Author: Aiganysh Ulanova

Recap of the Fall 2022 URBAN Annual Symposium

On November 4th, we hosted our Fall 2022 URBAN Annual Symposium in the Biology Research Building. A huge hank you to all those who helped organize the event! Here’s a short summary of what the event consisted of: Welcoming Remarks & Overview of BU URBAN Pam Templer, Director of URBAN, gave a brief overview of […]

Fall 2022 Research and Travel Awards

We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for all BU URBAN Trainees that supports research or participation in conferences, meetings, or symposia (referred to hereafter as “conferences”). All trainees are encouraged to apply. Trainees who participate regularly in program activities will be prioritized for funding. Research Awards are made in support of interdisciplinary research that spans both Biogeoscience and Environmental Health in urban systems. We encourage proposals […]

Thinking About Positionality: A Discussion with URBAN Trainees

Our Impact Intern, Aika Ulanova, recently sat down with URBAN trainees Kathryn Rodgers and Alina McIntyre to moderate a discussion on the concept of positionality in the workplace from various perspectives. Positionality is the idea that our personal views, values, identities, and social context shape how we view ourselves in the world and how the […]

Q&A with Trainee Yasmin Romitti

Yasmin Romitti is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth & Environment and a trainee in the BU URBAN Program. Her research focuses on the nexus of climate impacts, energy, and health. Yasmin has a B.S. from Boston University and an M.A. from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. On June 9th, 2022 Yasmin was […]

URBAN UPDATE: May 18, 2022

Congressional Briefing on June 9 + dissertation defenses happening during the summer! Read our latest UBRAN UPDATE newsletter here to find out more!