C3 Community Chats

Our Community Catalyst Center is hosting various community chats throughout the rest of the fall semester! These are informal social events to allow GMS students to get to know peers with similar backgrounds and experiences. Each of our five affinity groups, gSOC (students of color), gFIRST (first-generation students), gMAV (military and veteran students), gPLUS (LGBTQIA+ […]

Learning Community on Inclusive STEM Teaching 

The CTL and PDPA invite graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to join a Learning Community on inclusive teaching in STEM courses. The Learning Community will have a synchronous and asynchronous component: participants will meet weekly over Zoom on Thursday mornings from 9:30-11 am during October and November to build on their asynchronous participation in the Inclusive STEM […]

Additional Places to Eat on the Medical Campus

As the weather turns colder, please remember that eating and drinking is permitted only in designated areas, but not in public spaces such as the Instructional (L) Building Lobby, the library or classrooms. Designated areas (New areas are in blue text): Eating outdoors remains the safest option. An individual office is also safe-please shut your door and eat alone. Chequers […]

Dollar$ and $ense: October 2021

2021-22 COA Increase Appeal Process – Now Open! Student Financial Services has begun reviewing Cost of Attendance (COA) Increase appeals for the 2021-22 academic year. You can view the information about the appeal process, qualifying expenses that can be considered, and access the 2021-22 Cost of Attendance Increase Request form on our website.  Please keep in mind these general reminders […]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 officially marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month! We are proud to support and uplift our Hispanic and Latinx community at Graduate Medical Sciences. If you know of an event or resource you’d like added to this list, please email Sara Frazier.  Events   City Hall Lighting Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month […]

Medical Campus Study Space Finder

For students on the Medical Campus looking to find study space, there is an application and mobile-friendly website that displays rooms available for study in real time. Students may look for rooms in a specific building, date, time and room type (group study or individual). Students can control what they want to view, add rooms […]

New Summer Hours for COVID Testing Centers

Below are the new testing center hours effective now through Sunday, July 18: Mondays through Fridays BUMC: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Kilachand: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Agannis, 808, and Annex: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays BUMC: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m Kilachand: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agannis, 808, and Annex: 8 […]

Celebrating Juneteenth: The History Behind Freedom Day

Juneteenth, traditionally observed on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in America were told they were free. On this date slaves in Galveston, Texas, learned of their freedom two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. Also frequently referred to as Freedom […]

Getting to BUMC in 2021

Dear Colleagues, As we prepare for a new school year and some of you plan your return to campus after being away for some time, I’d like to take this opportunity to share a few changes about transportation and commuting programs that will hopefully improve your commute. MBTA Passes The 10th of each month is […]