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What Is Juneteenth?

Andrea Taylor (COM’68), BU senior diversity officer, on the holiday’s origins and why it’s important to commemorate it now

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    How Sleep Is Impacted by Brain Circuitry and Aging

    BU biomedical engineer Laura Lewis wins Pew Fellowship in support of her unique studies on how the brain regulates sleep

    June 16, 2021
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    BU Study Abroad Programs Return

    London, Madrid, Paris, Washington, and LA among locations that will be up and running this fall

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    June 15, 2021
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  • Photo of Isaac Rajagopal (BUA’23) (from left), Chris Kolovos, BU Academy head of school, and Jasper Milstein (BUA’24), strolling down Comm Ave on a fall day. A few people walking are seen walking in the distance. Trees line the Ave and have green and yellow leaves.

    BU Academy Sees Admissions Boom

    Special atmosphere and BU COVID precautions credited for increase

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Cover for the Winter-Spring 2021 edition of Bostonia magazine. The issue is called "Rising Up" and the cover has a black and white photo of a student activist extending a pride flag behind her; the photo has been edited so the colors are shining through.

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Winter-Spring 2021

BU scientists Colleen Bove (from left), Hanny Rivera, Sarah Davies, and Wally Fulweiler join other collaborators in a new PLOS Biology piece arguing that career advancement in science needs to reward an expanded set of criteria—beyond citations and publishing record—including mentorship, science communication, and multicultural experience.
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Sexism and Racism in Science: How the Coronavirus Pandemic Exposed Everything

In peer-reviewed piece, 24 researchers argue it’s time for new policies that promote strong mentorship, diversity, and equity amongst scientific workforce

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