News

January 04, 2018
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Learning to Listen—What I Learned from My Fulbright Experience In Portugal Research Professor Mary Beth Rauktis just completed her Fulbright Scholar residency at the University of Porto, Portugal. Read about what she learned while working abroad Read more
January 03, 2018
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CRSP Spring 2018 Speaker Series announced Speakers include the University of Pittsburgh Criminal Justice Taskforce members and others. Read more
December 21, 2017
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Professor continues her work in Portugal Research Assistant Professor Mary Beth Rauktis is currently a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Porto, Portugal Read more
December 20, 2017
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Pitt Study: Wage increases provide some relief for hospital workers The new wage study, led by School of Social Work faculty members Jeff Shook, Sara Goodkind, and Ray Engel, attempts to map the benefits of the recent wage increase for healthcare workers at a single Pittsburgh hospital. Read more
December 20, 2017
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Christina Newhill co-hosts new University book club Professor Christina Newhill will co-host the first Mental Wellness Book Club to be held January 18, 2018. The first book is “An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness” by Kay Redfield Jamison. Read more
December 13, 2017
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James Huguley's Just Discipline project in the news Assistant Professor James Huguley started a pilot leadership program aimed at giving Woodland Hills Intermediate School students conflict resolution and peer-mediation skills. Read more
December 12, 2017
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SSW alum named new CEO of Forbes Funds SSW alumnus Fred Brown has been named president and chief executive of the Forbes Funds. Mr. Brown is a native of Homewood who spent some of his career in Charlotte, N.C., in education and social work jobs. Read more
December 08, 2017
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School of Social Work Wage Study in the news The Pittsburgh Wage Study Preliminary Findings were presented at a press conference Tuesday, December 5th led by School of Social Work faculty members Jeff Shook, Sara Goodkind, and Ray Engel. Read more
December 01, 2017
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Jerry Cochran on WPXI-TV Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor Jerry Cochran spoke with WPXI-TV news about the proposal that would force treatment for anyone revived with Narcan. Read more
November 29, 2017
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James Huguley gives keynote at alma mater Assistant Professor James Huguley gave the keynote address at Providence College's first Multicultural Student Reunion. Read more
November 29, 2017
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Pitt hosts Homewood-born author The School of Social Work’s Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools collaborated with the Humanities Center to host a nationally-renowned author at Pitt. John Edgar Wideman, a prolific writer who hails from the Homewood community of Pittsburgh. Read more
November 27, 2017
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Latino youth well-being lacking in Pennsylvania, study finds Assistant Professor Jaime Booth conducted a study called Visual Voices which measured the well-being of Latino youth by having them express their feelings through a piece of artwork. Read more
November 27, 2017
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MSW alumnus focused on positive change MSW alumnus and Marshall University social work professor Philip Carter has been an agent of change for over 50 years. Read more
November 22, 2017
Racial Slurs Have No Place In High School Athletics, Students Say. So Why Does This Keep Happening? Dean Larry Davis talks to WESA 90.5 about recent racial incidents at local football games Read more
November 16, 2017
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Evans Fellow Chimes in on Local Elections and Advocacy Evans Fellow Rachael Richter talked to NASW News about the importance of social workers getting involved in local politics. Read more