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Prof. Spencer Joins Rep. Ayanna Pressley at Big Sister Roundtable Event

Professor Renée Spencer of BU School of Social Work (BUSSW) participated in a recent roundtable discussion to celebrate new funding secured by Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley for the Big Sister Association (BSA) of Greater Boston. The discussion focused on how the funding will provide much needed support for Big Sister’s... More

US News & World Report: Prof. Lombe Shares Expertise on Food Insecurity

Food prices increased significantly just as pandemic-era benefits, like extra money from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), came to an end. As a result, many families are struggling to afford food. Prof. Margaret Lombe at BU School of Social Work told US News & World Report that “it is... More

BU Today: Prof. Copeland Leads Antiracist Curricula Fellowship Program for BU Faculty

In an article looking inside Boston University’s new Antiracism Curricula Fellowship Program, BU Today spoke with program lead Phillipe Copeland, PhD, a clinical associate professor at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) and assistant director of narrative for the BU Center for Antiracist Research. Excerpt from “New Fellowship Program Aims... More

Medical News Today: Prof. Miller on Food Insufficiency & Cognitive Decline

In an article by Medical News Today, Daniel P. Miller, an associate professor at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW), weighs in on a recent study about the relationship between food insufficiency and cognitive decline among older adults. The study found that food insufficiency among older adults was linked to... More

Word in Black: Prof. Copeland Discusses Race Bending & White Replacement Theory

As more entertainment programs cast actors of color in roles that were previously white-depicted fictional characters, a practice commonly known as “race bending,” debate has grown around whether this practice is anti-white. BU School of Social Work Prof. Phillipe Copeland wrote an op-ed for Word in Black explaining the ties... More