Category: Events

BU PhD Student Urbanists Networking Social

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time: 6:00-8:00 PM ET Location: Dahod Family Alumni Center (BU Castle), 225 Bay State Road The Initiative on Cities is hosting a networking event for Boston University PhD Student Urbanists on Thursday, February 2nd at 6:00 PM ET at the BU Castle. This is an opportunity to socialize with fellow […]

A Reckoning in Boston: Film Screening & Discussion

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 29th, 5-7:30pm ET [Film Screening: 5-6:30pm; Panel Discussion: 6:30-7:30pm] Location: Leventhal Center Auditorium, 233 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215 Register Join us for a screening of “A Reckoning in Boston,” a film that explores the historical impacts of multi-faceted layers of interpersonal and structural racism on Black Bostonians and the […]

Research To Action: Local Government Partnerships

Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:00–6:00pm E The BU Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Community Engagement Program is hosting a panel discussion to explore how researchers can partner with local government to engage residents, build trust, and inform policy. Katharine Lusk, Co-Director of the Initiative on Cities (IOC), will moderate a discussion with: Taylor Cain […]

Experiential Learning for Social Impact Summit

Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:00am–3:30pm 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor, Metcalf Trustee Center Ballroom Open to current members of the BU community Experiential learning continues to grow as a hallmark of a Boston University education, via both new and longstanding programs across our many schools, colleges, and centers. This day-long summit will bring together BU […]

How Mayors are Tackling the Racial Wealth Gap

Thursday, April 14, 2022 12pm ET Virtual Event The racial wealth gap is wider for Black and Latinx families compared to White families than for any other racial identifications. Nationwide, this problem persists across a variety of assets, including housing, businesses, and retirement accounts. The Boston University Initiative on Cities’ 2021 Menino Survey of Mayors report on […]