The GMS Press

August 1: This week’s student spotlight is OHS student Ali Tavasoli. A “Unicorn Fantasy Party” offers free ice cream sandwiches at Boston Common this weekend. Our science article explores how “tickle” therapy could help slow aging. Read the newsletter here.

July 18: The GMS office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion has created an interview series called “The Faces of GMS Diversity.” Head to the Boston Common this weekend for Shakespeare in the Common, and read our science article to learn how gene editing can help prevent hereditary deafness. Read the newsletter here.

June 20: This week, our GMS student spotlight is Genetic Counseling student Ana Nagy from California. On Saturday June 22nd, the Taste of Allston food festival highlights the diverse and delicious restaurants of the neighborhood. Our science article from Medical News Today explores how the online world affects your brain. Read the newsletter here.

June 6: BPSO President Jeff Kuniholm is our first GMS student spotlight this week. The Glow in the Park Festival is held Friday night at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. For our science article, learn about the growing number of measles cases in the US. Read the newsletter here.

May 23: Congratulations to the GMS Class of 2019! The SoWa Open Market opens this Sunday, and our science article explains how gut bacteria can help alleviate anxiety. Read the newsletter here.

May 10: This week, we’re preparing for the GMS commencement on May 16th. The Boston Night Market is at City Hall Plaza this weekend. For our weekly science article, find out why you love coffee and beer. Read the newsletter here.

April 25: Our spotlight this week is the GMS Alumni & Student Networking event. This weekend, the Boston Common hosts the Japan Festival. Our science article delves into how scientists are able to revive some functions in a pig’s brain hours after death. Read the newsletter here.

April 11: Two workshops for Master’s students are held on April 17th and May 2nd, and the Big Apple Circus is in Boston for the weekend. A CNN article explores how tiny bees were found in a woman’s eye and fed off of her tears. Read the newsletter here.

March 28: Check out the 2019 commencement checklist in this week’s newsletter. On Saturday, the Holi Festival of Colors will be held at Cummington Mall. Also, studying worms is shown to help combat age-related diseases. Read the newsletter here.

March 14: Our spotlight this week is the upcoming March Madness basketball tournament on March 25th. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston is also coming up, and a Live Science article asks: could a third person be cured of HIV? Read the newsletter here.

February 28: The 13th floor library in the L building opens with new study spaces, plus the new Medical Campus Student Lounge opens on the 14th floor with a full kitchen. At the MFA, a new Frida Kahlo exhibition opens, and our weekly science article talks about how dog’s personalities change over time. Read the newsletter here.

February 14: The Masters in Medical Sciences (MAMS) program has opened up a new space on the 10th floor of the L-building, and the 2019 Chinese New Year Parade is this weekend. The fun science fact of the week: flying squirrels are secretly pink. Read the newsletter here.

January 31: On February 4th, the Fuller Gym Kick-off Event offers snacks and an inter-school dodgeball tournament. Super Bowl viewing parties are going on around Boston, and our science article explores how stem cells could reverse diabetes. Read the newsletter here.

January 17: Nominations are open for GMS Educator of the Year. The Boston Women’s March is taking place this Saturday, and scientists investigate the link between decreased deep sleep and Alzheimer’s. Read the newsletter here.