Whether it’s a Q & A spotlighting one of our trainees, hosting a panel at a Congressional Briefing, or discussing climate policy with experts and leaders in Washington D.C., we’ll keep you up to date on all things BU URBAN!
Dear BU URBAN Community, Welcome back! I hope that you had a restful Thanksgiving break. This time of the year, and especially on Giving Tuesday, we are invited to take stock of what we are grateful for, as well as to consider how we can do our part to nurture and sustain... More
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, More
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... More
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... More
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... More
We are thrilled to welcome 11 new trainees to BU URBAN this fall! Check out their bios below. To learn about all our current trainees, click here.
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... More
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... More
Hiring a new Program Manager, URBAN Research & Travel Awards, and End-of-Summer Picnic & Walk. To find out more, read the latest URBAN UPDATE Newsletter.