All BME PhD council related events and activities will be posted here and updated on a regular basis.


BME PhD Student Achievements


March BME Happy Hour

Friday, March 30th, 5-6pm
Location: MRB Daily Grind (SOM)

The next BME Happy Hour will be held on Friday, March 30th, 5-6pm at the Daily Grind in the Miller Research Building. 

Come hang out with fellow students and faculty and enjoy free food and drink! Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.

We are also starting a new tradition of recognizing achievements by BME graduate students at happy hour events. Anybody can submit achievements by BME grad students here! Feel free to include recent publications, fellowships/grants, awards, non-academic/extracurricular achievements, etc. All achievements will be announced at the next BME happy hour. 


BME Lunar New Year Celebration!

Friday, February 23rd, 6:00pm
Location: Levering Great Hall

A reminder that the BME Lunar New Year Celebration is TODAY in Levering Great Hall at 6pm!

Come celebrate the new year with us and enjoy delicious Chinese food, raffle prizes, and more! 

This event will follow the first monthly BME Happy Hour (5-6pm, Clark Hall, 3rd Floor).

We hope to see you there!


BME Halloween Party 2017

Saturday, October 28th
Location: 2905 Guilford Avenue

The first-year BME PhD students will be hosting our annual BME Halloween party on Saturday, October 28th! Wear a costume and join us for a night of drinks, music, and spooky spooky fun! Small costume prizes will be given in the following categories:
A) Most memorable
B) Nerdiest
C) Best group (2+ people)
Refreshments will be available, courtesy of the budget that the BME council has graciously provided, but we encourage you to byo, be it booze or baked goods.*RSVP* through this poll or on Facebook. Hope to see you there!



Reminder that today 9/25/17 is the last day to cancel your RSVP to the BME Retreat (email Hong or PhdCouncil)

Cancellations after this date will result in a 600$ per person to you


 BME PhD program will be subsidizing softshell jackets for PhD students for a mere $10!

You can also get the jacket personalized with your name for an additional $3. 

Link to LogoLink to Jacket

To get your jacket in time for the retreat,
please complete this order form by
TOMORROW, Friday 9/15/17at 11:59pm EST.


Date: Friday, September 29th, 2017 6pm - Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12pm

Location:  Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, Ocean City, MD

RSVP now for the Annual BME PhD Retreat! 
The deadline to RSVP is August 31, 2017.

Click here to RSVP

All BME PhD students are invited to attend the retreat free of charge, including accommodation, food, and drinks. Attendance is mandatory for first year students. Senior students are especially encouraged to attend.

Agenda: Click here to see the tentative retreat agenda. We will have an exciting program including a welcome speech by our new department director Dr. Miller, a faculty panel, alumni talks, fun team-building activities, food, drinks, and prizes! Most activities are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, with free time to explore and relax on Sunday. The final agenda may change subject to student feedback. Students can bring a guest for a fee.


BME PhD Welcome BBQ and Orientation!

Friday, August 18th

3:00-4:00pm Presentation by Dr. Shadmehr (Hodson 213)

4:00-5:00pm PhD Council Presentation/Panel and Trivia (Hodson 213)

5:30-7:30pm BBQ (Hodson Hall 2nd Floor Lobby)

Come meet our new incoming BME PhD class at the Welcome BBQ this Friday! We will have catering from Urban BBQ, as well as vegetarian options, sides, snacks, and drinks!


BME PhD Incoming Students 2017

August 18th, 2017

Please welcome the incoming class of BME PhD students!


BME PHD Orientation Volunteers needed!

Please sign up on the Google form before 8/14/17!