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Weekly News Letter

March 22th, 2018

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News

 

Office Move: The  Department of Bioengineering office and several of our professors have moved to Peterson Hall Suite 3100.

Deadlines

   Summer Registration:

March 26   Graduate Students and Seniors

March 27   Juniors  

March 28   Sophomores

March 29   Freshmen

   Fall Registration:

April 3   Graduate Students

April 5   Seniors

April 9   Juniors  

April 11   Sophomores

April 13   Freshmen

The fall schedule can now be viewed on Patriot web.

Please set up an appointment with your advisor for your fall 2018 schedule here:

http://advising.gmu.edu/

Click on the button in the top right corner “GMU SSC Campus”.

Academics

  Undergraduate NEWS:

For students who need BIOL 213 in fall please sign up for the BIOL 213 -007 class with Dr. Hoemann. This class is different from the regular BIOL 213 classes and will be mandatory for our BENG students starting this fall 2018.

Events

   Seminars

March 26|10:30am-11:30am| Research Hall, Room 162

Dr. Ryan Williams-Research seminar: Nanomaterials for in vivo cancer diagnostics and renal disease therapy

March 26|1:30pm-2:30pm| Nguyen Engineering Building, ENGR 3507

Dr. Ryan Williams-classroom lecture: Foundations of Drug Delivery in Medicine:
Self-Motion:  Implications for Perception & Action

 

 

   Making Great Connections | Wednesday, March 28 | 12pm-1pm | SUB I 3400

Come learn and enhance your networking skills!

 

   VSE Undergraduate Research Celebration | Monday, April 16 | 5:30-8:30pm | Johnson Center Dewberry Hall –

Find out what it means to do research
and apply to OSCAR

Internship

   [FLYER]  Office of the Chief Data Officer at the Federal Reserve Board-

The job post on the public website is no longer active but any interested candidates can talk to Justin Rinker (Manager - Data management, Integration and Dissemination, Federal Reserve Board of Governors) directly and he can connect the applicant to the recruiter onsite. The position has not been filled yet. Key things to note are that it’s a year-round internship and the person would start immediately. They would be expected to work 10-32.5 hours a week 

 

   Vencore’s 2018 Summer Intern Program

This Vencore summer intern program is designed to provide college students the opportunity to learn about Vencore and gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment.  Vencore’s summer internship program places an emphasis on developing the next generation’s workforce. This being said, as part of the internship curriculum, each intern is provided with the opportunity to interact with various branches of the company. This includes the chance to participate in a corporate public speaking course, attend brown bag sessions with the executive leadership team and participate in teambuilding activities with mentors and fellow interns. At the end of the program, each intern will give a brief presentation to the executive team summarizing their accomplishments and key takeaways achieved while working for Vencore. 

 

This ten-week paid internship program runs from May 29 to August 3, with the option to extend.  Each intern should be available to work the duration of the ten weeks and commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week. This program is geared towards technical college students, actively enrolled at a four year university, who will be rising into their senior year. Juniors may be considered if they have declared their major and have qualified coursework.

 

If you are interested in learning more about Vencore and the summer intern program, please apply directly to the positon here

Job
[FLYER]  Postdoctoral Position outside the NIH: Office of Science and Engineering Labs

Position Title: LabView programmer for optical imaging project in neurotoxicology.

Website – http://go.usa.gov/cegV3

[FLYER]  Foreign Service Day for UG and GR students: Sat. April 7th

Interested in foreign service or diplomatic career? Login to HireMason to apply,

look for Job #152293, titled “Foreign Service Day: Exploring Careers in the State Department”.

All majors encouraged!

Scholarship

 Association of Old Crows Scholarship | Deadline: March 30

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.crows.org/resource/resmgr/membership/Scholarship/2018_Scholarship_Form.pdf?hhSearchTerms=%22aoc+and+scholarship%22

Two scholarships in the amount of $12,500 each will be awarded on May 2018.

HENNAC Scholarship | Deadline: Monday, April

Application and more information
S
cholarship awards range from $500 - $10,000
Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students, who intend to or are currently pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, are encouraged to apply for these merit-based scholarships. Students must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA and must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate strong leadership or service within the Hispanic community.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 30th HENAAC Conference, from October 18 – 21, 2018, in Pasadena, CA. Great Minds in STEM subsidizes over $850 in registration, travel and housing for the Scholars to attend this conference, where they will meet their sponsors, be awarded their scholarship and formally recognized as new members of the GMiS Scholars Society.

 

Research

 

 

Dates

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March 26:BENG Seminar Dr. Ryan Williams

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Summer Registration

March 26 Grad & Seniors

March 27 Juniors

March 28 Sophomores

March 29 Freshman

March 28 Making Great Connections

March 30: Association of Old Crows Scholarship deadline

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April 7: Foreign Service Day

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April 16: VSE Undergraduate Research Celebration

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Fall Registration

April 3   Graduate Students

April 5   Seniors

April 9   Juniors  

April 11   Sophomores

April 13   Freshmen

 

 

 

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Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

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Website: http://bioengineering.gmu.edu/

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Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Hall Health Services, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-2077

 

STUDENTS: Please use your MasonLive e-mail. Include name and G number!

APPOINTMENTS: http://advising.gmu.edu/

Click on the button in the top right corner “GMU SSC Campus”

Frequently Used Forms and Websites:

Declare concentration: http://registrar.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/UCDM.pdf (Fill out top and enter new concentration in “advisor use only” box)

Run Degree evaluation/audit: http://registrar.gmu.edu/students/degree-evaluation/degree-works/

How to check how other courses transfer to Mason: http://admissions.gmu.edu/transfer/transferCreditSearch.asp

Mason Core: http://catalog.gmu.edu/mason-core/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Hall Health Services, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-2077

 

STUDENTS: Please use your MasonLive e-mail. Include name and G number!

APPOINTMENTS: http://advising.gmu.edu/

Click on the button in the top right corner “GMU SSC Campus”

Frequently Used Forms and Websites:

Declare concentration: http://registrar.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/UCDM.pdf (Fill out top and enter new concentration in “advisor use only” box)

Run Degree evaluation/audit: http://registrar.gmu.edu/students/degree-evaluation/degree-works/

How to check how other courses transfer to Mason: http://admissions.gmu.edu/transfer/transferCreditSearch.asp

Mason Core: http://catalog.gmu.edu/mason-core/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Hall Health Services, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-2077

 

STUDENTS: Please use your MasonLive e-mail. Include name and G number!

APPOINTMENTS: http://advising.gmu.edu/

Click on the button in the top right corner “GMU SSC Campus”

Frequently Used Forms and Websites:

Declare concentration: http://registrar.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/UCDM.pdf (Fill out top and enter new concentration in “advisor use only” box)

Run Degree evaluation/audit: http://registrar.gmu.edu/students/degree-evaluation/degree-works/

How to check how other courses transfer to Mason: http://admissions.gmu.edu/transfer/transferCreditSearch.asp

Mason Core: http://catalog.gmu.edu/mason-core/