Nov. 15, 2020
News // Announcements

Information about travel and testing guidance, compliance expectations, and scheduling test appointments.

Maintaining compliance is critical. Please know the hours of operation for the BUMC testing location over the holidays.

Eating and/or drinking is permitted only in designated areas, but not in public spaces such as the L Building Lobby, the library or any classroom. See the list of designated areas.

As part of Boston University’s Next Generation storage project, IS&T is upgrading BUMC’s Network File Storage (Y Drive) services to a new hardware platform. This work was originally scheduled to happen in April but delayed due to the pandemic. See the schedule.

Staff requesting a spring 2021 Workplace Adjustment must complete and submit the Workplace Adjustment Request Form. The deadline is Nov. 30, 2020. PLEASE NOTE: If you filed a Fall 2020 Workplace Adjustment Request, you must still complete one for the spring 2021 semester. 

Faculty and staff are reminded the Open Enrollment is happening now thru Friday, Nov. 20. Please visit the Open Enrollment website, which provides all the details you will need to review Boston University’s benefit plan offerings and how they might work for you and your family. Once you have reviewed the options, please choose the benefits that best fit your needs.
Faculty Action
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Learn about the various offices and resources offered on the Medical Campus. This is session is open to all faculty members and will include introductions and presentations on: Faculty Affairs, Research, Proposal Development, Foundation Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, Medical Education, Student Affairs, Faculty Development, GMS, Communications, Human Resources, Ombuds Office and BUMG. Hosted by BUSM Faculty Affairs, BU Human Resources and BUMG

Visit the calendar for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.
Nov. 16 | Listening Session: Report of the BU Working Group on Gender-Based Harassment Prevention
4–5 pm | Zoom Webinar: Register Here

We look forward to hearing your ideas, perspectives, and feedback.
Report of the BU Working Group on Gender-Based Harassment Prevention. In fall 2019, a University-wide group issued recommendations to combat gender-based harassment at BU. Read their report and offer your views.
*The session will be recorded, and posted online for viewing on the Equal Opportunity website.
5 p.m. | Zoom event

From Cough to COVID: How Respiratory Infections Produce Problems and Our Bodies Fight Back

The University Lecture spotlights the outstanding and thought-provoking research of a Boston University faculty member.
RSVP here. Upon registration, you will receive an email with login details for the event.