Tag: education

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 space. Attendees have the opportunity […]

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 students at Daybreak Day Camp […]

IGSW Is Now the Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research at Boston University

New Name, Expanded Focus, Same Commitment October 30, 2012. (Boston, Mass.)—The Institute for Geriatric Social Work is changing its name and expanding its focus, the organization recently announced. IGSW will now be known as the Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research at Boston University, dedicated to strengthening the skills of those serving older […]

A War Against Knowledge: “Education Under Fire” Comes to BU

Were you ever afraid to walk to class? Did you ever feel scared while reading a textbook? Have you ever had to carefully select your friends and colleagues out of fear of persecution or, in some cases, imprisonment or death? If you haven’t, you should consider yourself lucky. “Those were the freedoms we did not […]