Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate History Association (UHA)

The UHA is an organization for history concentrators and other students interested in the study of history. Activities include discussions, lectures, museum trips, and an annual undergraduate history conference. Members also assist at events designed for prospective history majors. To join the UHA, send an e-mail to the BU chapter email at uha@bu.edu.

Phi Alpha Theta – Delta Mu Chapter

Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, was established at Boston University in 1952. Membership is open to undergraduates and graduates concentrating in history. Eligibility for undergraduates is based primarily on high scholastic achievement in all subjects and especially in the field of concentration. The faculty advisor for the BU chapter is Professor James Johnson (jhj@bu.edu).

Aevum – Journal of History

Aevum, Boston University’s Journal of History, was established in 2022 to provide the opportunity for undergraduates to improve their academic skills and learn about the publishing process. BUJH publishes Aevum once a semester, and all undergraduates regardless of major are encouraged to submit their historically-related work or join the editing staff. Any questions about the Journal can be sent to bujh@bu.edu.

Graduate Students

History Graduate Student Organization (HGSO)

The Boston University History Graduate Student Organization (HGSO) hosts social events as well as academic and professional programs for all current graduate students in the History Department.

BU Graduate Student Organization

The Boston University Graduate Student Organization sponsors social activities and other events that are open to all graduate students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.