News

August 23, 2012
MSW student Whitney Bosnyak praises the new community center in West Oakland. MSW student Whitney Bosnyak praises the new community center in West Oakland. Read about it in the Pitt News. Read more
August 23, 2012
Former Doctoral Program Director Dr. Barbara Shore discusses feminism School of Social Work alumna, and former Doctoral Program Director, Dr. Barbara Shore discusses the role of feminism in her life in the Arizona Jewish Post Read more
August 20, 2012
Congratulations to our new Director of Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance Dr. Hide Yamatani. Dr. Hide Yamatani has been named the Director of Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance in the newly created Office of Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance. Read more
August 20, 2012
Congratulations to our new Associate Dean for Research Catherine (Katie) Greeno Catherine (Katie) Greeno has been named Associate Dean for Research. Read more
August 13, 2012
Adjunct Professor Christine Michaels defends those on SSI/Disability Adjunct Professor Christine Michaels, executive director of National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Pennsylvania, defends those on SSI/Disability Read more
August 09, 2012
COSA Chair shows off his sense of humor COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director Tracy Soska has humorous a letter to the editor in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
August 07, 2012
School of Social Work’s Child Welfare Resource Center will host the Pitt-Johnstown Annual Summer Retreat for PA Teenagers in Foster Care University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work’s Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center will host the Pitt-Johnstown Annual Summer Retreat for Pennsylvania Teenagers in Foster Care Read more
August 07, 2012
Associate Professor Jeff Shook discussed Pennsylvania’s juvenile lifers in The Nation. Read more
August 06, 2012
MSW Alum Dr. Wayne Lindstrom Named President and CEO of Mental Health America. Read more
August 03, 2012
The Center on Race and Social Problems Speaker Series tackles the topic of food justice Read more
August 01, 2012
Congratulations to our new BASW Program Director Keith Caldwell! Keith Caldwell has been named Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program director. Caldwell previously was the Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs for the School of Social Work, with teaching responsibilities in both the BASW and MSW programs. Read more
August 01, 2012
MSW Alum Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. retires after 15 years on the bench. MSW Alum Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. retires after 15 years on the bench. Read more
July 27, 2012
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Center on Race and Social Problems’ Summer Institute on Racial Health Disparities The July 18 Center on Race and Social Problems’ Summer Institute on Racial Health Disparities, where experts shared their research on diabetes disparities as they relate to the Black community, was covered by the New Pittsburgh Courier. Read more
July 18, 2012
CRSP Summer Institute and Diabetes Prevention The latest Center on Race and Social Problems Summer Institute on health disparities focuses on what programs are offered to prevent Diabetes and better manage it in Allegheny County. Read more
July 10, 2012
MSW alum Aerion Abney working with State Rep. Jake Wheatley MSW alum Aerion Abney, new legislative assistant in the office of State Rep. Jake Wheatley, Jr., is working with community members in South Pittsburgh. Read more