Boston College and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) have co-signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore partnerships in research, project development, coursework, and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.
The team was charged with learning more about the growing population of NiNis in Chile’s capital city, a term that refers to young Chileans in Santiago who are neither pursuing opportunities in higher education, nor at work (ni estudia, ni trabaja in Spanish).
Ashlen Nimmo, ’16, recently completed her 10-month international development fellowship in Abuja, Nigeria, while Maya Perlmann, ’17, will embark upon her work in Cairo, Egypt this coming August.
This semester, Innovate@BCSW is following the experiences of four BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This video diary and blog post comes from Krystalbella Murnane-Victorelli, who is working at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
The group is working on a project to create specific measureable indicators related to the sustainable development goals outlined during the UN’s conference on housing and urban development called Habitat III.
In this Q&A with Innovate, new BCSSW Dean Gautam N. Yadama discusses why he decided to come to Boston College at this stage in his career, his hopes for the continued success and growth of the school, and his philosophies on education and leadership.
A new arrival to BCSSW this fall, the professor of macro practice is a respected researcher, educator, and mentor who is focused on understanding and improving the life chances of poor women and children around the world.
Assistant Professor Scott Easton and PhD alumna Najwa Safadi are spanning the distance between Boston and Abu Dies in order to build interventions to help professionals in this war-torn region to practice better self-care.
Aakanksha Sinha is a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Human Development in New Delhi, India where she is the lead investigator on two projects studying nutrition and children in that country.
The research for Leia Saltzman’s dissertation was conducted at The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma at Herzog Hospital in Jerusalem. She has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship to work on an extension of this research and will return to Israel this coming fall.