Diversity & Inclusion

BU D&I Progress Report 2017–2021

A lot has happened since BU D&I launched in 2017! We’re excited to share our first-ever BU D&I Progress Report tracing the growth and implementation of our events, programs, trainings, workshops, partnerships, and more.

Read BU D&I’s first-ever Progress Report 2017–2021

Diversity & Inclusion Events

We believe in commas, not periods. From lunch lectures to workshops to seminars, our aim is to keep the conversation going. Each year, we pick a central theme, such as race or class, and build programming around it.

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From groundbreaking research to student innovators to alums making their mark in the world, something is always happening in the BU community.

Call for Proposals Now Open: 2022-23 Emerging Scholars Program

November 1, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion's (BU D&I) Emerging Scholars Program is now open for applications from BU academic departments for the 2022-23 academic year. Through the Emerging Scholars program, we seek to normalize the inclusion within our schools/colleges and departments of people who are underrepresented in the academy, including scholars from underrepresented […]

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BU Today: “D&I Learn More Series: History of Treatment of People with Intellectual Disabilities”

According to Michael L. Wehmeyer, University of Kansas Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor and chair of special education and an expert on education and supporting youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the fight to create support systems, accommodations, and self-advocacy for such people has changed significantly from the 1800s to today.

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