News

June 02, 2012
Dean Larry Davis to speak on radio about 10th anniversary of the Center on Race on Social Problems Pittsburgh Profiles featuring Dean Larry Davis discussing the 10th anniversary of the Center on Race on Social Problems will air this weekend, Saturday, June 2nd at 6:30 AM and again at 6:30 PM as well as on Sunday, June 3rd at 2:30 in the afternoon on 1410AM KQV Newsradio. Read more
May 31, 2012
Associate Professor John Wallace and Homewood Children's Village president and CEO Derrick Lopez ask readers to renew their commitment to children in their communities In a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed Associate Professor John Wallace and Homewood Children's Village president and CEO Derrick Lopez ask readers to renew their commitment to children in their communities Read more
May 10, 2012
MSW Program Director Lynn Coghill's work in Uganda Moving article about MSW Program Director Lynn Coghill's work in Uganda. Read more
May 09, 2012
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to give Keynote Address at the Center on Race and Social Problems' 10th Anniversary Celebration NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to give Keynote Address at the Center on Race and Social Problems' 10th Anniversary Celebration on June 7, 2012. Read more
May 04, 2012
MSW Alum Thomas Graham gives commencement speech at the Kent State University East Liverpool Campus Read more
April 25, 2012
Alumna Thelma Lovette is honored for her lifelong dedication to her community Alumna Thelma Lovette is honored for her lifelong dediccation to her community with the new Thelma Lovette YMCA in the Hill District. Read about it in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and New Pittsburgh Courier Read more
April 22, 2012
Assistant Professor Lovie Jackson was elected to the University Senate Community Relations Committee Read more
April 19, 2012
Associate Professor John Wallace recognized for his Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award Read more
April 19, 2012
Lecturer and Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs Keith Caldwell elected as a member of the Faculty Assembly. Read more
April 19, 2012
Associate Professor Jeff Shook discusses the Jordan Brown case on Russian television Associate Professor Jeff Shook discussing the Jordan Brown case on Russian television (minute 2:31) Read more
April 16, 2012
Associate Professor Jeffrey Shook discusses the Jordan Brown case and juveniles in the criminal justice system Read more
April 16, 2012
John Wallace, the Philip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice in the School of Social Work receives the 2012 UAA-SAGE Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award April 18-21 “Rethinking the Future of Urbanism: Cities and Regions in a Post-Industrial Era”— hosted by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) that will include presentations on such topics as urban issues and policies, citizen journalism and engagement, and forms of local communication. Read more
April 16, 2012
Obesity in Black Communities is the topic of the April 19th CRSP Speaker Series Read more
April 15, 2012
Congratulations to the 2012 Community Practice Awardees Civil Action Movement (CAM), Rebecca “Reba” Landry, Mark Plassmeyer and Gale Schwartz Read more
April 13, 2012
Dr. Mary Beth Rauktis and Dr. Ralph Bangs were participant group speakers at the April 13th forum on Gender Pay Equity and Negotiation Dr. Mary Beth Rauktis (minute 22:17) and Dr. Ralph Bangs (minute 28:07) were participant group speakers at the April 13th forum on Gender Pay Equity and Negotiation. Video of the event is available on YouTube. Read more