Genealogy Studies Program

BU Genealogy News

Come See Us on The Road in 2019!

We will be exhibiting at the NGS 2019 Family History Conference in Saint Charles, MO.  Come learn about our highly recommended Certificate and Principles courses, and see for yourself how these programs will help you with your research methodologies. Whether you are a serious hobbyist or an expert with your CG®, we have the right …

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When Results from Genealogy Testing Services Tell a Different Story

Revolutionary DNA-matching services like FamilyTreeDNA, 23andMe, and Ancestry are an exciting breakthrough in genealogy technology. These services can provide anyone who submits a simple swab or vial of DNA insight into his or her ethnic backgrounds and matches to ancestors dating back generations. As these services have grown in popularity, millions of people have used …

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Excited for the Royal Wedding?

If you are excited for the Royal Wedding and are a genealogy enthusiast, you will be intrigued to read some interesting findings about Meghan Markle’s lineage. Check out this article based on research from Boston University partner, New England Historic Genealogical Society genealogist Gary Boyd Roberts to see his royal findings! Read the full article …

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In the Spotlight: Genealogy Roadshow’s Mary M. Tedesco

Growing Family Trees  Professional genealogist and PBS Genealogy Roadshow host Mary M. Tedesco has traced back her own Italian ancestry to the 1500s, and greatly enjoys embarking on the same research journey for all of her clients. As a graduate of the Boston University Center for Professional Education Genealogical Research Certificate Program, Mary has turned her favorite hobby …

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly hosted at BU

Reflecting its ongoing involvement in advanced genealogical education, BU’s Center for Professional Education proudly houses the renowned National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ). The journal is co-edited by the director of CPE’s Genealogical Research program, Melinde Lutz Byrne, FASG, and program instructor Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS. For more information about the …

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