March 26th,  2019



March 28  Dr. Michael Kolios

April 4       Dr. Samuel Patz Seminar

April 12     Faculty Career Advising Event

April 16     VSE UG Research Celebration


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


Registration -  Graduate students & Seniors: Apr2, Juniors: Apr8, SO: Apr10, FR: Apr12



Undergraduate NEWS:


Class Changes for Fall 2019 DUE to new curriculum implementation. Please see REVISED equivalency sheet attached.

Controls and Overrides: The following BENG classes for Fall 2019 have controls:

BENG 230, BENG 320, BENG 330/331, BENG 360, BENG 370/371, BENG 420, BENG 391. The controls will be lifted on May 21st at 10 am.

Students who will take BENG 492 in fall 2019 or spring 2020, please email me for an override of BENG 391 (which is now senior seminar I). Students who are graduating in fall and still need BENG 420 please email me as well for an override.

MATH 203 BIOE section: Is mandatory and needs an override from me. Please email [log in to unmask] for an override.

BIOL 213 BIOE section: Is mandatory and needs an override from me. Please email [log in to unmask] for an override.

Appointments with your Advisor: Use the appointment system SSC Campus -

Walk ins week of April 1: Mo, April 1st from 3-4:30pm, April 2nd from 2-4pm, April 3rd from 1-3pm, April 4th from 10-12pm. Please make use of the walk ins.

[FLYER] BENG 417 – Bioengineering World Health: You always wanted to take a class abroad as an engineer and have it count as a Technical Elective? BENG 417 is a fall lecture with an abroad experience over winter break in Guatemala. Students live in home stays and work at remote hospitals paired with students from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Please let me know ASAP if you are interested in this course. See flyer for more info about time and expenses.

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. It is important to add an additional sheet for WHY you need to take the classes.
May and August 2019 Graduates:
Important information about timelines and the entire graduation process can be found at

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 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]. 


Faculty Career Advising Event | April 12th | 1:00 – 4:00 pm Sign-up sheet to be furnished with location for different faculty. Our new Pre-Health Advisor Ms. Mimi Qureshi Lewis has been so kind to participate in our event.

VSE UG Research Celebration | April 16th | 5:30-8:30 pm Dewberry Hall


Dr. Michael Kolios | Thursday, March 28th |12pm-1:00pm| Krasnow, Room 229

Dr. Kolios is an expert on ultrasound, photoacoustic, and optical imaging. He is also the Associate Dean of Science, Research, and Graduate Studies at Ryerson University:

Dr. Samuel Patz | Thursday, April 4th |12pm-1:00pm| Krasnow, Room 229

Title: Imaging Localized Neuronal Activity at Fast Time Scales through Biomechanics.

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.




Are you doing an internship this summer, were you accepted to a special program? LET US KNOW. We want to know what you do!

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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

Drop-ins: 2:30 – 4:30pm, ENGR 2812.. Schedule Industry Advising appointments on, 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


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


Elena’s Student Scholarships for Well-Being | Applications can be found here.

Deadline is April 17th, 2019. 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, has made available scholarships that can provide financial assistance. There are 12 different scholarships listed.

More information:



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General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

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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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