Category: General News
With the holiday season in full swing, GMS would like to participate in the season of giving by collecting donations for the BMC Preventive Food Pantry. Food pantry staff have specifically requested that we donate the following items:
* Boxes of mac & cheese
* Peanut butter
* Small bags of rice
* Non-sugar cereal
* Canned tuna
If you would like to help, we will be collecting food items in L-317 through the morning of December 18th. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
New online payment of processing fees for submitting theses & dissertations
Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce that processing fees for submitting theses and dissertations to Mugar Memorial Library may now be paid online using a variety of credit card options. The payment link is available on the Research Guide for Writers of Theses & Dissertations. The submission process is now completely online. When graduate students submit a thesis or dissertation to the Library via the online ETD Administrator, they are now able to complete the process by making an online payment as well. If you have any questions about this service you can contact Brendan McDermott, Thesis/Dissertation Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 353-9387.
Thursday, December 3 at 9am- FINAL Dissertation/Thesis Due
Thursday, December 10- Last Day of Fall 2015 classes
Friday, December 11- Monday, December 14- Study Period
Tuesday, December 14- Saturday, December 19- Final Exam Period
New Student Discount at South End Fitness Center
This message is from: Sam Morrone, Recreation Manager email@example.com 617-534-5822
Location: 35 Northampton St./785 Albany St / 4th floor
South End Fitness center has recently created a new Student Membership for $199 per year!
Students who purchased a membership at the old student rate of $310 may request an extension that will give them seven additional months.
Students who already purchased the three-month membership for $120 will be able to upgrade it to the new $199/ one-year membership by paying the difference of $79.
South End Fitness is located 35 Northampton Street. See you at the gym!
The application to the Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program is now open and will close on February 12, 2016.
To apply to STaRS, you’ll be asked to submit an online application including the following:
- a personal statement of no more than 500 words
- a copy of your unofficial transcript
- two academic references who may be asked to submit letters of recommendation
As you enter information into the STaRS application it will be saved and you can return to it later as long as you are accessing it from the same computer. It is still recommended though that you have all your application materials ready at time of submission.
For more information, please visit our website.
Fall has arrived and it is about time for the BU Fall Barbecue where there will be FREE FOOD!!
SCOMSA FALL BARBECUE
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 11:00 – 1:00
WHERE: TALBOT GREEN
Let’s kick off the season with some delicious hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, and salad brought to you by your representatives in the BU Schools of Medicine, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Public Health, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences, and Physician Assistant program.
If there is inclement weather 29th, the barbecue will be moved to September 30th.
Thank you for your interest in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. We offer a number of Master’s and PhD programs to fit your academic and careers goals. Please see our Admissions website for more information about what programs we offer, how to apply, deadlines and what credentials are needed. We look forward to your application!
2015 All-GMS Incoming Student Orientation
Monday, August 31, 2015
8:30am-12:00pm followed by individual program sessions
650/670 Albany Street
For more information and updates regarding GMS orientation and an incoming student checklist, please visit our website.
This message is from Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean, and Carrie Landa, PhD, Director, Behavioral Medicine, BU Student Health Services.
We are pleased to announce that beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2, behavioral medicine services for students will be available on the Medical Campus. All full-time students are eligible for care, regardless of health insurance. Part-time students who have the Aetna Student Health insurance also are eligible.
The clinic will be located in the Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Building, 85 E. Newton St., Suite 816. Initially, it will be staffed two days per week – Mondays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. – by clinicians not affiliated with the Medical Campus. Hours will increase with demand. The location was chosen specifically to be mindful of maintaining student privacy and confidentiality.
The following services will be available:
· Short-term treatment (both medication management and psychotherapy)
· 24-hour coverage for psychiatric emergencies
When longer-term treatment is indicated, students will be referred to a provider in the community. Student Health Services is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of all patient health information in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws. To make an appointment, please call 617-353-3569 and request an appointment at the BUMC clinic.
The Committee on Academic Standards has reviewed and revised the “Academic Standards”* document for the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. The Committee revised these standards to better fit with the changing GMS student body. The new standards are available online here.