Reminder to Purchase Your Spring MBTA Semester Pass

BUMC Parking & Transportation Services Nov. 29, 2022 Now Accepting Spring MBTA Semester Pass Orders Parking and Transportation Services is now accepting Spring MBTA Semester Pass orders! Is the MBTA Semester Pass right for me? Maybe. In general, Semester Passes are only a good value for commuting students and those who use the MBTA very frequently (more... More

BUMC Public Safety Update (Dec. 1, 2022)

Boston University Medical Campus Office of the Provost Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 BUMC Public Safety Update As the holidays approach and colder weather arrives, you will see an increased presence of public safety officers doing walk-rounds on campus to deter non-affiliates from accessing our buildings. Personal safety and security is a shared responsibility. Please wear your... More

Recommended Reads for Intersession

GMS Student Affairs and The Alumni Medical Library present the annual holiday raffle from the book list of Recommended Reads During Intersession. We hope you enjoy these titles recommended by the staff members of both GMS and the Alumni Medical Library! Enter the raffle to be 1 of 20 students to... More

GMS Travels to Anaheim, CA, for ABRCMS Conference

Graduate Medical Sciences was thrilled to send several representatives to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists (ABRCMS), held from Nov. 9 through 12 in Anaheim, CA.  For 20 years, ABCRMS has been a leading conference for underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Attending students had the chance... More

Dollar$ and $ense: November 2022

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA today!  The 2023-2024 FASFA is available to complete as of October 1st. If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2022-2023 academic year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), you will need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. We... More

Student Spotlight: Jhonatan Henao Vasquez

Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Molecular and Translational Medicine (MTM). Henao Vasquez entered Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) through the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS). He currently works in the Pulmonary Center, researching MIWI2 positive multi-ciliated cells.     Fourth-year PhD candidate Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is... More

Happy First-Generation College Celebration Week!

Tuesday, Nov. 8 marked National First-Generation College Celebration Day, a day to celebrate the success and achievements of first-generation students across the United States. Boston University and the Newbury Center have marked the occasion with a week-long celebration program, full of events like workshops, social activities, seminars and networking opportunities. You can... More

GMS Attends SACNAS Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Graduate Medical Sciences was well represented at the National Diversity in STEM Conference (NDiSTEM), hosted by the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) from Oct. 27 to 29 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. GMS representatives included Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Angelique Harris, PhD, More

Two Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine Faculty Awarded Career Development Professorships for Promising Scholars

Two Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine faculty -- Jean-Pierre Roussarie, PhD and Daniel Dempsey, PhD -- were awarded Career Development Professorships for Promising Scholars by Boston University. They were two of eight junior faculty honored across BU. Roussarie is an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, and... More

Faculty Spotlight: Jean-Pierre Roussarie, PhD

Jean-Pierre Roussarie, PhD, is an assistant professor of anatomy & neurobiology at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. His lab studies the molecular events leading to neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Roussarie is also a Community Catalyst Center mentor for the gGLOBAL and gPLUS affinity groups. Tell me... More

Dollar$ and $ense: October 2022

2022-2023 COA Increase Appeal Process - Now Open! Student Financial Services has begun reviewing Cost of Attendance (COA) Increase appeals for the 2022-23 academic year. You can view the information about the appeal process, qualifying expenses that can be considered, and access the 2022-23 Cost of Attendance Increase Request form on our website.  Please keep in mind these general... More

Expectations for Library Usage

To: GMS Students Date: September 30, 2022 Subject: Expectation for Library Usage On Behalf of Kate Flewelling, MLIS, AHIP, Director of Alumni Medical Library: BUMC students – Now that we are all back on campus, I want to reach out to introduce myself and to provide some helpful tips about Alumni Medical Library. The library consists... More

Oral Health Science Faculty Works to Eliminate Dental Disparities in Latinx Community

Raul Garcia, professor at Goldman School of Dental Medicine and faculty in the GMS Oral Health Sciences program, is working hard to increase access to quality dental care within underserved communities. His work was recently featured in a BU Today article highlighting seven Latinx researchers making a difference with their scholarship... More

Updates to the BUMC & BMC Shuttle Services

From The Weekly Digest Boston University School of Medicine September 16, 2022 Boston University and Boston Medical Center are members of the Newmarket Business Improvement District (NBID) and all employees and students now have free access to the shuttles that the NBID operates. In order to board the shuttles, please be sure you have... More

Dollar$ and $ense: September 2022

Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA today!  If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2022-2023 academic year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023), you will need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. GMS students must also complete the online GMS Financial Aid Application.  Fall 2022 Bill Settlement Payment Deadline Please... More