Category: News

Spring 2023 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 […]

URBAN Trainees Draw Inspiration and Share their Passion for Advancing and Supporting Diversity in STEM by Attending the 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Conference

From October 27th to 29th, URBAN Trainees Katie Atherton, Maria Ingersoll, and Lucila Bloemendaal represented Boston University and the URBAN Program at the 2022 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  We recently sat down with Katie, Maria and Lucila to discuss their experience at the conference. Keep reading […]

Thank You and Goodbye, Evan!

As some of you may know, Evan Kuras who has been our Program Manager for the past 3 years completed his time with the URBAN team at the end of September. Since then, Evan has started as a full-time Evaluation Consultant with MXM Research Group, a consulting firm that advances social impact through evaluation, strategy, […]

Welcome To URBAN’s New Program Manager

On October 3rd, we announced the hiring of our new Program Manager, Heather Ho. A graduate of Dartmouth College, a recent graduate of the Boston University School of Social Work, and a student at the Boston University School of Public Health, Heather has spent the past few years partnering with various communities in Massachusetts to […]

Join our team as BU URBAN Program Manager

BU URBAN is pleased to announce an opportunity that fuses creativity and leadership at the interface of graduate education, science, urban governance, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. The position is described below and on BU’s Human Resources site, here. This is a full-time position located in Boston, MA, listed as Salary Grade 48. This position […]

Note from the Program Manager

July 28, 2022 Dear BU URBAN Community, It is with a heavy heart that I announce my departure from Boston University and the BU URBAN Program. My last day will be September 22, 2022. It has been an incredible honor working with and for all of you, and in particular our inspiring and passionate URBAN […]