Seven BU Latinx Researchers Making a Difference
From social work to astronomy to the law, these leaders are pushing scientific and scholarly boundaries—and lifting up the next generation of Latinx academics.
Title IX Turns 50: It Changed Society—but Now It Must Go Further
In 1972, women comprised 15 percent of all student athletes, now it’s 44 percent, women were less than 10 percent of doctors and lawyers, today it’s more than 50 percent.
NASA Gives Boost to BU-led Effort to Model Solar System’s Protective Bubble
Space agency’s five-year grant supports research into the heliosphere and work to diversify space physics.
BU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy to Focus on Equity and Justice in the Climate Change Fight
Transitioning the world to sustainable energy without leaving marginalized communities behind is a top priority for new leadership team, including director Benjamin Sovacool.
12 Breakthroughs That Wowed Us in 2019
From climate science to fake news, these discoveries are sure to keep making waves in the next decade 2019 will go down in history as the year that an international team of researchers, including two BU astronomers, captured the first image of a black hole. Photo courtesy of Event Horizon Telescope. Still looking for a […]
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.” […]