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.
This year’s 25 winners include Ibram X. Kendi, who wrote “How to Be an Antiracist,” the poet Hanif Abdurraqib and the writer and curator Nicole Fleetwood. The awards come with prestige — and $625,000.
September 27, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) seeks a motivated, organized, and reliable Learning and Training – Facilitation Fellow to join the team in this inaugural role. The Fellow must be a current BU graduate, or professional student from any degree program. With mentorship and guidance from the BU D&I Learning and Training Director and BU D&I L&T Specialist, the successful candidate will primarily manage and facilitate training sessions and workshops for the BU’s […]
BU Today: “Meet Debbie Bazarsky, Inaugural Director of BU’s New LGBTQIA+ Center for Faculty & Staff”
Center’s programming, services, and events will bring together LGBTQIA+ colleagues from across the University
Why America’s Colleges Have Always Been Unequal — and How to Set Them Right
August 2, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) seeks a motivated, organized, and reliable Communications Fellow to join the team in this inaugural role. The Fellow must be a current BU undergraduate, graduate, or professional student from any degree program. With mentorship and guidance from the BU D&I Communications Manager, the successful […]
July 29, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) is now accepting proposals to host a spring 2022 semester Learn More Series program. The call for proposals closes on October 1, 2021. Acceptance notifications will be distributed October 15, 2021. The Learn More Series is an annual, year-long initiative that centers on a […]
July 15, 2021 — In fall 2019, The Office of the Provost announced the findings of a task force charged with recommending ways to improve the workplace experience of Boston University’s LGBTQIA+ faculty and staff. Among the core priorities put forth by the Task Force on LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff was the creation of a […]
How extremists are infiltrating — and fracturing — campus Republican groups.
In peer-reviewed piece, 24 researchers argue it’s time for new policies that promote strong mentorship, diversity, and equity amongst scientific workforce.