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December 11, 2013
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Accepting Fellowship Applications Graduate students from any discipline interested in receiving a fellowship to address the health and social service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area are invited to apply to the Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program. Read more
December 09, 2013
SSW’s Shaun Eack Advances Effective Nondrug Treatment for Schizophrenia SSW Professor Sean Eack is using therapy that takes advantage of the brain’s neuroplasticity to develop a non-drug treatment for schizophrenia. Read more
December 05, 2013
CRSP Speaker says that racial inequalities can be a product of the neighborhoods in which we live Racial inequalities can be more fully understood as a product of the neighborhoods people live in according to a NYU sociology professor Patrick. T. Sharkey's December 3 lecture at the Center on Race and Social Problems. Read more
December 05, 2013
Congratulations to Long-term Pitt staff members Long-term Pitt staff members are being honored by the University at a 3 p.m. awards ceremony and reception today. Read more
December 05, 2013
SSW alumna honored by the City of Pittsburgh for work helping children and young adults transition from foster care. Pittsburgh City Council declared Nov. 19 JoAnn Heffron-Hannah day in the city to honor her for her work work helping children and young adults transition from foster care. Read more
December 04, 2013
2013 Hartford Geriatric Fellows present their work The Geriatric Fellows in the Hartford Partnership Program for the Aging present their work on "Reaching LGBT Populations in Long-Term Care Facilities" Read more
December 03, 2013
CRSP Speaker interviewed on local NPR station Dr. Patrick T Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University talks about his new book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality. Read more
December 02, 2013
MSW alum takes an unusual career path MSW alumnus Jeff Fromknecht also pursued a law degree and now provides legal advice, back office support, grant-writing research and review services, and foundation support for those in need. Read more
November 26, 2013
SSW PhD Student wins Scholarship Award Congratulations to SSW PhD student Daniel (Hyungjik) Lee for being one of the recipients of the Center for Health Equity Masters & Doctoral Student Scholarship Award! Read more
November 25, 2013
NYU’s Patrick Sharkey to Give Talk on Persistence of Racial Inequality in America’s Neighborhoods Patrick T. Sharkey, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will deliver a free public lecture at noon Dec. 3, titled “A Multigenerational Perspective on Neighborhoods and Racial Inequality.” Read more
November 21, 2013
Doctoral student has letter published in New York Times PhD candidate Amanda Hunsaker supports the idea of amyloid imaging to aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more
November 21, 2013
SSW student writes about the importance of the SNAP program MSW student and Just Harvest intern Nick Chubb wrote a letter in response to a Tribune Review editorial. Read more
November 18, 2013
MSW Students Stephanie Eson and Marie Linebaugh Named 2013 Mon Valley Fleet Women of Achievement MSW students Stephanie Eson and Marie Linebaugh have been named 2013 Mon Valley Fleet Women of Achievement for their work with Project HEART. Read more
November 17, 2013
SSW sponsors health care reform speaker Gerald Friedman, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst who researches the economics of health care, will discuss his research on the benefits of health care reform in Pennsylvania. Read more
November 13, 2013
MSW students among winning teams in Case Competition Eleven MSW students competed in the Allegheny County Department of Human Services Local Government Case Competition. The School of Social Work placed the most students on prize winning teams of any professional school in the competition. Read more