School of Social Work

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Young Students Learn Leadership, Conflict Management Skills in Social Work Program

The Just Discipline Project, created by social work assistant professor James Huguley, teaches fifth- and sixth-graders strategies for defusing peer conflicts.
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Social Justice Week Events Celebrate Service and Inclusion Throughout the Community

All members of the Pitt community are invited to participate in events honoring the spirit and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Social Work Dean Larry E. Davis' Contributions Leave the World a ‘Better, Fairer Place’

In his 16th year at the helm of Pitt’s School of Social Work, Dean Larry E. Davis announces he will step down at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, amid praise for his leadership and his dedication to issues of race, social justice and community.
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Larry E. Davis Earns Career Achievement Honors

Pitt’s School of Social Work Dean Larry E. Davis has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Nabhi Christian Ministries of...
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New Academic Opportunities Prepare Students to Flourish in Evolving Career Landscapes

A new school, new degree programs, new majors and opportunities for novel research open up to students as Pitt continues to anticipate the needs of an evolving workforce.
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Year of Diversity Creates Framework for Continuing Exploration and Education

The University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Diversity featured more than 200 events during the 2016-17 academic year and created an important base upon which the Pitt community can build.
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Alum Carl Redwood is Thomas Merton Center's New Person of the Year

Carl Redwood (MSW ’87) has been named the Thomas Merton Center's New Person of the Year, an award which recognizes local social...