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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In the Media

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Upcoming Events

Research talk "Artistic Vision: Interactive Computational Guidance for Developing Expertise"

Day: Monday Apr 22nd Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm CDS, Room 1646, 665 Commonwealth Ave

BU Wheelock Brown Bag Lunch

Day: Tuesday Apr 23rd Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm WED Room 423, 2 Silber Way
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Wheelock Reads 2024

Day: Tuesday Apr 23rd Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm WED, Room 130, 2 Silber Way

Research talk "MPowering Teachers: Using Natural Language Processing to Measure and Improve Teaching Effectiveness"

Day: Wednesday Apr 24th Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm CDS, Room 1750, 665 Commonwealth Ave
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2023 BU Wheelock Magazine cover showcasing Anthony Jack with a headline reading "College is for Everybody"


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