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Did You Know? Mark Gianino & the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Recently, BUSSW has been speaking with members of our school community to explore their “hidden talents.” So, when we learned that Clinical Associate Professor Mark Gianino sings with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus (TFC) in his “free” time, we had to know more. Professor Gianino joined the renowned Tanglewood Festival Chorus in 1996, bringing with him […]

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 […]

Downsizing the Home: Dr. Gail Steketee Shares Her Insights on Hoarding

BUSSW’s Dean Gail Steketee discusses the difference between clutter and hoarding in her assessment of the emotional connections to items.  She is highly esteemed in her field.  Her work highlights her expertise in obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders.  She co-authored the book, Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, and the first edited scholarly volume on […]

BUSSW’s Professor Tom Byrne and Colleagues Named One of the Five Finalists of the Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize

‪   BUSSW’s Professor Tom Byrne and his colleagues were named as one of five finalists of the University of Chicago Press Social Service Review’s Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for “The Relationship between Community Investment in Permanent Supportive Housing and Chronic Homelessness.”