News

January 07, 2016
Christmas Day 2015 at Pitt Dean Larry Davis and Kim Armstrong help out on Christmas Day at Pitt. Volunteers served over 2,400 meals and provided more than 600 gifts to children from families in need. Read more
January 06, 2016
Faculty named as Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research David E. Epperson Associate Professor Shaun Eack, Doctoral Program Director Christina Newhill, Associate Professor Mary Ohmer, and Associate Professor Jeffrey Shook have been named as members of the 2016 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). Read more
January 05, 2016
Dean Larry Davis releases new book on race Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, addresses the unresolved questions and conflicts about race in America from both the author's personal and a professional perspective. Read more
January 05, 2016
Alumnus Mike Eichler talks about gentrification In a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the complexities of gentrification, alumnus Mike Eichler discusses the issue, as well as his play on the subject. In November, Associate Professor Mary Ohmer and 13 of her students helped organize a staged reading of “Repulsing the Monkey.” Read more
January 04, 2016
CRSP Spring Speaker Series Schedule Released Lectures on topics including marriage, wealth, and criminal justice. Read more
January 04, 2016
Even after 40 years, alumna never stops giving back BASW and MSW alumna Eunice Nelson embodies the spirit of social work values. She is a true inspiration. Read more
December 22, 2015
MSW student helps the needy MSW student Keona McCaa's work at the Northside Common Ministries allows her to give back. Read more
December 17, 2015
Faculty mentors Community-Based Research Fellows Faculty members Sara Goodkind and Cynthia Bradley-King mentored undergraduate students doing community-based research. Read more
December 17, 2015
COSA alum profiled in Pitt Magazine COSA alumnus and Harlem Globetrotter Chris "Handles" Franklin never stops giving back (See pages 18-19). Read more
December 17, 2015
Professor awarded Pitt Innovation Challenge grant Professor John Wallace, along with other University partners, has been awarded a $25,000 Pitt Innovation Challenge grant Read more
December 15, 2015
Live-streaming of December graduation For those unable to attend graduation on Saturday December 19th at 4:30pm, there will be live-streaming of the ceremony. Read more
December 14, 2015
MSW alumna brings attention to state budget stalemate MSW alumna Adrienne Walnoha, executive director of Community Human Services, said the budget stalemate, now approaching its six month, has created the greatest crisis in her agency’s history. Read more
December 14, 2015
Excerpt from the new book by Dean Larry Davis An excerpt from Dean Larry Davis' new book, “Why Are They Angry with Us? Essays on Race” Why can’t black people be like immigrants? in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
December 14, 2015
Bradford graduation Nineteen residents of the region were recognized on Saturday for their work as part of the sixth cohort of Master of Social Work students to do their coursework at the University of Pittsburgh’s Bradford campus. Read more
December 14, 2015
December Graduations MSW students at Johnstown and Bradford graduated this December. Read more