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.
Mix Religion and Politics? For these STH Alums, You Bet
A divine calling leads STH alums into public service, from advising a congresswoman to advocating for the environment.
US Mayors Address the Climate Crisis in New Report from BU’s Initiative on Cities
2022 Menino Survey of Mayors finds city leaders are eager to invest in electric vehicles, less likely to restrict fossil fuels use.
Why Veterans Remain at Greater Risk of Homelessness
One way to stand up for former service personnel is to advocate for more affordable housing, says BU researcher.
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.
How Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks May Stifle Creativity and Progress
Intellectual property scholar Jessica Silbey argues laws haven’t kept pace with the digital era and are enriching individuals and corporations at the expense of society, equality, and innovation.
BU’s Nahid Bhadelia Joins White House COVID-19 Response Team
Bhadelia, an infectious diseases physician and global leader in pandemic preparedness, named senior policy advisor for global COVID response.
America the Miserly: How Our Refugee System Fails Desperate People
With thousands fleeing Ukraine and millions still displaced by the Syrian civil war, a BU sociologist’s new book faults the United States, Canada, and Germany for letting down refugees.
Data Gaps for Race and Ethnicity Are Holding Back Antiracism Efforts, New Report Says
Ibram X. Kendi–led BU Center for Antiracist Research calls for new data standards to help confront racial inequities and injustice.
Building a Diverse, Strong Climate Workforce
Climate leaders from Boston University and around the country briefed Congressional staff on how they are working to train the next generation for careers solving the climate crisis.