You may have followed the debate over the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology, or (FIRST) Act, which is currently before the U.S. Congress. The proposed law would cut funding to research in the social sciences, and give politicians more say as to which projects are awarded federal monies.
The immigration crisis in the United States has reached heightened proportions over the past couple of months. Media accounts suggest that as many as 50,000 Central American children were brought into custody at the U.S./ Mexico border over the course of an eight-month period.
LIFTopolis is a unique event sponsored by LIFT, a non-profit organization devoted to establishing “a new standard for holistic and enduring solutions in our country’s fight against poverty.”
Excellent news for the Boston College School of Social Work’s International Doctoral Program in Social Welfare this month, as the school announced the renewal of its partnership with Santander Universities, a division of Santander Bank, N.A.
This June, leaders in the field of social work across academia, research, and practice convened at the 25th annual Network for Social Management Conference to discuss “Management in the Age of Innovation” at Simmons College in Boston.