Human Health Is Suffering Because of Climate Change
Public health experts at BU and Harvard are teaming up to diversify and expand the global network of climate and health researchers to reach better solutions.
CDC’s Rochelle Walensky Visits BU’s School of Public Health
Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reflects on agency’s pandemic mistakes and successes.
How Will Anti-Trans Laws Impact Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth Mental Health?
As states ban gender-affirming care and participation in sports, BU study finds more than half of trans and gender-diverse kids report depression and self-harm—but that peer and school supports can help.
Climate Change Is Threatening the Mystic River Watershed — Can It Be Saved?
Researchers at BU’s School of Public Health use geospatial data and mapping tools to support community climate resilience efforts.
BU Researchers Join $100 Million Effort to Fight Future Deadly Pathogens
Scientists from NEIDL and medical and dental schools part of Howard Hughes Medical Institute push to get ahead of pandemics like COVID-19.
50 Years After Roe v. Wade, What Do the Next 50 Years Look Like?
Scholars, lawyers, and public health officials from across the country gathered at BU Thursday to discuss what’s coming next.
Q&A: BU Deaf Student on the Impact of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
Anna Lim, a Wheelock doctoral student, talks about accessibility and healthcare equity in the hearing-impaired community.
NEIDL Researchers Discover New SARS-CoV-2 Weak Spot—Which Could Inspire Improved Vaccines
Nature publishes BU-led COVID study that made international headlines; scientists find viral protein called NSP6, not just spike, responsible for making Omicron less dangerous than past variants.
A Most Unusual School Year
In mid-March 2020, as COVID-19 began to spread exponentially throughout the country, school doors across Massachusetts suddenly closed, creating disruptions and uncertainty for both teachers and students.
Climate Change Battle Must Include Environmental Justice
Senator Ed Markey (Hon.’04) touts $60B in government funding at BU Center for Antiracist Research Symposium.