News

October 01, 2015
Coverage of Police Chief McLay's lecture The University Times covered the September 17th Center on Race and Social Problems Speaker Series featuring Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay Read more
October 01, 2015
Professor John Wallace to give lecture at social work conference University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Professor John Wallace has been selected as the 2015 Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturer at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in Denver, Colorado. Read more
September 30, 2015
Field Education Coordinator helps mediate health provider and patient disputes Deborah Robinson, Field Education Coordinator and Director of the Home and School Visitor Program, has been working with the UPMC Intermediation Program since 2005. The Program is an option for patients to resolve concerns or issues at UPMC. She is featured in their latest brochure (page 8). Read more
September 29, 2015
The success of minority-hiring initiatives Dean Larry Davis discusses the impact the “Rooney Rule” can have in combating racial bias. Read more
September 25, 2015
Social worker by day, actor by night BASW and MSW alumnus Dennis ''Chip'' Kerr balances his career as a social worker and his passion for the theater. Read more
September 25, 2015
Alumna continues her mother's work MSW alumna Kathi Elliott will lead Gwen's Girls founded by her late mother, former Pittsburgh Police Cmdr. Gwendolyn Elliott. The organization provides basic material needs and counseling to teen mothers. Read more
September 25, 2015
SSW to celebrate the work of Julian Bond The October 20th event will feature video of Julian Bond’s Race in America keynote address, “The Road to Freedom: From Alabama to Obama,” to be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. Read more
September 25, 2015
Professor believes green power can be a community benefit Professor John Wallace is teaming with other Pitt faculty members to promote direct current (DC) as a more efficient, green power source that can also provide Homewood with some much-needed economic stimulus. Read more
September 23, 2015
PPG Health Panel video featuring Larry Davis and Valire Copeland The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has released video of Monday’s panel entitled: “Vital Signs: The State of Health Care Today” featuring Dean Larry Davis. Read more
September 23, 2015
Professor to discuss juvenile justice Associate Professor Jeffrey Shook will take part in a panel discussion after the screening of “Young Kids, Hard Time” at the Pitt-Bradford campus. Read more
September 23, 2015
Alumna encourages teens to have hope MSW alumna Carrie Hoestermann helps students in one Washington D.C. school find their potential. Read more
September 21, 2015
2015 Distinguished Alumni Panel Lecture and Luncheon Announced Celebrate School of Social Work alumni! Read more
September 21, 2015
Browne Leadership Fellows applications now being accepted This program for non-social work students aims to share social work values across disciplines. Read more
September 17, 2015
Dean to discuss health disparities at forum Dean Larry Davis will join a panel of health experts at this Pittsburgh Post- Gazette hosted forum to discuss growing concerns about wage, racial and health disparities and a fresh debate on Medicare. Read more
September 10, 2015
Ageless Wisdom in the news Hartford's Ageless Wisdom program highlighted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Photos and Videos of the Day Read more