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BUSSW Student Reginald Harris Quoted in Boston Globe Article

Reginald Harris (SSW ‘15) was quoted in Bella English’s article “Cambridge Nonprofit Offers Kids Summer Fun”  published in the Boston Globe on August 12, 2014. Harris, who is in his second year as a clinical social work student and part of the family therapy certificate program, spent his summer counseling... More

BUSSW Alumna Christina M. Ciociola Named Senior Vice President at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Effective July 28, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven named Boston University School of Social Work Alumna Christina M. Ciociola Senior Vice President for Grantmaking & Strategy. Ciociola graduated from BUSSW with a speciality in gerontology and received her MPH from Boston University School of Public Health with a... More

WBUR Profiles Dean Emeritus Hubie Jones, An Agent For Social Change in Boston

On June 24, 2014, Boston University School of Social Work Dean Emeritus Hubie Jones was honored by the Roxbury Multi-Service Center during its 50th anniversary gala. In commemoration of the occasion, WBUR’s Delores Handy profiled Jones and his continuous work in Boston. Growing up in the South Bronx in New York... More

Spring/Summer 2014 Edition of Currents Now Available!

The Spring/Summer 2014 edition of Currents is now available to read or download online. Here, you will learn about alumna Nadia P. Manzoor and her integration of art and social work in BURQ OFF!, Manzoor’s one-woman show. Those who missed the Third Annual Hubie Jones Lecture in Urban Health will... More

Mary Elizabeth Collins: Building a Sustained Commitment to Children

On June 25, VTDigger featured commentary by Boston University School of Social Work Professor and Department of Social Welfare Policy Chair Mary Elizabeth Collins, Ph. D. In the article, Collins discusses the need for a sustained commitment to children. “Protecting children and supporting families challenges each of our states’ child welfare... More

SSW Online Advisor Katharine Hobart Named Runner-Up in Global Programs’ 2014 Photo Contest

Faculty, staff and students submitted over 500 photos to Boston University Global Programs’ 2014 Photo Contest. A panel of eight judges chose winners based on a criteria of global engagement, composition and diversity. Katharine Hobart (SSW ’87), a regional advisor and faculty member for the School of Social Work’s Online... More

BUSSW 2014 Convocation Speech with City Year’s Michael Brown

“In a world of growing inequality, you are needed. You are needed more than ever,” convocation speaker Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, told the Boston University School of Social Work graduates on May 16, 2014. “You’ll soon realize that you are, in fact, running to something. You are... More

Associate Professor Jordana Muroff Quoted in Huffington Post Article

Boston University School of Social Work Associate Professor Jordana Muroff, Ph. D, was interviewed by The Huffington Post’s Carlin Florin for the article “8 Signs you Might Become a Hoarder.” Muroff notes that 80 percent of hoarders began by 18 and that the onset of hoarding begins, on average, at... More

BUSSW Class of 2013 Employment Statistics

Highlights of "2013 Graduates Employment Survey"

Dean and Professor Gail Steketee Quoted in Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Boston University School of Social Work Dean and Professor Gail Steketee, PhD, was recently interviewed for an article by Miranda Silva in Martha Stewart Living. “For the Love of Lightening Up” discusses the benefits of relinquishing goods while honoring happy memories. Steketee acknowledges the various reasons people decide to hold on... More