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April 26, 2016
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Dr. John Wallace brings cutting edge tech to Homewood Dr. John Wallace, with partners from the Katz School of Business, brings the city’s first all-DC solar-powered greenhouse to Homewood. Read about this transformational new project in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
April 21, 2016
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Dean Davis published in national journal Dean Larry Davis’s article Race: America's Grand Challenge, is featured in the newest issue of the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research. The article is based on his 2016 Presidential Plenary Lecture given at the 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. Read more
April 20, 2016
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Praise for Dr. Christina Newhill's new book Professor Christina Newhill’s book Interventions for Serious Mental Disorders: Working With Individuals and Their Families was reviewed in the February issue of Psychiatric Services. Read more
April 20, 2016
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Dr. Valire Copeland in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette In the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Valire Copeland discusses the impact stress and racism have on women's health. Read more
April 18, 2016
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Dr. Shaun Eack to speak at the NIH This week, Dr. Shaun Eack will travel to Bethesda, Maryland to speak at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. As a recent recipient of a large adult autism treatment grant from NIH, they asked Dr. Eack to come and speak on the state of adult therapies. Read more
April 13, 2016
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Workshop on trauma aims to help educators Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) held an interactive professional development workshop on trauma-informed care in the school setting led by Dr. Yodit Betru, Clinical Assistant Professor and Agency Coordinator in the Child Welfare Education and Research Program. Read more
April 13, 2016
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PhD student starts new campus group Doctoral student Daniel Jacobson recently founded the first Latino Graduate Student Group at the University of Pittsburgh. The Latin American Graduate Organization of Students (LAGOS) is open to all graduate and professional students at Pitt. Read more
April 13, 2016
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University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work ranked no. 10 in the country by U.S. News & World Report In the newly released 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Schools of Social Work, the University of Pittsburgh has been ranked no. 10 among the 245 social work graduate programs in the country. Read more
April 12, 2016
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Sara Goodkind Advocates, Builds Bridges For Female Leadership The Pitt Chronicle profiles the work of Associate Professor Sara Goodkind, and how she has made a difference in the lives of women and girls around the world. Read more
April 12, 2016
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BASW students showcase their work The BASW Poster Session allowed the BASW senior class to present their practicum-based research projects. Read more
April 12, 2016
Students make their voices heard SSW students traveled to the Pennsylvania state capitol Harrisburg for the NASW Legislative Advocacy Day. Read more
April 08, 2016
Pitt Alumni Association profiles graduate The Pitt Alumni Association highlighted the fascinating life of MSW alumna Frances Eliza Wills. Read more
April 08, 2016
Alumna supports Latino artists in Pittsburgh MSW alumna Tara Sherry-Torres expanded her successful Café Con Leche when she received a Heinz Endowments Small Arts Initiative Grant to fund a Latino artist residency. Garfield’s Most Wanted Fine Art Gallery hosts the residency, with new artists monthly through August. Read more
April 04, 2016
Students present at national conference BASW students Hannah Boston and Saskia Berrios-Thomas presented at the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) Annual Conference in Dallas, TX. Read more
April 04, 2016
Student presents at conference in Washington DC SSW student Ashlee Adams presented at the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry Annual Meeting in Washington DC in March.  Read more