Why Pronouns Matter

Please join us on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM as GMS celebrates International Pronouns Day. International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. We will host a virtual discussion on “Why Pronouns Matter” with Dr. Carl Streed, Assistant Professor of Medicine at BUSM and Research […]

International Education Week 2020

This year’s IEW will be from October 26th to November 2nd. It will feature numerous events being held virtually by offices, schools/colleges, and groups across campus to celebrate our global identity and the exchange of ideas, customs, and cultures. From art events, to lectures, to community and social gatherings, there are myriad ways to participate […]

Flu Shot Required for Students

Starting in Fall 2020, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Boston University are requiring that students receive an influenza vaccine (flu shot). The vaccine requirement is an important step to reduce flu-related and other respiratory illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The flu shot requirement applies to*: All full-time undergraduate and graduate students under 30 years of […]

BU’s Cultural Guide

Boston University’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion has created an online resource called The Curated, Crowd-Sourced, Cultural Guide to Boston. This guide is part of an effort to share Boston’s cultural and community resources with current and prospective BU community members. We’ve been querying all the folks we know—nearly 35,000 students and more than 10,000 […]

9/26 – WPDC Book Club

This book club is a space where members can discuss literature that speaks to the diverse experiences of women building careers in science. At our first meeting, we will be discussing Part 1 of Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren. Date: September 26th, 2020 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm EST RSVP here to attend!

9/24 – MISO Meet & Greet

Come chat with your fellow GMS peers from across a range of different programs and meet the MISO executive board officers! Date: 9/24 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST via Zoom, To register, email miso@bu.edu for the Zoom link

9/23 – Introduction to SciVal, Bibliometrics Database

There is growing impetus throughout higher education to incorporate data into decision making. One focus is the growing availability of bibliometrics, or the collection and analysis of data about books, articles, and other publications. SciVal, one of the leading sources of bibliometric data for academic institutions⁠, is available for free to all BU faculty and staff. Join this virtual […]

9/16 – GMSSO Welcome Back Yoga

GMSSO welcomes back students with a a group Yoga practice led by a certified Yoga instructor on September 16th from 6-7 pm EST via Zoom. This is an opportunity to make connections and enjoy a great class while students come together from all programs to unpack the start of  classes Date: Sep 16, 2020 Time: […]