Eack, Associate Professor of Social Work and an associate professor of psychiatry, has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to determine whether nondrug psychosocial treatments can improve the quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder. Read more
May 20, 2015
Ageless Wisdom launches crowdfunding campaign The Ageless Wisdom program at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work is raising funds to become sustainable and independently financed, allowing them to continue to offer the program at no cost to participants. Read more
May 20, 2015
Alumnus named Dean and Vice Provost at University at Albany PhD alumnus Darrell Wheeler will be joining the University at Albany on July 1, 2015 as Dean and Professor of the School of Social Welfare and Vice Provost for Public Engagement. Read more
May 13, 2015
PhD student will participate in local conference PhD student Marcus A. Poindexter will serve as moderator/panelist for “Black Lives Matter: the 2015 State of Black Pittsburgh” event Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Read more