Life on Campus

Pride 2024: LGBTQIA+ Resources from BU and Beyond

Happy 2024 Pride Month! In honor of Pride, we have compiled a list of resources for celebrating and supporting our LGBTQIA+ community. Below, you will find resources, information, and events, from Boston University, the greater Boston community and beyond. We recognize that this is not an exhaustive list, and we are... More

MISO Hosts Caribbean Reggae Workout and Celebration of Culture

The GMS Minority & International Scientists Organization (MISO) hosted an energetic Caribbean Reggae Workout and celebration of culture in Hiebert Lounge on Thursday, April 25. Following the workout portion of the afternoon, MISO President Amaya Lewis led a Caribbean Island Flags trivia and shared a brief history of the region. Attendees... More

GMS & C3 Host Spring 2024 End-of-Semester Social

On April 25, Graduate Medical Sciences and the Community Catalyst Center (C3) hosted their annual End-of-Semester Social to celebrate the final days of the Spring 2024 term. The event was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Talbot Green, where a chilly morning made way for a warm and sunny... More

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... More

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... More

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... More

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... More

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... More

A Welcome Back to Campus with Coffee, Cookies and a BU Raffle

Students had a chance to unwind after their first full week of  classes at the "Welcome Back Relax & Chat & Gear Raffle" on Friday, Jan. 26. Hosted in L-311 by Graduate Medical Sciences Student Affairs, the event included a coffee and tea station, cookies from Chequers and a raffle of... More

MISO Hosts Winter Refuel & Cultural Exchange Event

Fifty guests attended a Winter Refuel & Cultural Exchange Event hosted by the Minority and International Scientists Organization (MISO) on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event, hosted in L-403, brought students, faculty and staff together for free wellness care packages, free Mediterranean food and an opportunity to meet this year's MISO student... More