Learn More Series: History of Treatment of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities with Dr. Michael Wehmeyer

For this Learn More Series keynote speaker event, Dr. Michael L. Wehmeyer joins us from The University of Kansas Department of Special Education to give a longitudinal view of the history of the treatment of people with intellectual disabilities. This event was originally hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Dr. Wehmeyer was introduced by Oscar […]

Signs of Resistance: Disability Cultural History with Judy Heumann

In this first Learn More Series event of the 2021-2022 academic year, we hear from internationally recognized disability rights leader Judy Heumann. During this virtual fireside chat, Heumann is in conversation with Dr. Swati Rani, College of Arts & Sciences, to learn about her amazing story, trail-blazing activism, and what we might change at BU […]

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BU D&I Launches Three New Grants

August 23, 2021 — To support ongoing learning, capacity building, and community, Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) has launched three new grants totaling $30,000 in dispersible funds centered around the signature Learn More Series program. The Learn More Programming Grants provide up to $3,000 to students, staff, and faculty to host programs that dive deeper into the Learn More […]