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! 

Recap of the Fall 2022 URBAN Annual Symposium

By Aiganysh UlanovaNovember 28th, 2022in Event

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

By BU URBAN Graduate ProgramNovember 17th, 2022in Blog, Event, News

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

Thank You and Goodbye, Evan!

By BU URBAN Graduate ProgramOctober 20th, 2022in Blog, News

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

Welcome To URBAN’s New Program Manager

By BU URBAN Graduate ProgramOctober 20th, 2022in Blog, News

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

Fall 2022 Research and Travel Awards

By Aiganysh UlanovaSeptember 8th, 2022in 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... More