October 20, 2014
SSW Alum's Memory Lives on in Fund that Helps Community Programs that Prevent Crime Denise Moon passed away from breast cancer in 2004, but her legacy lives on as a memorial fund set up in her name helps community programs that prevent crime. Read more
October 20, 2014
MSW Alum Melina Waldo, Advocate for Gay Rights, Passes Away at 76 Melina Waldo, an MSW alum and a former national, regional and local official for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), passed away on October 10, 2014. Read more
October 16, 2014
SSW Prof Jeffrey Shook Examines The Juvenile Justice System as Adviser for "Day Room Window" Essential Pittsburgh explores the sentencing of juveniles with SSW Professor Jeffrey Shook and playwright Bonnie Cohen, whose play "Day Room Window" about nine adolescent girls incarcerated as adults in a women’s prison is based on her experiences working in the juvenile justice system. Read more
October 13, 2014
SSW Professor Emeritus Among "Pioneers" Who “Set the National Standards for Pre-Hospital Emergency Care.” The men and women of the Freedom House Ambulance Service were pioneers who “set the national standards for pre-hospital emergency care.” Philip Hallen, Peter Safar, Nancy Caroline, and SSW Professor Emeritus Morton Coleman helped in bringing the groundbreaking idea to life. Read more