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Feb  26th,  2019

 

 

Feb 28      BENG seminar, Peter Basser, PhD  

March 1   Binghamton REU NSF Deadline  

March 1   Penn State STCSI Deadline

March 5   BMES Fundraiser at Panda Express

March 7   Seminar: Siddhartha Sikdar, PhD

March 15   MESA deadline

March 8    Career Fair rescheduled , see our BIOE alumni recruiting at NVESD booth

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VOTE: ACADEMIC ADVISOR OF THE YEAR

Deadline March 1st

 

SUMMER SCHEDULE in UP for viewing:

Registration -  Graduate students & Seniors: Mar25, Juniors: Mar26, SO: Mar27, FR: Mar28

Academics

Undergraduate NEWS:

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SUMMER CLASSES AT HOME: Are you considering taking a class or two at home. Please fill out a STUDY ELSEWHERE form at your earliest convenience. No class credit without prior approval. Deadline at my office April 15th.

Gowns for Grads - lends commencement regalia to students that are unable to purchase their own cap and gown.  The Spring 2019 Gowns for Grads application is now open. New this semester is an option for anyone affected by the furlough to apply for the program.  Students can go to https://ulife.gmu.edu/students/gowns-for-grads-lending-program/ to apply.  The deadline is May 6, 2019 and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Any questions can be directed to [log in to unmask] or to Adrienne Thompson, at [log in to unmask]. 

Events

Brother’s Brother| TODAY, Feb 26th, 2019| 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm | HUB Meeting Room 5

Our BMES is working with Brother’s Brother to fix medical equipment to help countries and areas in need. Today the organization is here on campus as part of Homecoming and would love to see and work with you. Check it out if you have time today.

BMES Fundraiser EVENT | Tuesday, March 5th, 2019| 10:00 am – 11:00 pm | Panda Express

Come out and have lunch or dinner with a friend at Panda Express and 20% of the event sales will be donated to our Biomedical Engineering Society. TO receive the 20% donation from Panda Express, follow the instructions on this link: https://www.pandaexpress.com/en/fundraiser/flyer/264239

 [FLYER] MESA 2019 | Deadline March  15th | See flyer for information sessions

Mason Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator: Apply for this exceptional 8-week business acceleration program

More info

bit.ly/MSEA2019

Career Fair: Rescheduled for March 8th| Dewberry Hall - https://gmu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/7934/student_preview
Two Bioengineering Alumni will be at the Night Vision Booth (NVESD). Say hello to Neil Jacob and Forrest Bussler.

BENG SEMINARS

[FLYER] Dr. Peter Basser | Thursday, February  28th |12pm-1pm| Krasnow room 229

Title: Probing tissue microstructure and dynamics non-invasively with MRI

Dr. Rodolphe J. Gentili | Friday, March 1st |1pm| Krasnow room 229 – CASSBI seminar

Title: Combined mental workload assessment under various task demands in individuals with and without limb loss.

Dr. Martin Guimond | Thursday, March 7th |12pm-1pm| Krasnow room 229

Title: Restoring Immunocompetence after allogeneic stem cell transplantation and graft-versus-host disease.

Department of Health Administration offers:

[FLYER] Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar | Thursday, March 7th |12pm-1:30pm| Merten Hall 1202

Topic: Transdisciplinary Research on Chronic Disability

More Events
[FLYER] Peace Corp Prep | see flyer for dates and locations

Peace Corp information sessions. Mason has a program with the Peace Corp focusing on language, experience, and leadership.

Internships/Jobs

 

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

[FLYER]  Binghamton 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

Penn State College of Engineering STCSI | Deadline March 1th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Penn State's College of Engineering and the College of Health and Human Development are offering the Penn State Summer Translational Cardiovascular Science Institute (STCSI), sponsored by the American Heart Association. To be considered, undergraduate students must have a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular science, have completed more than 60 credits, and have a GPA average of 3.25 or higher. Stipend: $4,000. For more information check here.

 

Jobs

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

 

[FLYER]  2019/2020 Peer Academic Advisor Applications Open | Application Deadline March 8th ,2019|

Find more information on the job and application in the flyer.

 

Job Services

Peer Mentor Center | ENGR 2614| Mo-Th: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Fr: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come and sign up for free tutoring. For more information click here.

[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

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Scholarship/ Contests

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:

 

 

Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

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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

 

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