Study Finds that School Shootings Less Likely in States with Background Checks

December 7th, 2016 in Featured.

In a bid to address gun violence, researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Columbia School of Law drew analysis of media coverage of school shootings between 2013 and 2015 to see if the frequency of these events could be linked to state-level factors. The study, led by Assistant Professor of Medicine... More

BUSM Mannequin Challenge

December 5th, 2016 in Featured.

Students, faculty and staff took part in the Mannequin Challenge all around the medical school. Take a look! More

Dec. 5: The Health Consequences of Marijuana Use

November 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

The Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine invite faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff to discuss the effects of marijuana use on primary care, child development, abuse potential, and health policy. More

2017 Parking Decals Available

November 29th, 2016 in Announcements.

The Parking Office is now issuing 2017 parking permit decals to existing parkers. More

Nov. 1 Employee Wellness Fair

October 27th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and learn more about wellness related services on campus. More

Commuting Survey: Help TranSComm Improve Services

October 27th, 2016 in Featured.

Take the 2016 DEP Survey Oct. 31-Nov. 4! Access it at The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires this information on the commuting practices of faculty, staff, and students under the Massachusetts Ridesharing Regulation and the Federal Clean Air Act Amendments. As part of this online, anonymous, five-minute survey you indicate how you traveled to work during... More

Save the Date Jan. 9, Provost Workshop: Smoking Cessation

October 24th, 2016 in Featured, Research.

Oct. 10 Columbus Day Parking and Transportation Information

October 4th, 2016 in Featured.

Columbus Day will be observed on Monday, Oct. 10, please note: Shuttles All medical center and patient shuttles will be operating, except the BU shuttle, the daytime shuttle is not in service on Columbus Day, but the late night shuttle will operate according to the normal schedule. MBTA All buses will be operating on a Weekday schedule· Commuter rail... More

Planning for an Emergency

September 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured.

A new academic year has begun, and with it new students, as well as faculty and staff on campus. In an emergency, everyone needs to be aware of basic emergency initial responses and actions to take, and whom to notify. Please visit the Managing Emergencies training module on the Environmental Health & Safety website and take... More

Campus-wide Resource for Postdocs Professional Development and Postdoctoral Affairs Celebrates First Year

September 29th, 2016 in Featured.

The Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs Office (PDPA) recently celebrated its first full year of operations. During the 2016 fiscal year the office advised 116 postdoctoral fellows, responded to postdoctoral skill needs by offering ten in-person and three online professional development opportunities attended by 175 BU postdocs and 71 BU graduate students, awarded seven travel... More