BC Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing first got to know Boston Mayor Tom Menino back in 2007, when she served as president of Catholic Charities. When she learned of the Mayor’s death yesterday following a bout with cancer, she was shocked at how “deeply, deeply sad I was.”
By Ian Witherby Earlier this month, The New York Times published an editorial by Andy Harris, a physician concerned about the lack of National Institutes of Health funding flowing to young and innovative researchers. Dr. Harris cautioned that too many new and unproven ideas go unfunded to society’s detriment.
Michael Devon Powell (MSW ’14) was recently named as an inaugural Women’s Leadership Fellow for the administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
This weekend, Boston College Social Work Dean Alberto Godenzi proposed a suggestion for how the National Football League (NFL) can take an “unequivocal stance on domestic violence,” in an Op Ed for the Boston Globe.
Liz Nahar (MSW & MBA ’97) is the Director of Sustainability for ChildObesity180, a childhood obesity prevention organization at Tufts University, where she focuses on fundraising, strategic planning, and partnership development.
Boston College School of Social Work Assistant Professor Scott Easton has been awarded $156,500 from the National Institute on Aging to study male survivors of child sexual abuse, a vulnerable, often isolated, and vastly underserved population that is in serious need of practical support and interventions.
This summer, 13 Boston College Social Work graduate students toured four Italian cities as part of a course designed to tackle the challenges of immigrant integration.