Appointments with your Advisor:
Use the appointment system SSC Campus -
September 6th from 2pm – 3:30 pm and September 12th from 1pm – 2:30pm.
Winter 2019 Graduates:
Important information about timelines and the entire graduation process can be found at
Spring 2019 Graduates: Make sure to make an appointment with Claudia Borke to go over degree audit and classes BEFORE Spring
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.
Consider becoming a member of the national
Biomedical Engineering Society. Only $30/ year for student
membership. To become a member of our local chapter please email Holly To, our BMES president -
[log in to unmask]. This is an opportunity to mingle with BIOE students, network, go to conferences, help , fundraise and have fun. You need to provide Holly with your BMES membership number and expiration date.
Mason Student Services Center is now the first stop and central resource for any questions related to
Registration and academic records
Billing and Student Accounts
Transfer Nation| September 5 |
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Corner Pocket. Come have fun and win some raffle prizes!
Fall 2019 Peace Corps Prep Program
| September 16 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Research Hall 301
| October 15 |
2:00 – 3:00 pm | Research Hall 301
| November 14 |
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Research Hall 301
Ice Cream Social 2019
| September 5th | 2:00 – 4:00 pm Nguyen Engineering Building | Tickets are available in Peterson Hall, Room 3100
Grad students only
| September 6 | 4:00 – 5:30 pm Johnson Center, Third Floor, Meeting Rm |
5:30 – 7:00 pm Mason Pond and Center for The Arts Lobby | Please bring a blanket or chairs for the picnic
BENG and CASBBI SEMINARS
Entire semester BENG seminar series attached.
Eli Zunder| San Francisco University, Thursday, Sept. 5th |12pm-1:00pm| Exploratory Hall, Room L111
Title: Tracking embryonic and postnatal development of the mammalian nervous system at the single$B!>(Bcell level.
Sridevi Sarma | Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Thursday, Sept. 12th |12:00pm-1:00pm| Exploratory Hall, Room L111
Title: Risk$B!>(Btaking bias in human decision$B!>(Bmaking is encoded via a right$B!>(Bleft brain push$B!>(Bpull system
Preeti Raghavan, M.D
| Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Friday September 6th | 1:00 pm | Krasnow Institute, Rm 229
Title: The science and non-science behind muscle stiffness
BIOE sophomore Amanda Graf:
Did you have an internship this summer and would like to tell us about it? Please email a short summary, picture and a confirmation for information release:
[log in to unmask].
Updated internship information will be posted in this newsletter end of September.
Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:
Peer Mentor Center
| More information to come
Drop-in hours: Mondays and Thursdays from
2:30-4:30 pm | VSE Room 2800
through Friday from 11:00-1:00 pm | SUB I Room 3400
Ann Garner - Industry Advisor for Technology, Cyber Security, and Software Engineering
Dorothy Hayden - Industry Advisor for Engineering, Construction, Aerospace, Manufacturing, and Transportation
Schedule your appointment here:
Mason$B!G(Bs source for jobs, internships, workshops, & career fairs.
Katona Scholarship for rising seniors:
The Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering is available to rising seniors with a declared major in Bioengineering at George Mason University. This Scholarship is open to Bioengineering students pursuing any
concentration within the degree program. Students selected for the scholarship have demonstrated strong academic performance, professional leadership within the university or outside, and exceptional promise for a successful bioengineering career that would
benefit society. Selection of the scholarship awardee may be based entirely on merit, however, a compelling financial need will also be considered. The annual Katona Scholarship award levels may vary from year-to-year but it is expected to be no less than
To be considered, interested students should complete this form and submit it electronically to Ms. Claudia Borke (cborke@gmu,.edu)
or in hardcopy to the Bioengineering office (3100, Peterson Hall) by no later than Sunday September 15th, 2019 @ 5:00pm.
The scholarship is not available for students graduating this fall 2019.