Category: Academics

Spring 2012 Classes Begin Tuesday 1/17/12

December 1st, 2011 in Academics

Registration is ongoing for Spring, 2012 classes through  December 16, 2011.  After that a late fee will be applied.

Upcoming MAMS and OHS Webinars for Prospective Applicants

November 30th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Prospective Student

Please join us for informational webinars for prospective MA in Medical Sciences and Oral Health Science applicants.  The next MAMS webinar will be held on February 1st at noon (EST) and the next OHS webinar on February 15th, also at noon.  Registration is required.

TODAY – May 2012 Graduation Workshop

November 30th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Graduation

GMS will hold graduation workshops on Thursday January 19th for all doctoral and masters students planning on completing their degree by May 2012 .

The  Workshop will provide information on  GMS required forms, policies and deadlines,  general information on thesis writing and formatting as well as submission guidelines.

Date: Thursday, January 19th

Who: PhD Candidates at 12:30pm in room R103         (lunch will be served)

Who: MA/MS Candidates at 4pm in Bakst Auditorium

Contact Information:

  • Ms. Mildred Agosto, Registrar,
  • Division of Graduate Medical Sciences,L315
  • 617-638-5124        millie@bu.edu

No Classes 2/20/12 : Holiday

November 29th, 2011 in Academics, General News

Monday, February 20,  Classes are suspended for the President’s day holiday.

Refining your Resume for Industry 2/23

November 29th, 2011 in Academics, General News

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs “Speaker Series” aims to provide BUSM postdocs with information and resources to succeed here on campus and beyond. The series encourages the exchange of ideas and the intellectual enrichment of the postdoctoral community. This month’s event is: Refining your Resume for Industry. The guest speaker, Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers

Title:  Refining your Resume for Industry
Date:  Thursday, February 23, 2012
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Location: Room L-201/L203, 72 East Concord St., BU School of Medicine Bldg
Registration Required:    Email yolanta@bu.edu

Workshop Description:
Lauren Celano will talk about the differences between industry resumes and academic CV’s and best practices for writing a cover letter. She will focus on format, areas to highlight, what companies look for, the importance of tailoring your documents, and other tips so that your details stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.
In this program you will:

  • Focus on industry formatting for resumes
  • Learn best practices for cover letter preparation
  • Learn about what companies look for in a resume and cover letter and what they value
  • Learn how to highlight your experience
  • Learn why it is important to tailor your documents
  • Tips on how to differentiate yourself with your resume and cover letter

Abstract Deadline: 2/29 for BU’s Science and Engineering Day

November 29th, 2011 in Academics, Postdocs, Research, test

This symposium will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Metcalf Hall at the George Sherman Union.  More information is available as well as the online abstract form.

Dissertation Prospectus Outline Approval Page Due February 3, 2012.

November 28th, 2011 in Academics, Graduation

PhD Candidates planning on completing their doctorate degree by Sept. 2012 should submit the Dissertation Prospectus Outline Approval Page by 2/3/12.  This form can be found on the PhD Student forms page.

Pathways to U.S. Permanent Residence for International Postdocs December 8.

November 1st, 2011 in Academics, General News, test

Title: Pathways to U.S. Permanent Residence for International Postdocs 

Description: Workshop is intended for international postdocs in the United States in nonimmigrant classifications. Will cover long-term immigration alternatives, strategies and timing considerations for postdoctoral researchers preparing to apply for U.S. Lawful Permanent Residence and will also provide an overview of BU sponsorship policies and procedures. 

The session co-sponsored by the BUMC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and the BU International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO).

Date:                      Thursday, December 8, 2011 

Time:                      1:30 – 3:30 PM 

 

Location: 72 East Concord Street (BU School of Medicine Bldg.) Room Evans 120, Wilkins Board Room

Sharryn E. Ross is the Senior Partner in the firm of Ross Silverman LLP in Boston, MA. She practices exclusively in the field of immigration and nationality law, with an emphasis on business immigration.  Ms. Ross has over 30 years of experience in immigration law, and has extensive experience representing companies, hospitals, and universities. She served as an elected member of the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for 12 years, and has chaired numerous national committees within AILA.  She is currently the Vice-Chair of AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee.  She is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of issues in the immigration field.  Ms. Ross has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Boston Magazine as a Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyer in the field of immigration law.

Jeanne E. Kelley is the Director of the Boston University International Students and Scholars Office and has been in the field of international education for over 18 years. She advises international students, scholars and university departments on immigration issues and specializes in non-immigrant employment matters and federal compliance. Jeanne obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark University in International Relations and a Master of Science degree from Boston University in International Communication.

SURP Program Applications now OPEN

October 31st, 2011 in Academics, test

Applications for the 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) sponsored by the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences are now OPEN through February 24th.  Detailed information about the program,  the application process or access to the online  application can be found on the SURP prospective student link.

For more information please contact  Ms. Linda Zimmerman  at 617-638-5704  or complete the Request Information form.

PhD Dissertation Prospectus Due October 3rd for May 2012 Graduates

September 20th, 2011 in Academics, General News

PhD student planning to graduate in May 2012 should submit the Dissertation Prospectus by October 3rd.  Please see graduation calendar for other important dates.   Other PhD forms can be found on the students forms page