Ploughshares to Publish Short Story by Prof. Emerita Janice Furlong 

The short story “Back-Up Mom” by Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) Clinical Professor Emerita Janice Furlong will be published in the Summer 2024 issue of Ploughshares, a prominent literary journal described by The New York Times as “the Triton among minnows.”  Furlong’s burgeoning literary success follows an extensive and celebrated career as a […]

Katie Hale (MSW’24), Maria Torres Arpi Pous (MSW’25, M.Ed’25), and Anna G. Stevens (MSW’25, MPH’26)

BUSSW Students Promote Meaningful Connections with a New Student-to-Student Mentoring Program “PUMP”

The particular challenges of navigating a new graduate program are often best understood by students themselves. Three MSW students at Boston University School of Social Work’s Boston campus (BUSSW) used their personal experiences to create the Peer University Mentoring Program (PUMP), a student-led pilot initiative that provides practical guidance, emotional support, and networking opportunities to […]

the exterior of Boston University School of Social Work – Charles River Campus

New Directors for Career Services/Alumni Relations & Student Services Join BUSSW 

This summer, Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) welcomes two new directors to its administrative team: Dana Benton as director of career services and alumni/external relations, and Junior Peña as director of student services for the Charles River Campus.  Dana Benton steps into a newly created position initiated by Dean Barbara Jones that serves […]