On May 18th, Kevin McCarthy graduated from the Boston College School of Social Work with an MSW, making him a proud Double Eagle. Kevin’s journey at BC, which began in the 1970s, has been long and winding, and has taken him from Chestnut Hill to Worcester and beyond.
In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at the Boston College School of Social Work, we discuss two papers from Assistant Professor Summer Hawkins on the effects of smoking on pregnant women and their babies.
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing continues to offer her unique perspective to some of the biggest stories taking place in the news – most recently, as a commentator on WBUR’s special coverage of the jury verdict for the sentencing phase of the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial.
This past December, Boston College School of Social Work Visiting Professor Maryanne Loughry joined Professor Westy Egmont to teach an innovative immigration course at the U.S./ Mexico border.
On May 1st, BC Social Work hosted its first ever Social Innovation Symposium, engaging well-respected community leaders with students, alumni, and other social work professionals. Organized and convened by current MSW students in partnership with faculty leadership at the Center for Social Innovation, the Symposium provided a forum for attendees to consider how they can…
Over the past couple of weeks, major publications from three different continents have highlighted the research of BCSSW Assistant Professor Rocio Calvo and her work on the Resilience in Survivors of Katrina (RISK) Project, an initiative led by noted Harvard sociologist Mary Waters.
George Williams, SJ, MSW ’97, is lucky enough to have found his dream job. His day-to-day, though, might not exactly correspond with the average person’s, or even the average social worker’s, vision of the sublime.