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Jan  29th,  2019

 

 

Jan 29       Last Day to Add classes

Jan 31       Frankel Cardiovascular Center Deadline

Jan 31       Unpaid Internship Scholarship deadline

Feb 1         Dean’s Video Contest

Feb 5         Last day to drop with 100% refund

Feb 13      CNF CTECH KEP PARADIM REU Deadline

Feb 14      Last Day to Drop Classes

Feb 14      Conversation Partners deadline

Feb 15      VCU REU deadline

Feb 15      Vanderbilt NSF REU deadline

Feb 15      Three Minute Thesis Deadline

Feb 15      Wake Forest Internship Deadline

March 1   Binghamton REU NSF Deadline   

News

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Students: Please fill out this BMES questionnaire on meeting times:
https://goo.gl/forms/JEcHTmnSDTDfaWyZ2

 

Deadlines-

TODAY JAN 29 – Last Day to Add classes

Feb 14 – Last Day to Drop classes

Feb 22 – Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation

Academics

Undergraduate NEWS:

ATTENTION:

Appointments with your Advisor: Use the appointment system SSC Campus -  https://gmu.campus.eab.com/

There has been a mix up with my new Drop In times. Walk ins are Jan30 & Feb 6 from 2-3pm. For academic plans please make regular appointments.

Mason Core English Composition: The English department requires students to take the Literature Elective BEFORE English 302. No exceptions even in the last semester.

BMES – Our BMES asks you to fill out below questionnaire on meeting times to make sure everybody can attend:

https://goo.gl/forms/JEcHTmnSDTDfaWyZ2

If you would like to be part of the Mentor Mentee program please use the link below. It will help our local chapter to correctly pair up the students.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SW8Q2N6

Events

BENG SEMINARS

Dr. Juan Cebral | Thursday, February  7th |12pm-1pm| Krasnow room 229

Topic: Patient-Specific Models of Cerebral Aneurysms to Assess Rupture Risk, Understand Mechanisms and Evaluate Devices and Procedures

Dr. Yun Chen | Thursday, February  14th |12pm-1pm| Krasnow room 229

Topic: Developing a multi-scale toolbox to study biophysical effects on phenotypes and behaviors of the cells

More Events
[FLYER] MESA 2019: Mason Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator: Apply for this exceptional 8-week business acceleration program.

Internships/Jobs

REU at VCU for Bioengineers | Deadline February 15th, 2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Announcing 10 undergraduate student openings for a 10 week Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates centered in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond,VA. Students will work on biomedical engineering research projects under the supervision of faculty. Research projects will involve experimental and computational approaches to mechanobiology in the areas indicated below. Students will participate in a weekly meeting where research ethics and mechanobiology techniques will be presented. Students will be required to participate in one outreach activity to K-12 student or teachers during the summer. Students will also present their own research findings at the end of the summer This program is sponsored by the VCU College of Engineering and the NSF.

Competitive stipends will be offered plus on-campus housing will be covered if needed. The program will run for 10 weeks beginning May 28th, 2019.

Application Link:  https://tinyurl.com/vcusummer

[FLYER] Frankel Cardiovascular Center | Deadline January 31st ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Undergraduate Fellowship program supports undergraduate students who are interested in cardiovascular research. More information here: www.tinyurl.com/fcvcsummerfellowship

Research Experience  2019 CNF CTECH KEP PARADIM REU| Deadline 8pm February 13th ,2019| Undergrad

During the summer of 2019,  Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF), Center for Transportation, Environment & Community Health (CTECH), Keeping the Ezra Promise (KEP), and Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials (PARADIM) -- will sponsor Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs. Engineering and science students with broad interests across disciplines focusing on nanotechnology are eligible to apply (see restrictions and eligibility requirements below) to the CNF, KEP and PARADIM Programs. Participants receive a $5,000 stipend, plus housing and reasonable travel expenses. More information:

http://www.reu.nnin.org/

Mason Conversation Partners | Deadline February 14th ,2019

Are you looking for ways to get more involved this semester? I invite you to sign up for Mason Conversation Partners where you will be paired with an INTO Mason international student. This is an opportunity for you to gain communication and cross cultural skills while being a mentor to this student as you help them practice English and show them Mason culture. We ask that you meet with your partner once a week for at least one hour. If you are interested please sign up by Thursday February 14. You will be emailed the following week with your partner assignments. There will also be a Kick Off Event on Monday February 18 as an opportunity to meet your partner and everyone else participating in the program. Let me know if you have any questions.

Link to sign up: https://bit.ly/2B0NARY

[FLYER]  East Carolina University NSF Research REU | Starting February 15th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

NSF-funded REU site on Biomedical Engineering in Simulations, Imaging, and Modeling (BME-SIM). Starting February 15th, 2019, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

·         Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering

·         U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

AWARD

·         $5,000 stipend

·         travel reimbursement, meal plan

·         Room and board

Please visit: (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cet/engineering/reu.cfm). Any questions to Stephanie George  [log in to unmask].

University of Rochester | Deadline February 15th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

The Biomedical Engineering Department at Wake Forest University will offer 10-week summer undergraduate research opportunities in 2019. Students selected for this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program will receive a stipend and on-campus housing.

[FLYER]  Vanderbilt University NSF Research | Deadline February 15th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Summer 2019 NSF REU program in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at Vanderbilt University. The application deadline is February 15th.  The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering.

