BU D&I Launches STARS Program Supporting Thriving, Achievement, Retention, & Success

April 29, 2022— BU Diversity & Inclusion (BU D&I) announced the launch of the BU D&I STARS program (Supporting Thriving, Achievement, Retention, & Success), a learning community of up to 20 early career BU faculty on the Charles River Campus who meet regularly throughout the academic year to engage in professional development, mentoring, wellness, and […]

Learn More Series: Why We Need Disability Justice with Haben Girma

For this Learn More Series keynote speaker event, Haben Girma, human rights lawyer and the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, joins Director of BU Disability & Access Services Lorre Wolfe for a fireside chat and audience Q&A about disability, ableism, and disability justice. Haben breaks down her definition of “trauma porn,” shares her […]

Vote Like Your Health Depends on It

If mismanagement of a pandemic, widespread corruption, impeachment, the end of government oversight and accountability, racism, the caging of immigrant children, abuse of the powers of the state, and continued voter suppression are not enough to decide your vote this election season, here are seven public health issues that might guide your thinking. The four […]

COVID-19, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: An Online Series

Over the course of June, BU Diversity & Inclusion hosted a series of virtual conversations that address broader societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of leading experts across multiple fields, our goal was to catalyze important new dialogue about inequities, challenges, and opportunities exposed by the virus. Mental Health and Race Social […]