Programs in Genealogical Research

BU Genealogy News

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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Come See Us on The Road in 2018!

We will be exhibiting at various genealogical conferences and events throughout 2018. Come learn about our highly recommended Certificate and Principles programs, 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 program for you. …

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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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Melinde Byrne, discussing the complexity of modern family trees on NPR

Melinde Lutz Byrne, Director of Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate program, was featured on National Public Radio discussing the changing American family and its impact on tracing family trees. She was also quoted in a New York Times article discussing the complexity of modern family trees. Listen to the conversation or read the full article …

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