Tag: alumni

Join BUSSW Alumna, Dr. Kristen Lee, for the BU webinar “Mindfulness in Today’s Changing World,” Friday, Nov. 30, 12-1pm (EST)

Dr. Lee, EdD, LICSW (SSW’00), lead faculty for Behavioral Science at Northeastern University, shares how we can use the science behind mindfulness to avoid the often mindless trappings of our modern world in this webinar from BU Educational Programs, Friday, Nov. 30 from 12-1PM.   From overcoming technology overload to perfectionism to deficit thinking, find out […]

Alumni Q&A: Susan Pullen (’90)

We recently caught up with Susan Pullen. Pullen earned her MSW at BUSSW in 1990. She is currently a Behavioral Health Clinician at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Pediatric Primary Care. What made you choose BU and social work? I was really drawn to the strong urban tradition of the school, and the focus on […]

Nadia P. Manzoor’s BURQ OFF! Featured on Broadway World

On December 2, 2014, Broadway World announced the premiere of BURQ OFF!, an autobiographical one-woman show written, produced and performed by BUSSW graduate Nadia P. Manzoor. BURQ OFF! features 21 different characters and navigates the complexities of life as a modern Muslim Woman in the West. “It’s through expression and sharing of our past that we are […]

BUSSW Alumnus Barry Shrage Featured in the Boston Globe

On November 30, 2014, Dan Adams of The Huffington Post published “Seven things you should know about Barry Shrage.” Shrage, the president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, has dramatically increased the organization’s assets since assuming management. Adams spoke to Shrage to learn more about his past, including his experience at the Boston University School of Social Work and […]