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 […]
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
BU Today: “2021 Diversity & Inclusion’s Learn More Series Focuses on Disability and Impact of Ableism”
Thanks to the lifelong advocacy work of Judith Heumann, standards of accessibility, and the civil rights of any person who is or will become disabled, are protected under US federal law.
Turmoil at ESPN is a reminder that there’s a chasm between what some white people say and how they really feel about equity and inclusion.
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.
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.
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 […]