ELIGIBILITY

·         Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering

·         U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

·         Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply

AWARD

·         $5,000 stipend

·         $500 travel allowance

·         Room and board

Please visit: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/vinse/reu/ for more information or to apply.

[FLYER] Wake Forest University REU Internship| Deadline February 15th ,2019| Undergrad|Summer 2019

The Biomedical Engineering Department at Wake Forest University will offer 10-week summer undergraduate research opportunities in 2019. The program is accepting applications until February 15, 2019 (see attached flyer and link to apply): http://www.wakehealth.edu/CIB/Summer-Research-Opportunities.htm

For internships abroad - check online with the Global Education Office or make an appointment with me.

[FLYER]  Binghamington University NSF Research REU | Deadline March 1th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Binghamton University's NSF REU program offers undergraduates intensive multidisciplinary hands-on research and professional development training in integrated biomedical translational science and technology development..

ELIGIBILITY

·         Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering

·         U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

AWARD

·         $5,000 stipend

·         $450 travel allowance

·         Room and board

Please visit:  https://www.binghamton.edu/biomedical-engineering/reu/about-reu.html

Jobs

Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:

https://university.linkedin.com/linkedin-for-students

 

Job Services

[FLYER] Career Services  |Nguyen Engineering Building ENGR 2901| Mondays and Tuesdays – Come and speak to our Industry Advisor!

Thursday: Appointments 9:30am  – 2pm, ENGR 2812 https://careers.gmu.edu/students/make-appointment

Drop-ins: 2:30 – 4:30pm, ENGR 2812.. Schedule Industry Advising appointments on handshake.gmu.edu, or by calling 703-993-2370 (Pay attention to location – Engineering building or SUB I)

General drop-in hours are also available in SUB I 3400, Monday through Friday, 11-1

Handshake

handshake.gmu.edu

Mason’s source for jobs, internships, workshops, & career fairs.

Scholarship/ Contests

Unpaid Internship Scholarship | Deadline January 31th ,2019

The Unpaid Internship Scholarship is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) with at least a 2.0 GPA and who will participate in an unpaid internship during the spring semester. Students may receive up to $1,500 during the spring semester. Multiple scholarships will be awarded.  This scholarship is considered financial aid and receipt of an award may have an effect on the student’s existing financial aid package. Awardees must provide proof they have secured an unpaid internship before any monies will be awarded to their student account.  Additional details will be provided to selected applicants. The application for the spring 2019 term is due on January 31, 2019. 

  • Students may apply for the scholarship before securing an internship; awardees will be asked to provide proof they have secured an internship before any monies will be paid to their student account (Internship Verification Form).
  • Internships can be for academic credit or not-for-credit.
  • This scholarship is considered financial aid and receipt of an award may have an effect on your existing financial aid package.
  • Awards are paid to your Mason student account and will be applied to any outstanding balance on your account first. If there is not an outstanding balance, then the monies will be provided to the student.
  • Awards will be paid out in 2 separate payments over the course of the academic term.
  • International students ARE eligible for the scholarship; however additional paperwork may be required after they have been selected and the amount may be subject to taxes.
  • Priority is given to students participating in their first internship related to their academic/professional goals.

 

   Direct link to the application in Handshake (login with

NetID): https://gmu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2251528/share_preview

Caring.com Scholarships for Student Care Givers:  Deadlines vary

More and more high school and college students are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones. To help support these students, Caring.com has made available scholarships that can provide financial assistance. There are 12 different scholarships listed.

More information:

Dean’s Video Contest:  deadline: February 1st 2019

Dean Ken Ball is hosting a video contest this winter. First prize is $500, second is $250. Other prizes will go to some of the best submissions.

Engineering undergraduates, master’s students, and PhD candidates¬ can participate alone or in teams. Student teams must include at least one person from Mason Engineering, but students from other schools can participate as well.

Here are the rules:

Submit a video (at most 60 seconds) that either:

Tells a compelling story about an engineering project you did or are doing at Mason; or

Captures viewers’ imagination by illustrating how “The Future of Engineering Is Here.”

We will announce the winners and award prizes during Engineers Week.

How to enter:

·         Decide which track you will enter

·         Create your video

·         Upload your video on YouTube

·         Submit your video by email to [log in to unmask]

with the subject line: 60-second video track 1 or 60-second video track 2.

Include the names and program majors of the team members and the YouTube url in the body of the email.

Entries must be received by noon on February 1, 2019. Winners will be announced during Engineer’s Week 2019.

 

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) :  Application deadline: TIME Sensitive-Registration capped at 50 students

Open now-February 15th, 2018 |PHD LEVEL

3MT® is a research communication competition where PhD students present their doctoral research to a non-specialist audience using only one single visual aid—all in three minutes. This exercise encourages graduate students to think about their research from an outsider’s perspective, hones their presentation skills, and provides a forum for a cross-disciplinary exchange of exciting ideas and information. 1st Place=$1000, 2nd place=$750, 3rd place=$500

For more information: https://provost.gmu.edu/academics-and-research/graduate-education/3mt%C2%AE

 

 

Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

Email: [log in to unmask]

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

 

Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, 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: https://gmu.campus.eab.com/

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 Family Health Sciences Hall, 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/ssc/

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 Family Health Sciences Hall, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-6406

 

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

APPOINTMENTS: https://gmu.campus.eab.com/

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/