Events & Activities


Fall 2017 Events:

Fall Celebration Event – Thursday September 7th @ Cornwall’s 7 – 9:30pm  RSVP Here 

Halloween Extravaganza – Tuesday October 24th, 2017, SED Lobby 2:30 -5:30pm RSVP HERE

Fall 2015 Events:

Welcome Back (September)

Apple Picking (October)

End of Semester Mixer (December)

Summer 2016 Events:


The BU Study Group is hosting the following Software Carpentry inspired events:
+ June 2 – Introduction to Unix / the Shell (great for automating workflows and freeing you to do more important work)
+ June 9 – Introduction to R – part 1 (learn basic programming skills using R)
+ June 16 – Introduction to R – part 2  (more skills, more R)
+ June 23 – Introduction to version control (using Git for managing revisions to code and text documents)
All of the workshops will be
+ from 1-4
+ in STO 132
+ free
+ open to the entire BU community
Space is limited, please register at:

Spring 2016 Events:


BU SED Teaching & Research Conference

We are now accepting proposals for research posters for the 2016 BU SED Teaching & Research Conference.

Conference Date: Thurs April 28, 2016 5-7pm in SMG (poster set-up from 4:30-5, poster presentations from 5-6pm)

Proposal Submission Deadline: March 18, 2016 by 5pm

Details: The Teaching & Research Conference welcomes proposal submissions from BU undergraduate and graduate students who are involved in research in any area of education. Poster sessions allow presenters and attendees to engage in extended discussions regarding the author’s work that is in an illustrated format on a poster board. Presenters will be asked to be at their assigned poster board for the length of the poster session. If your submission is accepted for the poster session, you will be sent instructions to assist you in preparing materials in the required format. All conference submissions will be reviewed by 2 members of SED faculty and graduate students. You will be informed if your proposal is accepted by April 1, 2016.

Submission Requirements: Submit a proposal to this website:

Proposals include the following components:

1. Presentation title (limit titles to 15 words or fewer)
2. Principal author name and contact (who commits to being at the poster session for its entire duration)
3. Names and email addresses of all co-authors
4. Name of faculty sponsor
5. A 450-500 word summary of the presentation that includes a statement of the problem, a description of the
sample and study methods, study results, and conclusions. 

Please note that we welcome proposals for posters that have been presented at previous conferences!


Chinese Lantern Decorating Festival

Everyone needs to do self TLC,

why not learn something new simultaneously!


Monday, February 29th, 2016 3pm – 4pm 



NO RSVP Required! 




Thursday 02-18-16 100 Days Til Graduation Event at House of Blues

You in? RSVP here.

WHO: You +1

WHAT: A party to celebrate your achievements. You’re only 100 days away from graduation!

WHERE: House of Blues Boston – 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston MA 02215.

We’ve got the whole building reserved just for you.

WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 9PM

DRESS CODE: Come to the party looking your best (PS. A little scarlet never hurts).

VIP:  A party before the party. Early entrance. Cut the line. Free drinks. Should we continue? If you want all of these perks & more, all you need to do is make a donation for the Class Gift campaign.


Thursday 01-21-16  Welcome Back Event at Cornwall’s

See E-mail for RSVP Link.

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Cornwall’s (654 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215)

Tuesday 01-26-16   SED Book Talk:    My Most Excellent Year a Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve Kulger

7:30 pm

Location: SED 103

Reoccurring Events:

University-wide activities:

Do you have an idea for a GSA event? We are open to ideas, and are looking to accommodate as many students as possible. Email us: