Mosaics – Fall 2022

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Inside the issue



Maureen Hammett
Vice Dean/Chief of Staff

Sarah J. Watson
Associate Director of Communications

Jana Eisenberg
Contributing Editor/Writer

Design and Photography

Joseph Galanti (design)
IDesign Inc.

Dylan Buyskes (photography)
Onion Studio Inc.


Mosaics, the newsletter of the UB School of Social Work, is produced twice a year. October 2022. Volume 17, Number 1.

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