GRI Researcher Blog: Higher Education as Critical Infrastructure
“As economic anchors and vehicles for social mobility, institutions of higher education should be acknowledged as critical infrastructure.”
President Biden recently announced a $2 trillion plan to develop the nation’s infrastructure. In the latest blog post from GRI, Operational Support Analyst Saadia Ali identifies the relationship between infrastructure and education, and examines the vital role of higher education in long-term economic recovery.
NU@Noon: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis
GRI Faculty Affiliate Serena Parekh Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director of Politics, Philosophy and Economics Program will show the importance of understanding there is not one but two global refugee crises. Dr. Parekh will discuss why we should understand the global refugee crisis as a structural injustice and why this gives rise to a responsibility to address the crisis for refugees.
BARI Conference 2021: Building Back Smarter
As we build back from a crippling pandemic and grapple with revelations of racial injustice and inequities, The Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) wants to highlight efforts where data and technology are catalyzing our recovery as we look toward the future. GRI Faculty Affiliate Daniel T. O’Brien will be moderating the panel, ‘BARI’s 10th Anniversary: Looking Back and Forward.’
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