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: “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.

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 Seeks New Director of Programs

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 […]