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

Faculty Events Staff Events

Talk "Blackness as Disability: What Exactly is Special about Special Education for the Black Student? "

Day: Thursday Jul 18th Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Room 250 + Zoom
University Calendar Workshops, Presentations & Conferences Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Alumni Events Professional Development Faculty Events Staff Events

Reading the Room: Determining Students’ Responsiveness to Instruction for Interventions

Day: Tuesday Jul 23rd Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Virtual

PhD in Counseling & Applied Human Development Q&A Session

Day: Wednesday Aug 14th Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Alumni Events

BU Alumni Weekend, Sept 26-28

Day: Thursday Sep 26th Time: All Day
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2023 BU Wheelock Magazine cover showcasing Anthony Jack with a headline reading "College is for Everybody"


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