School of Social Work

Larry E. Davis

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...

Engineering Professor Minking Chyu Appointed Distinguished Service Professor

In honor of Minking Chyu’s significant contributions to Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named him a Distinguished Service...
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Center’s Pitt Connections Run Deep

POWER House, a women’s recovery center with many ties to the University and alumni, honors Pitt’s David Hickton for his significant impact in the field of addiction.
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Pitt's John Wallace and Hashaam Jamil Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards

School of Social Work faculty member John Wallace and Pitt junior psychology and sociology major Hashaam Jamil were among the...

Idea Exchange Drives Community Engagement, Social Entrepreneurship

Vice Provost for Research Mark Redfern says "this is not something for just sociology and social work; this is something for the entire University to come together,” citing disciplines including pharmacy, engineering and biomedical informatics.