Activists have described it as civil rights whiplash: Despite all of the progress in LGBTQIA+ rights, visibility, and acceptance in this new century, a wave of transphobia and homophobia is sweeping the nation. This year alone, more than 200 pieces of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation have been introduced in 36 states, the majority targeting trans and nonbinary […]
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: “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.
How San Diego State University has increased its Black faculty members by 12 since the summer of George Floyd protests.
Why America’s Colleges Have Always Been Unequal — and How to Set Them Right
The New York Times: “We Disagree on a Lot of Things. Except the Danger of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws.”
What is the purpose of a liberal education? This is the question at the heart of a bitter debate that has been roiling the nation for months.
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 […]
Monday’s order denying review in the case means Gavin Grimm’s victory in the lower courts remains intact.
Seven BU Academic Departments Will Support Underrepresented, Early-Career Scholars On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Boston University Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) announced the seven departmental recipients of Emerging Scholars Program funds in the 2021-2022 academic year (listed alphabetically): The Department of Anthropology, two Emerging Scholars Programs (College of Arts and Sciences) The Department of Biology […]