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Associate Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm Discussed AWARE Study on VATV

On September 10, 2014, Boston University School of Social Work Associate Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm, PhD, appeared on VATV: Vietnamese American Initiative for Development. Hahm discussed her new study titled Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE), which is part of the Asian-American Women’s Health Initiative Project. VATV is... More

BUSSW to Host Idealist Grad Fair on September 29

The Boston University School of Social Work will host the Boston Idealist Grad Fair on September 29, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215. The free event connects perspective students with graduate school programs in the social impact... More

Students Provide Tips and Insights in New BUSSW Video

BUSSW is more than a school, it is a tight-knit community. That's why this year BUSSW students were eager to offer insights and tips to their incoming BUSSW colleagues. Do you have any other insights for BUSSW students? Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, or Youtube and let us know!

Associate Professor Donna McLaughlin Invited to Join the Wiley Deltak Faculty Fellows Program

In September, 2014, Associate Professor and Group Work Specialization Program Coordinator Donna McLaughlin was invited to join the The Wiley Deltak Faculty Fellows Program. The program recognizes a small group of distinguished educators from Wiley’s partnered online programs. During the two-year term, Fellows will learn from like-minded educators and share... More

BUSSSW Alumni Eugene Dawson (SSW ’66) Awarded Presidential Leadership Award for Distinguished Service by the Colorado Gerontological Society

The Colorado Gerontological Society awarded Eugene “Gene” Dawson (SSW ’66) the first Presidential Leadership Award for Distinguished Service at its annual “Salute to Seniors” Ceremony in May. The award is now titled the Eugene Dawson Presidential Leadership Award, honoring Dawson’s years of service. It will be awarded annually to esteemed recipients... More

Assistant Professor Guillermo Ernest Gonzales Awarded Peter Paul Professorship at Boston University

Boston University School of Social Work Assistant Professor, Guillermo Ernest Gonzales, PhD, has been awarded a highly competitive Peter Paul Professorship at Boston University. The Professorship includes a three-year award of funds and a teaching load reduction to support Gonzales’ research goals. Deans and department heads nominate candidates annually, and... More

Dr. Mark Gianino Appointed to the Board of Registration of Social Workers

BUSSW Clinical Associate Professor Mark Gianino, PhD has been appointed to the Board of Registration of Social Workers, effective August 2014. The Board of Registration of Social Workers protects the public by regulating the practice of social work in Massachusetts. Responsibilities include conducting examinations, licensing qualified individuals, determining eligibility for admission... More

Faculty Search: Half-Time Lecturer Boston University School of Social Work

The Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) is committed to educating professional social workers who will become leaders in a complex, diverse and multicultural society, through the highest quality of teaching, scholarship, research, practice and political action. BUSSW seeks to hire a Half-Time Lecturer for our Charles River and off-campus... More

Faculty Search: African American Studies Program at Boston University-Tenured Endowed Chair

The African American Studies Program at Boston University invites applications for the George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies, with a joint appointment at the tenured full professor level in any of the discipline(s) of Anthropology, Biology, Earth & Environment, Economics, English, History, History of Art & Architecture, Philosophy, Political... More

Faculty Search: African American Studies Program at Boston University-Assistant Professor

The African American Studies Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position, beginning July 2015, pending Provost approval. We seek a colleague suitable for joint appointment in any of the discipline(s) of Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, or Social Work whose research and teaching focus on the African American experience, More