How to Help Kids Become Better Readers
BU researchers identify solutions to improve reading and literacy skills and help children struggling with reading.
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.
Closing the Literacy Gap
Hank Fien and BU’s National Center on Improving Literacy are on a mission to cultivate a generation of readers.
As Book Bans Increase Across the Country, a BU Scholar is Fighting Back
Wheelock’s Christina Dobbs is providing teachers with ammunition to continue teaching controversial titles.
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.
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.
“This Is My Stepping-stone.” 553 BU First-Generation Students Welcomed into Honor Society
BU Newbury Center ceremony celebrates inaugural members, their determination, contributions blazing new trails Meet six first-generation college students at Boston University and hear their stories. They were among 553 students, faculty, and staff inducted April 26 as the inaugural members of BU’s Alpha Alpha Alpha honor society for first-gen students. They didn’t grow up assuming […]
New Wheelock Educational Policy Center Will Put Research in the Hands of Policymakers, Drive National Conversations
Aim: improving educational outcomes for historically marginalized students Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development is taking another big step forward, one that expands the cross-discipline collaborations that began with the 2018 merger of Wheelock College and Boston University. The college recently launched the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC), an interdisciplinary hub for […]
Meet the Newly Promoted Charles River Campus Professors
Faculty from CAS, CFA, ENG, LAW, Pardee, Questrom, Sargent, SSW, STH, Wheelock The recently promoted BU faculty on the Charles River Campus “are having demonstrable impact in their disciplines and excelling as teachers in our classrooms and laboratories,” says Jean Morrison, University provost. Photo by Cydney Scott. Nearly three dozen faculty on the BU Charles […]
BU Advances in US News Best Graduate School Rankings
SPH, ENG, and Wheelock post gains Graduate schools on BU’s three campuses advanced in the most recent US News rankings. Photo by Cydney Scott. Several BU schools and programs moved up in US News & World Report’s just-released 2020 rankings of the country’s best graduate schools. The School of Public Health jumped two notches from […]