August 21 ,  2019



August 23             Preamble

August 26             First day of classes

September 3        Last day to add classes

September 5        Dr. Eli Zunder

September 9        Last day to drop (100% refund)

September 12      Dr. Sridevi Sarma

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Preamble – New Student Convocation and VSE BBQ
Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
VSE BBQ 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Where: Eagle Arena Bank

When: Friday, August 23rd, 2019

This is a free lunch for all attendees including BIOE students, staff, and faculty



Undergraduate NEWS:


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

Walk ins Week of August 26th: August 26th from 1:30pm – 3:00 pm.

Winter 2019 Graduates: Important information about timelines and the entire graduation process can be found at . Make sure to check your degree audit.

MATH 114 and MATH 214 need to be passed with a B- and above in the department of bioengineering.

New curriculum in Fall 2019: Students in catalog years before Fall 2019 please check attached equivalency sheet.

BMES: Consider becoming a member of the national Biomedical Engineering Society. Only $30/ year for student membership. To become a member of our local chapter please email Holly To, our BMES president - [log in to unmask]. This is an opportunity to mingle with BIOE students, network, go to conferences, help , fundraise and have fun. You need to provide Holly with your BMES membership number and expiration date.

Mason Student Services Center is now the first stop and central resource for any questions related to

·         Registration and academic records

·         Enrollment

·         Financial Aid

·         Billing and Student Accounts


Preamble – New Student Convocation and Campus BBQ | August 23 | 10:30-11:45 am Eagle Bank Arena. Come and meet some of your fellow engineering students, faculty and advisor over free lunch from 12:00-1:30 pm at the Eagle Bank Arena.

Entire semester seminar series attached.

[FLYER] Dr. Eli Zunder| San Francisco University, Thursday, Sept. 5th |12pm-1:00pm| Exploratory Hall, Room L111

Title: Tracking embryonic and postnatal development of the mammalian nervous system at the  single‐cell level.

[FLYER] Dr. Sridevi Sarma | Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Thursday, Sept. 12th |12:00pm-1:00pm| Exploratory Hall, Room L111
Title: Risk‐taking bias in human decision‐making is encoded via a right‐le
ft brain push‐pull system





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Claudia Borke

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Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

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