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 […]
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 […]
After more than a year of virtual work, employers are making plans to get back to the physical workplace. That has many workers worrying about the return of microaggressions and bias, too.
The Boston Globe: “For Asian Americans, heart-to-heart talks about painful issues like racism can bridge the generation gap”
As Asian Americans reexamine their nebulous position in the country’s racial hierarchy, in which they are cast either as “model minorities” or “perpetual foreigners,” second-generation children such as Wang are breaking a long tradition of silence with their parents about subjects they never dared to broach before: race, racism, and identity.
June 28, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) seeks to hire a new Director of Programs to join the team. The Director of Programs will assist BU D&I in aligning the University’s stated values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion to its policies, practices, structures, climate, and culture. The Director will play an […]
The trial of Derek Chauvin over the murder of George Floyd can be seen as a proxy for the larger history of police in the United States brutalizing and killing Black people disproportionately and often with total impunity. A panel of BU scholars representing the Schools of Law and Public Health discussed the implications of the […]
At 11, Kim Janey was bused into a neighborhood where Black students were pelted with rocks. As acting mayor, she hopes to help Boston step out of the shadow of that era.
First Black woman to graduate from a US medical school will be recognized with weeklong MED Symposia.
BU researcher Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon is working on a digital health tool that provides healthcare support earlier—even before conception.
“The black family has been a topic of study in many disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts and film studies, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. Its representation, identity, and diversity have been reverenced, stereotyped, and vilified from the days of slavery to our own time.”