Roscoe Giles, Lifelong Advocate for STEM Diversity, Named AAAS Fellow

BU engineer recognized for his work in advancing diversity and inclusion in the field of computation Roscoe Giles, Boston University College of Engineering professor of electrical and computer engineering, has had a career marked by firsts. He was the first black student to earn a PhD in physics at Stanford University, he was the first […]

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Here’s How to Really Improve Gender Diversity in STEM Research

BU engineer and peers recommend formal policies that could level the playing field between men and women Boston University engineer Joyce Wong is a co-author on a new Science paper suggesting policies that could increase gender diversity in the STEM research workforce. Photo by Dave Green.   “Oh, that’s terrible, but that doesn’t happen here.” […]

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Noted Scholar of Inequality to Lead BU School of Law

Angela Onwuachi-Willig drawn by BU’s history of access and diversity Angela Onwuachi-Willig says she decided to leave top-ranked UC, Berkeley, School of Law to take the LAW deanship because of the University’s commitment to the causes and ideals she cares deeply about. Photo courtesy of Onwuachi-Willig. Angela Onwuachi-Willig, a renowned legal scholar and expert in […]

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Diversity in Science – Where I’m Coming From

Underrepresented voices in science offer unique perspectives Photo above provided by Jackie Ricciardi. SCIENCE, WHICH IS SUPPOSED TO INVESTIGATE the entirety of the physical and natural world, is missing something. So is engineering. According to a report issued last year by the National Science Foundation (NSF), blacks and Hispanics are underrepresented both as recipients of […]

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