Category: Academics

Summer Registration Begins March 1

March 1st, 2012 in Academics

Pre-Registration for Summer I and II begins March 1st.    Summer I classes begin May 22  and run to June 29th and Summer II classes begins July 2 and run through August 10, 2012.  For more information and registration please see the Summer II Registration page.

2011 Tax Information – View your 1098-T online

January 23rd, 2012 in Academics, financial aid, General News

Assistance in accessing your 1098-T form for your 2011 taxes  can be found here.

Upcoming Final Exam Schedule / Semester Break

December 9th, 2011 in Academics, General News

Last Day of Classes: 12/1/11;

Study Period: 12/12 to 12/16/11;

Final Exam Period: 12/16 to 12/21/11;

Semester Break:  12/21/11-1/17/12

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.