News

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
September 10, 2015
BASW students honored at Heinz Field BASW students Daniel Meyer and Kevin Carmichael were recognized for their military service at the Saturday September 5, 2015 Pitt football game. Read more
September 08, 2015
SSW students and alumnae play a big role in local educational reform School of Social Work student interns at the Homewood Children's Village and School of Social Work alumnae Detria Dixon, Kellie Irwin, Dawn Gordon, and Annette Giovanazzi are finding ways to address the many needs of children that are barriers to their learning. Read more
September 08, 2015
Dr. Christina Newhill responds to NYT columnist Frank Bruni Doctoral Program Director Christina Newhill shares her thoughts on the work-life balance that many Americans are struggling to find. Read more
September 03, 2015
School of Social Work's New People and New Things in the Back to School Issue of the University Times Read about the School of Socials Work's New People and New Things in the Back to School issue of the University Times. Read more
September 03, 2015
BASW alumnus to head behavioral telehealth program BASW alumnus Julian Cohen has been appointed general manager and president of Teladoc Behavioral Health. He will oversee expansion of a behavioral telehealth program, offering the services of social workers and therapists for professional consultations on a broad range of issues. Read more
September 01, 2015
Student and Alumnus chosen for Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 MSW alum Aerion Abney and BASW alum, and now MSW student, Riley Herman are 2015 40 Under 40 Honorees because of their commitment to shaping the region and making it a better place for everyone to live, work and play. Read more
September 01, 2015
Measuring Childhood Poverty In TIME Magazine, Visiting Research Associate Stephanie Boddie makes the case for changing the way childhood poverty in America is measured. Read more
August 27, 2015
Professor's work in the Peace Corps is still making an impact Associate Professor Sara Goodkind helped create Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), during her time in Romania. The program, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, is the Peace Corps most widespread gender empowerment initiative. Read more
August 25, 2015
MSW alumna shares advice in new column MSW alumna Natalie Bencivenga, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Seen and society editor, also helps readers deal with everyday problems in her "Ask Natalie" column. Read more
August 25, 2015
CRSP launches Facebook page Be sure to like and follow the new Center on Race and Social Problems Facebook page. Read more