Apply for the 2019 NextProf Pathfinder Workshop, application deadline June 14

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Research | 0 comments

The University of Michigan College of Engineering is hosting the NextProf Pathfinder Workshop. This workshop is intended for first and second year doctoral students or students in a master’s program intending to apply for a doctoral program in engineering.

The workshop prepares the participants early for a successful doctoral graduate school experience. Participants will also receive information on what it takes to build a competitive graduate school record to obtain a faculty position in academia/the professoriate.

NextProf Pathfinder group

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Apply for the Rising Dissertation Institute for underrepresented doctoral students, Deadline is May 1

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Research, Students |

A new pilot program, the Rising Dissertation Institute (RDI), is available for underrepresented (African American, Native American, Pacific Island and Hispanic) students who will begin a doctoral program in Fall 2019. This four day interactive workshop grew out of the successful Dissertation Institute (DI) that has been running for the past two years. The 2019 RDI will take place on Sunday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 26, 2019 on the University of California, San Diego campus. The Institute is funded by the National Science Foundation and hosted by Old Dominion University and Virginia Tech.Molecules on whiteboard

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Join us at the FURI Symposium, April 19

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Customize your experience, Events, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, International Students, Research, Students |

Check out what your peers are researching at the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Symposium!

FURI Symposium
Friday, April 19, 2019
1–3 p.m. Drop-ins welcome!
Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCT), Tempe campus [map]

At this semi-annual poster presentation, students in FURI, the Grand Challenge Scholars Program and the Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering program as well as students funded by the ASU Kern Project and travel grants present their research and share their findings with peers, the ASU community and the community at large.

Attendees can also enter a raffle for FURI swag by talking with students!

Volunteer to help make the event a success!

Help the FURI team gear up for the FURI Symposium! A lot of work needs to be done before and after, including creating student materials, poster work, assembling easels, delivering supplies, managing the event flow and tearing down afterward. Student organizations are eligible for Dean’s Funding points!

Sign up to volunteer!

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Attend the 2019 Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Bioengineering Symposium, April 5

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Opportunities, Research, Students |

Attend the 2019 Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Bioengineering Symposium to network with students and faculty about your research area!

Single cell analysis is a vital part of understanding the variability in normal and diseased biological systems. The Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Bioengineering (MCTB) faculty cluster at Arizona State University is excited to announce a symposium from experts in the single cell field and hands-on single-cell RNA-seq analysis training session on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Synapses

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Attend Becoming an Engineer: Challenging Traditional and Normative Conceptions of Engineering through Identity, February 25

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Opportunities, Research, Students |

Please join Cassandra (Groen) McCall, PhD, Post-doctoral Research Associate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for the seminar, “Becoming an Engineer: Challenging Traditional and Normative Conceptions of Engineering through Identity,” February 25!

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Attend Diverse students and educational institutions: reframing conceptualizations of heterogeneity in engineering education, February 28

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Research, Students |

Please join us for a talk on Thursday, February 28 where assistant research professor Bruk T. Berhane, University of Maryland, will present a seminar titled, “Diverse students and educational institutions: reframing conceptualizations of heterogeneity in engineering education.”

Bruk Berhane guest lecture

 

 

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