Introducing Our 2024 Commencement Speakers!

We’re about five weeks away from Spring 2024 Commencement, where the Graduate Medical Sciences community will come together to celebrate this year’s graduating students. With the date fast approaching, we’d like to take a moment to highlight the four students selected to speak at this year’s GMS Commencement exercises. Three students were chosen to speak […]

GMS Celebrates Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week with 5 Days of Events

Graduate Medical Sciences Student Affairs and the Community Catalyst Center celebrated our students during 2024 Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW), celebrated from April 1 to 5. Throughout the week, we hosted a variety of events that brought students together for community building, social interaction, academic enrichment, wellness, and professional development. Read our full […]

Dollar$ & $ense: April 2024

April 2024 News to Know Ongoing 2024-2025 FAFSA Delays There continues to be delays with schools receiving completed 2024-2025 FAFSA submissions. SFS will review student eligibility for Federal student loans once we receive FAFSA data and will continue to update students on changes. We appreciate students’ understanding while Federal Student Aid (FSA) resolves the issue. […]

PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences Hosts Third-Annual Accepted Applicant Visit Day

On Friday, March 22, the Graduate Medical Sciences Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS) hosted its third-annual Accepted Applicant Visit Day. The event brought close to 50 accepted applicants from across the country to the Medical Campus, where they learned more about the academic, research, and professional development opportunities offered by PiBS. Accepted applicants began the […]

Dollar$ & $ense: March 2024

March 2024 News to Know BU Expects to Receive 24-25 FAFSA Starting Mid-March FAFSA filers were recently notified by the Department of Education that 2024-2025 FAFSA data would be sent to schools starting in mid-March with submitted records being sent throughout March & April. You can check your FAFSA status on MyBU Student as we expect to […]

Mark Your Calendars for Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week!

Graduate Medical Sciences and the Community Catalyst Center are thrilled to celebrate the invaluable contributions of our graduate and professional student community during this year’s Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation week!  We have planned a week full of social events, academic and professional development opportunities, food and swag pickups, and more to mark the occasion. […]

C3 Mastering Self-Advocacy in Graduate School Panel Fills INS-401 Classroom

Twenty-five Graduate Medical Sciences community members attended the Community Catalyst Center’s “Mastering Self-Advocacy in Graduate School” event, almost filling the INS-401 classroom space. Part-presentation and part-panel, the event was designed to discuss tips for navigating the graduate school experience by communicating effectively, negotiating confidently, being mindful of mental health and wellbeing and ultimately, using your […]

Art Days Returns to Medical Campus for 34th Year

The creativity of several Graduate Medical Sciences students, faculty and staff was on display at the 34th annual Art Days event, held Feb. 20 and 21 in Hiebert Lounge. Art Days was started by Dean Emeritus Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at BUMC. The exhibition is mounted by […]

Propel Careers CEO Lauren Celano Presents CV & Resume Workshop to GMS Students

Graduate Medical Sciences welcomed Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers, to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 21 for “Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resumé for Industry and a CV for Academia.” The event was sponsored by the Community Catalyst Center (C3) and Boston University Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BU’s BEST). Eighteen students from […]