GSO signs Consensus Statement on Scientific Leadership

At our meeting on December 12, the GSO voted to sign the Consensus Statement on Science-Informed Leadership. If you want to get involved in promoting science-informed leadership in the next presidential administration, visit this website.

NOTICE: GSO Officer Elections

At the next meeting (Monday 12/12) we will hold elections for the 2017 executive board. A descriptions of the positions is below. If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for any of these positions please send an email to gso [at] bu [dot] edu. You may be nominated for more than one position. I strongly encourage you […]

300% increase in travel grant budget

Last night the GSO voted to greatly expand the travel grant program. We will now be awarding 40 travel grants annually (up from just 14 in previous years) thanks to a $15,000 budget increase from GRS. A summary of the changes can be found below. We will be updated the website and announcing the deadline […]

First meeting for fall 2016 will be September 6!

Welcome back! The GSO has scheduled it’s first meeting for Fall semester 2016. The remaining meeting will be announced soon. When: Tuesday September 6, 5:30pm Where: Gabel Museum Conference Room, STO 253 Archaeology Department (675 Commonwealth Ave) Full details on meeting times and locations can be found here.  

New officers and a new Professional Development Event Committee

At our last meeting of the semester, we said goodbye to our long-serving outgoing Secretary, Kristen Edwards. Congratulations to Sarabeth Buckley, who will be replacing Kristen as our new Secretary this fall. We also established a new committee chaired by Andrew Henry, to plan professional development events and voted to allocate them $1,000 to plan […]

Spring 2016 Meeting times

The GSO meetings for Spring 2016 will will take place 5:30-6:30 pm in the Gabel Museum (STO 253) on the following dates: Monday, 25 January Tuesday, 23 Feburary Tuesday, 22 March Tuesday 19 April Please note that there are only four meetings this semester. A department representative must attend at least three meetings in order for […]

Three Minute Thesis Coming to BU!

GRS is pleased to announce the first-annual BU Three Minute Thesis competition, which will take place on Thursday, March 24th.  The registration deadline will be Friday, December 18th.  For more information, visit  

BGLO Boston-Area Graduate Student Mixer

This Friday, November 13th at Wild Rover Tavern from 8-11pm: BGLO was formed in 2009 in hopes of bringing graduate students from around the Boston area together to socialize and network. Current BGLO members are: Babson, Bentley, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis, Harvard, HULT, MIT, Northeastern, Suffolk, and Tufts. ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS from the Boston […]

Travel Grant Deadline 11/1

Remember to submit your travel grant applications by November 1, 2015. We’ve made some changes to the grant cycles to allow for more flexibility. Check out the travel tab for more information!