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Nominations for 2017 BUMC Emerging Leaders Program

April 7th, 2017 in Featured.

The Provost's Office is looking for candidates for the 2017 Medical Campus Emerging Leaders Program. The two-day workshop will be held on August 9 & 10 at BU’s Questrom School of Business (on the Charles River Campus) focuses on developing the leadership skills of some of our most promising junior faculty. Sessions taught by faculty who... More

Alumni Medical Library Offering Assistance to BUMC Authors

April 7th, 2017 in Featured.

While preparing a manuscript for publication, one of an author’s chief concerns is plagiarism as even the accidental misuse of published material or the inclusion of insufficient citations can lead to serious consequences. As a free service to authors on the Medical Campus, the Alumni Medical Library uses a program called TurnItIn to produce detailed Originality... More

April 17 Patriot’s Day Parking and Transportation Information

April 7th, 2017 in Featured.

Patriot's Day will be celebrated on Monday, April 17. Shuttle: No Daytime Service on Patriot’s Day for Boston University Shuttle. Late night service begins at 10 p.m. MBTA: Commuter rail trains will operate on a regular weekday schedule. Buses will operate a weekday schedule. Some routes will be detoured at certain times during Marathon Monday to prevent... More

Meditation and Prayer Space on Campus

April 6th, 2017 in Featured.

There are several spaces for meditation and prayer on the Medical Campus: Interfaith Chapel on the second floor of the East Newton Pavilion Temporary Chapel on the ground floor of the Dowling Building 7th Floor of the BioSpace at 650 Albany St., where the Muslim community congregates every Friday (Jummah Prayer) from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Muslim... More

April 17 Patriot’s Day Parking and Transportation Information

April 6th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Click here for parking and transportation information for Monday, April 17. More

Alumni Medical Library Offering Assistance to BUMC Authors

April 6th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

While preparing a manuscript for publication, one of an author’s chief concerns is plagiarism as even the accidental misuse of published material or the inclusion of insufficient citations can lead to serious consequences. As a free service to authors on the Medical Campus, the Alumni Medical Library uses a program called TurnItIn to produce detailed Originality... More

Art Days 2017 Seeks Submissions

March 23rd, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

All students, faculty and staff from all BUMC schools are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 27th annual Boston University Medical Campus gallery for the arts, sponsored by the Provost's Office. "Art Days" was begun by then Dean Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at BUMC. It has... More

5/1 Provost Workshop: Optimal Structure for Biomedical Research at Academic Medical Centers and Integration with Their Universities

March 23rd, 2017 in Featured.

  Monday, May 1 9-10 a.m. Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge All Medical Campus faculty, students and staff are welcome. Sally Kornbluth, PhD Duke University Provost and Jo Rae Wright University Professor will discuss: History of the structure of biomedical science departments (BSD) at academic medical centers Evolution of the structure over the last 2-3 decades How BSDs integrate optimally within their... More

BU Faculty Looks Warily at Trump’s Proposed Budget

March 21st, 2017 in Featured, Research.

With strong bipartisan support for NIH funding, deep cuts unlikely to pass During his election campaign, Donald Trump barely mentioned science, and what he did have to say about it—that climate change is a hoax, that he’d heard a lot about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and it was terrible—was hardly encouraging to scientists. But... More

Full Professorships to 14 on Medical Campus

March 15th, 2017 in Announcements, Featured.

Faculty cited for contributions to science, medicine, public health Osteoarthritis causes chronic pain for hundreds of millions of people around the world, an estimated 30 million in the United States alone. Doctors can help with medication to treat pain for this most common form of arthritis, and can recommend physical therapy and joint replacement surgery when... More