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May 26, 2015
More coverage for Dr. Shaun Eack's work The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette brought some more attention to Dr. Shaun Eack's $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Read more
May 26, 2015
Podcast interview with Dr. Shaun Eack Listen to The Social Work Podcast interview with Shaun Eack, Ph.D. about Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for schizophrenia Read more
May 20, 2015
Professor receives $3.2 million grant Shaun Eack, Associate Professor of Social Work and an associate professor of psychiatry, has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to determine whether nondrug psychosocial treatments can improve the quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder. Read more
May 20, 2015
Ageless Wisdom launches crowdfunding campaign The Ageless Wisdom program at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work is raising funds to become sustainable and independently financed, allowing them to continue to offer the program at no cost to participants. Read more
May 20, 2015
Alumnus named Dean and Vice Provost at University at Albany PhD alumnus Darrell Wheeler will be joining the University at Albany on July 1, 2015 as Dean and Professor of the School of Social Welfare and Vice Provost for Public Engagement. Read more
May 13, 2015
PhD student will participate in local conference PhD student Marcus A. Poindexter will serve as moderator/panelist for “Black Lives Matter: the 2015 State of Black Pittsburgh” event Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Read more
May 13, 2015
MSW alumna advocates for Pittsburgh's Latino Community Café Con Leche, run by MSW alumna Tara Sherry-Torres, brings visibility to Pittsburgh's Latin Community Read more
May 13, 2015
Alumna honored for her work with women in recovery Rosa Davis, MSW alumna and Executive director of POWER (Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery), is being honored by the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh. Read more
May 07, 2015
MSW alum teaches more than academics MSW alumnus Dennis Henderson is a civics teacher Who turned His arrest Into A classroom lesson Read more
May 04, 2015
Incoming Student Information Be sure to check out the Incoming Student website for incoming MSW student registration dates. Read more
May 01, 2015
Home & School Visitor Conference videos released The Home & School Visitor Certificate Program 2nd Annual Conference Trauma in a School Setting video highlights are now available online. Read more
May 01, 2015
COSA certificate for Excellence in Community Practice presented to class The COSA certificate for Excellence in Community Practice was presented to the spring 2015 Community Organizing Class in recognition of their collective efforts to support and advance the Fast Food Workers "Fight for $15 and A Union" campaign. Read more
May 01, 2015
Inaugural Cannon Fellows Announced The inaugural Ida Cannon Fellows in Integrated Healthcare have been announced. This is a federally-funded program that will support 31 students during academic year 2015-2016 to complete Concentration Field Placements (second year field placements) in approved Integrated Healthcare settings. Read more
April 28, 2015
Alumnus honored by Ohio University MSW alumnus Richard W. Greenlee was selected by the Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University as the 2015 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community. Read more
April 23, 2015
New Bridges Issue released The Spring 2015 issue of Bridges magazine focuses on Race and Criminal Justice. Read more