August 7, 2016
In the Media
White Coat Ceremony: Embarking on a Journey to Places You Cannot Yet Imagine
The traditional White Coat Ceremony held Aug. 1 on Talbot Green marked the first steps in the professional journeys for the 189 members of BUSM's Class of 2020.
Watch the video.
Squash and Science: A New Pathway to STEM Success
CityLab has received a $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award from the NIH that combines afterschool squash training and academic STEM enrichment programs.
BrightFocus Foundation Awards BUSM Researchers $450K
Haiyan Gong, MD, PhD, and Tsuneya Ikezu, MD, PhD, have received awards in the amount of $150,00 and $300,000, respectively.
BUMC Diversity Advisory Group Established
The group will be a sounding board to discuss diversity-related matters on campus, and to provide balanced guidance.
Kathleen Berentsen Swenson Named Genetic Counseling Master's Program Director
An experienced educator and clinician across a broad spectrum of genetic counseling domains.
In the Media
Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients
Caroline Apovian, MD
What Is the Link Between PTSD and Food Addiction?
Erika Wolf, PhD
Concussions Remain a Concern in Kids' Sports
BU CTE research referenced
Faculty/Staff MBTA Commuting Benefit
A MBTA pass subsidy benefit of 35-50 percent is now available to all regular faculty and staff who order a monthly MBTA pass through Boston University.
MBTA Student Discount Available
Receive an 11 percent discount on Sept.-Dec. MBTA passes! Friday, Aug. 12, is the deadline to sign up for this semester.
Candidates Sought for Director, Office of Medical Education
A search is underway to fill the Director of the Office of Medical Education who will also serve as an Assistant Dean to the Office of Academic Affairs.
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for a full listing of grand rounds, lectures and events for this week.