Category: Students

Category: Students

Leading the Charge: The $7 Million Story of BU’s Hybrid Teaching Transition

(8/26/2020, BU Today)  Karen Jacobs, a remote teaching coordinator for Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, says RTCs tapped the resources at DL&I’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), shared their knowledge, and passed on what they learned to their own faculties. Jacobs (Sargent’79), a Sargent clinical professor, associate dean for digital learning and […]

Fall 2020 Compliance Essentials

Are you aware of our new Fall 2020 University compliance items? Below is a quick checklist with essentials to get you in the know and ready for fall.

Postdoc Awarded NIDILRR Switzer Fellowship to Study Inclusion, LGBTQIA+ Adults with Autism

Postdoctoral Associate Elizabeth Schmidt was awarded a Switzer Fellowship from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) for her project “Understanding Sexuality and Community Participation in Adults on the Autism Spectrum.” Switzer Research Fellowships support highly qualified individuals, including those with disabilities, to conduct high quality research on the rehabilitation of individuals […]

Message from Dean Moore: “We Stand in Solidarity”

Dear Sargent Community, In these most troubled days, we awaken under the weight of a virus that restricts almost every aspect of our daily lives, and, as Americans have on every morning for the last 400 years, to a culture founded upon, and imbued with, systemic racism. Against the backdrop of COVID-19 and jarring images […]

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences PhD Candidate Defne Abur Awarded NIH Grant

Defne Abur, a Sargent College PhD candidate in Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences and graduate student fellow at BU’s Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIH/NIDCD) for her work “motor phenotypes of Parkinson’s disease (postural instability […]

Occupational Therapy Student Named Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has named doctor of occupational therapy student Marial Williams a 2020 Graduate Summer Fellow. Williams will study the intersections of music and public health in relation to communicable diseases. Beginning May 2, Pardee’s Graduate Summer Fellows will spend 10 weeks developing research papers to […]

Student POV: “What Will We Choose to Value in Light of COVID-19?”

(4/21/2020, BU Today) “Despite the unprecedented nature of the current COVID-19 relief packages, more still needs to be done to address the issues caused by the pandemic. Instead of addressing the social determinants of health and preparing for the next public health crisis, the bill works only to mitigate the impact of this crisis. Therefore, […]

To the Sargent College Class of 2020…

To the Sargent College graduating class of 2020, a huge congratulations from our faculty and staff in this video produced by the Sargent College Student Government! “On behalf of all of our Sargent Student Government officers, we want to congratulate the Class of 2020 on four years of hard work and dedication. Though this is […]

Post-Professional OTD Student Publishes on Ventricular Assist Devices, OTs Role

Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy student Natasha Chandra used her Practicum in Social Policy & Disability to highlight occupational therapy’s important role in helping patients with Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs). VADs are a surgically implanted heart pump with internal and external equipment to assist the heart in pumping blood throughout the body. During Chandra’s practicum, […]

Student Puts her Passion for Sewing to Use, Making Masks for Healthcare Workers

(4/11/20, BU Today)  Laura Stursberg (Sargent’21) is putting her considerable sewing skills to work helping in the battle against COVID-19. When BU moved all spring classes to remote learning, she returned to her family home. She began seeing local news stories about healthcare workers being forced to store their one-time-use disposable surgical masks in paper bags […]