March 7th,  2019



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

March 15   MESA deadline

March 22   VSE UG Research Celebration, Call for Proposals Deadline

April 16   VSE UG Research Celebration


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SUMMER SCHEDULE in UP for viewing:

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



Undergraduate NEWS:


Class Changes for Fall 2019 DUE to new curriculum implementation. Please see equivalency sheet attached. More in separate email.

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

Walk in next week: Wednesday, March 13th from 2-4pm

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.
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]. 


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

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

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

If you have completed a research or scholarly project, or have one in progress, please consider participating in the poster session. Cash Prizes of $1000 will be awarded for the most outstanding projects. There is a lot of helpful information at . Workshops will be offered on March 7 and April 2; check for details. The deadline to submit proposals for inclusion in the VSE Undergraduate Research Celebration is Friday, March 22. Proposals need to include a title and abstract of the project. Please submit your proposals here. You will be notified via email by Friday, March 29 if your poster is accepted. Award decisions will be made during the poster session and the celebration will conclude with an award ceremony.

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


Dr. Jeffrey Moran | Thursday, March 21st |12pm-1:00pm| Krasnow, Room 229

Topic: Active Colloids: Basic Physics and Biomedical Applications

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[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.



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



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[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

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[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


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Scholarship/ Contests 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.

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Claudia Borke

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Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, 1J7

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Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

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