News

January 22, 2018
PhD student featured in annual report Doctoral students Daniel Jacobson and Allison Little are featured in the new Graduate & Professional Student Government Annual Report (pages 35-36) for their work with Latin American Graduate Organization of Students (LAGOS). Read more
January 22, 2018
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MSW student participates in the 2018 Women’s March MSW student Mallory Hudson spoke with the Pitt News at the 2018 Women’s March in downtown Pittsburgh. Read more
January 22, 2018
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Dean Larry Davis wins book award Congratulations to Dean Larry Davis! His book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, won the Book Award, Honorable Mention at the 2018 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference. Dean Davis was also honored with the SSWR Distinguished Career Achievement Award. Read more
January 21, 2018
Alumna profiled in the Tribune Review MSW alumna Stephanie Turin was profiled in the Tribune Review after receiving the Westmoreland County Community College faculty teaching excellence award for 2017-18. Read more
January 18, 2018
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The Just Discipline project draws attention Assistant Professor James Huguley’s Just Discipline project is training a new crop of fifth- and sixth-graders to become leaders in their school by helping their peers to resolve conflicts. Read more
January 17, 2018
MSW student launches free ride program for cancer patients MSW student Jeff Adams launched a $25,000 grant-funded program so patients could get free rides to their treatment at Saint Agnes Cancer Institute in Baltimore. See page 10 of the NASW News. Read more
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