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September 09, 2013
Local Government Case Competition Opening for Registration! An Information Session will Be Held on September 16 An information session for those interested in participating in the Local Government Case Competition will be held on September 16, 2013 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Room 2017 at The Cathedral of Learning. Read more
September 06, 2013
National urban policy expert to deliver Sept. 12 lecture at Pitt on housing, poverty, and segregation. Margery Austin Turner, a leading expert on urban policy and neighborhood issues, will launch the 2013 Speaker Series at the Center on Race and Social Problems with a free public lecture at noon Sept. 12, titled “A Glass Half Full? Discrimination Against Minority Homeseekers.” Read more
September 06, 2013
Pitt Postdoctoral Fellow James P. Huguley reports on the achievement gaps between Rhode Island’s Latino and white students Gaps between Rhode Island’s Latino and white students’ achievement are among worst in nation, according to a study by University of Pittsburgh postdoctoral fellow James P. Huguley. Read more
September 05, 2013
BASW Program Director Keith Caldwell and an MSW alum, Vanessa Veltre were named Pittsburgh Magazine's 2013 40 Under 40 honorees! BASW Program Director Keith Caldwell and an MSW alum, Vanessa Veltre were named Pittsburgh Magazine's 2013 40 Under 40 honorees! The program recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region. Read more
August 30, 2013
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 Social Work's New People and New Things in the Back to School issue of the University Times. Read more
August 30, 2013
Professor looks to combat asthma in Homewood Professor John Wallace talks about his work to study and help eliminate health disparities in children through the federally funded Healthy Living, Healthy Learning, Healthy Lives project. Read more
August 29, 2013
Dean Larry Davis interviewed about the March on Washington anniversary Dean Larry Davis talked to KDKA's Marty Griffin about the March on Washington anniversary. Read more
August 29, 2013
SSW student Kristen Hochreiter making change in Uganda SSW Pitt sophomore Kristen Hochreiter found herself in Uganda - and is now finding ways to create positive change for the people of the country she has grown to love. Read more
August 29, 2013
SSW students promoting volunteerism among Pitt students In an effort to promote volunteerism and community outreach at Pitt, the University has formed the Pitt Serves Committee and an affiliated student organization. Read more
August 22, 2013
Inaugural Browne Leadership Fellows to present work Please join us as the inaugural class of Browne Leadership Fellows presents on their experience in community action and service. Monday September 16th – 12pm-1pm. School of Social Work Conference Center – 2017 Cathedral of Learning Read more
August 21, 2013
Child Welfare Education and Research Programs now on Facebook Read more
August 20, 2013
Alum named Mayo Clinic’s next vice president, administration and chief administrative officer The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named MSW alumna Jeff Bolton Mayo Clinic’s next vice president, administration and chief administrative officer. Read more
August 20, 2013
Alumnae named 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion MSW alumnae Pat Beckett, the executive director of the Children's Center, has been named a 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion by Behavioral Healthcare magazine. Read more
August 20, 2013
Liaison librarian Arif Jamal is recognized for helping students, staff, and faculty refine their research Read more
August 14, 2013
Intern helps children get a free lunch Social Work student Matthew McParland is working with this summer to coordinate the free lunch program at the UPMC Health for Life Summer Camp Program in Braddock. The program serves about 40 children a day. Read more