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June 10, 2016
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Celebration for the first annual Pamela J. Cousins Excellence in Social Work Award The first Pitt-Bradford MSW Alumni Network’s Pamela J. Cousins Excellence in Social Work Award was given to Kathleen Kroeger at an event in Bradford. Cousins was the long-time director of Elk County Children and Youth, in the Pitt-Bradford MSW first cohort, and later was an adjunct for the program. Read more
June 08, 2016
Anita Zuberi serving on New England Journal of Medicine panel Tonight at 5:50 pm Research Associate Anita Zuberi is part of a The New England Journal of Medicine panel on child poverty and pediatrics in the U.S. Read more
June 01, 2016
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BASW program ranked 4th in the country! The School of Social Work’s Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program was ranked 4th in the country among schools of social work by TheBestSchools.org. The ranking is based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths, and reputation. Read more
June 01, 2016
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DEADLINE: CRSP Fellows Program Application The Center on Race and Social Problems’ (CRSP) Fellows Program is an internship opportunity for University of Pittsburgh Master's of Social Work students at the Homewood Children’s Village. Applications are due June 15th Read more
May 30, 2016
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SSW joins the College in High School Program The School of Social Work has partnered with the Dietrich School of Arts' College in High School program to offer Introduction to Social Work to high school students at Westinghouse Academy! Read more
May 24, 2016
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Social Work faculty published in lead article in national journal David E. Epperson Associate Professor Shaun Eack and Professor Christina Newhill’s article “Cognitive Enhancement Therapy Improves Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Early Course Schizophrenia” was published as the lead article in the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. Read more
May 24, 2016
Pittsburgh Post Gazette reviews Dean's new book Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette review of Dean Larry Davis's new book Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race Read more
May 18, 2016
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The latest research from SSW faculty Read some of the latest journal publications from School of Social Work faculty on topics including: prescription drug abuse, group homes, and disadvantaged neighborhoods. Read more
May 18, 2016
Professor testifies at PA House Committee Helen Cahalane, Principal Investigator for Child Welfare Education and Research Programs (CWERP), testified in front of the House Children & Youth Committee on May 16 regarding CWERP's work in child welfare workforce development. Read more
May 18, 2016
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MSW alumna talks about running her own business MSW alumna Tara Sherry-Torres discusses the ups and downs of being a business owner, and the importance of taking risks. Read more
May 16, 2016
Coverage of Dr. Shaun Eack's autism research MedPageToday covered David E. Epperson Associate Professor Shaun Eack’s recent presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research. Read more
May 13, 2016
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Watch Race: America's Grand Challenge Watch the Dean Larry Davis’s Presidential lecture: Race: America's Grand Challenge and the subsequent Q&A online. The speech was given in January 2016 at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in Washington, DC. Read more
May 13, 2016
Alumna named School Superintendent MSW alumna Tiffany Brzezinski-Nix has been named Leechburg Area School Superintendent. Brzezinski-Nix said her initial goals are to improve education for Leechburg Area students and to improve communications and community relations. Read more
May 12, 2016
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Become a Center on Race and Social Problems Fellow! The CRSP Fellows Program is an internship opportunity for University of Pittsburgh Master's of Social Work students at the Homewood Children’s Village. Deadline is June 30, 2016. Read more
May 05, 2016
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MSW alumna profiled in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette When MSW alumna Kathi Elliott stepped into the leadership role of Gwen's Girls, the nonprofit that bears her mother’s name, she had a long list of accomplishments behind her and an alphabet soup of titles after her name. Read more