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.
Clinic helps vulnerable people from around the world fleeing religious and political persecution, gang violence, civil war, and climate-driven disasters
Last week, 275 BU students and chaperones fanned out across the country, to Puerto Rico, and to Montreal for Alternative Spring Breaks, the annual week of service where students volunteer with local nonprofits. This year, students worked on projects ranging from environmental reform and public health to immigrant and refugee services and food justice. Along […]
ENG students, researcher apply engineering skills to real-life problems There are nearly one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and about 350,000 of them make their temporary home in the Bekaa Valley. Just outside Zahle, the valley’s largest city, tens of thousands live in shelters made of wood, plastic sheets, and corrugated iron. Photo courtesy Helen […]