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Summer Research Initiative

The Summer Research Initiative (SRI) is part of the College's commitment to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing graduate degrees in social, behavioral and economic sciences.

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BSOS TerrapinSTRONG Together

TerrapinSTRONG affirms our campus mission, culture, and values as a diverse, united, proud, thoughtful, inclusive, accountable, and empowered community that works to positively impact our globally-connected society.

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Priority: Anti-Black Racism

In the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, we are committed to investigating, discussing, and taking action to recognize and to prevent anti-Black racism and violence, as well as structural racism. We are especially focused on research and action related to social policies and reforms.

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Mission, Principles, 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.