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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.

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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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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.

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Diversity Resources

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