News

February 03, 2016
Dean Larry Davis to sign new book Dean Larry Davis will be signing copies of his new book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, Monday, February 8, 2016 from noon-2 p.m. at the University Store on Fifth. Read more
February 02, 2016
Save the Date: 2016 Afternoon of Recognition The 2016 Afternoon of Recognition will be held May 1, 2016. Visit the Graduation & Diplomas webpage for more information. Read more
January 28, 2016
Pittsburgh Mayor shares 'State of Pittsburgh' at Pitt School of Social Work Yesterday, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto gave a "State of the City" presentation to a packed room on the 20th floor of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, plus two overflow rooms. Read more
January 27, 2016
BASW student published in Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research BASW junior Saskia Berrios-Thomas has two articles being published in the latest issue of the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research. Read more
January 27, 2016
Professor to discuss diversity and education at Pitt Assistant Professor James Huguley will be a panelist at Diversity and Education Crossroads at Pitt. The event will be held Thursday, January 28th at 9 pm at the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom. Read more
January 27, 2016
Jeff Shook LIVE on WESA at noon today Associate Professor Jeff Shook will discuss the Supreme Court decision on juveniles sentenced to life imprisonment without parole today at noon on WESA 90.5. Read more
January 22, 2016
BASW student gives back on MLK Day Junior BASW student Maia Krivoruk was one of many University of Pittsburgh students who used Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give back to the community as well as reflect on social and civil rights issues still plaguing society. Read more
January 22, 2016
Newsmaker: Latika Davis-Jones MSW/PhD alumna and adjunct professor Latika Davis-Jones gets some attention for her dedication to people in addiction recovery and their families. Read more
January 22, 2016
Doctoral students make an impact at SSWR Congratulations to all of the doctoral students who presented at this year's Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) conference. The entire second year cohort was in attendance: Jessica Wojtalik, Marcus Poindexter, Qiyi Zhang, Allison Little, Kai Wei, and Thomas Ylioja. Read more
January 21, 2016
Jeff Shook on WESA 90.5 today Today at noon on WESA 90.5 Associate Professor Jeff Shook will join other local experts to discuss hospital worker wages. Shook was appointed to the Wage Review Committee by Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess. Listen at 90.5 or online. Read more
January 20, 2016
MSW alum running for state office MSW alumnus Aerion Abney is running for the PA state legislature. The 19th District's core includes the Hill District, Downtown, and northern city neighborhoods west of I-279, but also reaches into Hazelwood and Glen Hazel, as well as Allentown and other “hilltop” areas south of the rivers. Read more
January 20, 2016
Survey reports on diversity in Pittsburgh region CRSP helped to commission the study, along with a regional consortium that includes Vibrant Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Today, the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, and the University of Pittsburgh's University Center for Social and Urban Research. Read more
January 12, 2016
Pittsburgh Mayor to speak at CRSP Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will speak on the "State of the City" at the Center on Race & Social Problems Tuesday, January 26th at noon. Read more
January 10, 2016
Faculty and Doctoral students present at SSWR At the 2016 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) annual conference, the SSW will have more faculty and doctoral students presenting than ever before. Read more
January 07, 2016
CRSP speaker says the law is still black & white, not multiracial Tanya Hernandez, professor of law at Fordham University, says that despite the fact that more people are identifying themselves as multiracial on the U.S. census, decisions in discrimination cases involving multiracial defendants still are primarily based on the presence of anti-black prejudice. Read more