Life on Campus

Active Shooter Training Resources and Important Safety Tips

To: BUMC Students, Faculty and Staff From: Karen Antman, MD, BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean Date: June 6, 2022 Subject: Recent Gun Violence The recent gun violence in Texas, New York, California, Oklahoma, Philadelphia and Tennessee are vivid and gut-wrenching reminders of the continuing toll of gun violence, but also that our campus public... More

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 Sarah Rowan at if you have a resource you would like to add to the list! BU Out List The BU Out List is a collaboration between... More

PRIDE Month Recommended Reads

June is Pride month in the United States, a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and recognizing LGBTQ+ individuals' impact on our history and society, both in this country and around the world. To help you mark Pride month, we've compiled a list of six books to put on your... More

GMS Welcomes 17 Students into 2022 STaRS Program Cohort

This week, Graduate Medical Sciences will welcome the 17 students who make up the 2022 Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program cohort. STaRS is a program designed to promote more equitable access to graduate education for students historically underrepresented in science and medicine. Throughout the summer program, the STaRS cohort... More

GMS Hosts 28th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day

Students from across Graduate Medical Sciences presented their research at the 28th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day on Friday, May 6, 2022. It was the first in-person Russek Day since 2019. The event was first held in 1994 in memory of Dr. Henry I. Russek, a prolific physician and... More

Finding a Moment to Relax Before Finals with GMS Student Affairs

Students had a chance to unwind before finals season with two separate Student Life & Wellness events this week. The first was a Free Self-Care Kit event hosted by the Student Wellness Committee on Tuesday, April 26. Students had the chance to stop by the C3 Suite and build bags filled... More

BPSO Hosts Spring Formal at Boston University Castle

The Biomedical PhD Student Organization (BPSO) hosted its 2022 Spring Formal at the Boston University Castle on April 22. All BU Medical Campus students were invited along with a +1. The formal included light refreshments and a cash bar, hosted in the Castle's stately Great Hall and side rooms. Below are pictures... More