PREP Symposium Celebrates ’21 Scholars

On May 27, BU PREP scholars – Chantal Aaron, Autumn Grimins, Hapshepsut Jackson and Moises Ramirez  – shared their capstone projects with faculty, staff, mentors, and program alumni at this year’s Class of 2020-2021 Zoom Symposium. The students highlighted their research and conclusions in their presentations, answered questions, shared the journeys that led them to […]

LGBTQ+ Resources from BU and Beyond

In honor of Pride month, we compiled a list of resources for supporting our LGBTQ+ community, both from Boston University and outside organizations. Please email if you have a resource you would like to add to the list! BU Out List The BU Out List is a collaboration between the BU LGBTQIA+ Faculty & […]

GMS Students on Housing in Boston

Are you a current or incoming student trying to navigate housing in Boston? It can be overwhelming, but our GMS students are here to help! In this video, they talk about the various neighborhoods in and around Boston, and share tips and tricks for finding the right apartment for you. You can also visit our […]

GMS Master’s Graduates Urged to Expect the Unexpected

“On behalf of all the GMS faculty and staff, I want to tell you and your families how proud we are of your scholastic and professional accomplishments. You have earned the title of ‘Master’s’ in your field of expertise despite a global viral pandemic, despite rapidly shifting landscapes in the classroom, in the laboratory, the […]

MD, PhD Graduates Encouraged to ‘Lean In’

Typically MD, PhD and MD/PhD graduates are cheered on with plenty of pomp and circumstance by family and friends who gather to celebrate their achievements. While the setting looked different this year, the cause for celebration and cheer remained the same. A virtual ceremony was held again this year to maintain safe physical distancing. Noting […]

SheInspires Lunch Series: Dr. Michelle T Long

The Women’s Professional Development Committee is hosting another SheInspires (Virtual) Lunch, and this month’s guest is Dr. Michelle T. Long! Dr. Long, MD, MSc is a physician-scientist with an expertise in Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University. Dr. Long is the Director of the NAFLD Research Center and […]

BU STEPUP Virtual Visit: Union of Concerned Scientists

Join BU STEPUP for a virtual visit day with Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The group will be hosting Shreya Durvasula and Paulina Muratore to discuss what UCS does, science advocacy, and non-academic career paths. This hour-long event will be held on Friday April 30 at 11:00 am via Zoom. All members of the BU […]

Is Science for Me?

On a mission to empower the BU student community to share their own pathways to science, two Graduate Medical Sciences students teamed up to create: Is Science For Me? M.S. Candidate Raissa Zuim Dantes de Souza and PhD Candidate JoColl Burgess, both in the department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, are gathering short-memoirs about students’ socioeconomic […]

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Picture a Scientist

March is Women’s History Month! To celebrate, we will be hosting a free virtual screening of Picture a Scientist. The official synopsis: “PICTURE A SCIENTIST chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep […]