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Boston College School of Social Work

Issues + Evidence

Professor Ruth McRoy of the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
An Inclusive Perspective

Ruth McRoy, Donahue/DiFelice Endowed Professor of Social Work, is recognized for her groundbreaking and innovative research in the areas of child welfare, adoption, and diversity.  more »

From Research to Outreach

For renowned scholar and School of Social Work professor Margaret Lombe, social work research is only as good as the lives it saves.  more »

Students at the Policy Poster Session at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work.
Policy Poster Showcase

Each year, the graduating class from the Boston College School of Social Work presents posters on diverse policy topics.  more »

The Helping Hand of Research

In the wake of a catastrophic disaster, former Professor Karen Kayser and her School of Social Work students saw an opportunity for fundamental change.  more »

Introducing the Flexible Retirement

The Center on Aging & Work at the School of Social Work is rewriting the definition of work life balance for the 21st century.  more »

Transforming Bureaucracies to Fit Client Needs

For 25 years, Professor Kevin Mahoney of the School of Social Work has fought to improve the lives of elderly Americans, and people with disabilities, and their caregivers, rewriting the rules of Medicaid in the process.  more »