Human Potential Transformed

At Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are changing society through action. Our academic programs prepare professionals who dismantle systemic barriers and create positive change for all children and families.

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Where Research Becomes Action

Innovative, relevant, and timely research. Strong, authentic partnerships. BU Wheelock is home to outstanding researchers whose work is having an impact at Boston University and beyond. We work with our community partners to use that knowledge to address the challenges they face. And our graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to engage in and learn from these partnerships.

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By the Numbers

58 K+

Alumni worldwide

60 %

of all applicants were offered a scholarship over the last two years

$ 17.8 M

in external research funds awarded in 2022


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Catalysts for Change

BU Wheelock faculty, staff, students, and alumni write about some of the issues and challenges they care about most. Read our blog to learn more about their perspectives, research findings, and opinions on emerging trends, issues, and developments within their fields.

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Upcoming Events

Student Events Faculty Events Staff Events

Research talk "Building Human and Organizational Capacity for Science Educational Reform"

Day: Wednesday Dec 6th Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm WED, 2 Silber Way (Room 250)

Graduate Admissions Office Hours (Virtual)

Day: Wednesday Dec 6th Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Zoom
Faculty Events Staff Events

BU Wheelock SPACE Office Partnership Celebration

Day: Wednesday Dec 6th Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm Kilachand CILSE, 610 Commonwealth Ave (Eichenbaum Colloquium Room 101)
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HD 265 Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations

Day: Friday Dec 8th Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm WED, 2 Silber Way (Lobby)
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2023 BU Wheelock Magazine cover showcasing Anthony Jack with a headline reading "College is for Everybody"


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