In June 2016, Professor Cogburn was featured in a Marketplace story about new mobile crowdsourcing apps that are pushing for greater accessibility for the disabled.
In March 2016, Professor Cogburn facilitated a discussion on "Measuring Disability Inclusion in the SDGs & CRPD with Big Data Analytics" as part of the Seminar Series on Disability, Development and Global Governance.
In October 2016, Professor De Jesus was invited to speak on "Using a community-based participatory research approach to examine a culturally appropriate m-Health technology intervention to increase uptake of mammography screening among low-income Hispanic women" at the 15th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions Health Services Research Conference in Washington, DC.
In November 2016, Professor Persaud moderated a panel entitled Race in International Relations, which included Clarence Lusane, Jordanna Matlon, and James H. Mittelman.
In October 2016, Professor Persaud presented "You and Me Forever: The Shared Ancestry of Empire and the Burdens of Leaving" at the 2016 Millennium Conference – Racialized Realities in World Politics, hosted by the London School of Economics.