BSOS SRI, McNair Summer Scholars, and SPHL Advance and UMSTAR students at Baltimore Inner Harbor

Mission, Principals and Leadership

Learn more about our commitment to diversity and about the value we place on all members of our community. Review BSOS’s guiding diversity principles. Meet the leaders at the University and at BSOS who guide our diversity efforts.


Diversity Resources

Learn more about the success of our diversity efforts and get an overview of the resources available to our community members.

SRI mentor and student

Summer Research Initiative

Established in 1999, the Summer Research Initiative (SRI) is part of the College’s longstanding commitment to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities who pursue graduate degrees in the social, behavioral and economic sciences.<

SRI student

Featured Profiles

Meet just a few of our diverse and accomplished faculty, students and alumni, who have distinguished themselves through their work and through their commitment to making a positive impact in their communities and at the University of Maryland.