Appointments with your Bioengineering Academic Advisor and Success Coach:
All scheduled advising appointments will be online.
Use the appointment system SSC Campus -
https://gmu.campus.eab.com/, choose Virtual and Bioengineering Major advising. Download
Zoom from the ITS website for free:
app to your desktop. Once you make an appointment with me in SSC Campus I will send you an invitation.
You can also email me.
Virtual Coffee Chat:
OVERWHELMED? Join our coffee chat
on September 10th from 3-4pm. Want to complain, let off steam, feel connected or have questions. Zoom: https://gmu.zoom.us/j/6724250700?pwd=c1Zoa0NnMVh2T244aVc3ME11amFMZz09
Walk in hours: COMING SOON.. first come first serve, location TBD.
STUDENT GUIDE 2020-2021: Find curriculum information, classes and more
Important: MATH 114 and MATH 214:
Both Math classes have to be passed with a B- or above for the bioengineering program. If you are a transfer student and transferred any of those classes without a B- and above you are required to retake them.
ENGH 302 classes
can only be N (Natural Science section) or M (Multidisciplinary section)
STARTING Fall 2020, BENG 320 will be a prerequisite for
BENG 330/331. Students who plan on taking BENG 230 in spring please open the attached new Fall 2020 curricula. Adjust your schedule, email Claudia Borke if you have questions.
STARTING Fall 2020 FRESHMEN will be assigned a Success Coach. For Bioengineering students, Claudia Borke will be your Academic Advisor and Success Coach. You are required to meet once a semester. If you have not received
Campaign with a letter, the Recording Waiver and the Patriot Coaching Partnership Agreement yet, please email: [log in to unmask]
Women Building Bio Conference:
Mason is a sponsor of the upcoming VA Bio
Women Building Bio conference
and included in our sponsorship, all Mason faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend for free using the promo code
on the registration page:
Women Building Bio will be held on September 16th as a half-day, virtual conference. Special guests will include Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath of Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier,
and our very own President Gregory Washington of George Mason University.
Science Policy Workshop:
Application Deadline September 1st. Preparing Rising Scientists to navigate the Science Policy Interface. Undergraduate and Graduate Students will be selected to participate in four 2-hour workshops to
learn about science policy. $200 stipends will be available for those who complete the workshop and associated activities. Workshops are on 9/17, 10/8, 10/29, 11/19. Please see more in flyer.
BENG and CASBBI SEMINARS
Sept. 10 | 12 – 1:00pm | Houssein Abdul Sater,PhD, Immuno-oncologist & Pathologist Head, NIH, Nat’l Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Zoom link:
https://gmu.zoom.us/j/92554249038?pwd=V2p1ZUdqM1Y2RnBCcWhDU0V0T2FZZz09, Meeting ID: 925 5424 9038 Passcode: 640851,
Title: Multiplex IF (MxIF), and introduction and a utility discussion from a bioengineering perspective, see abstract in attachment
For more information on our fall 202 seminar series and speakers please check attachment.
Look for upcoming events
BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society): Local Chapter:
President: Antarjot Kaur, Organization email:
[log in to unmask], Instagram: bmes_gmu, Twitter: @BmesGmu and snapchat: @Bmes_Gmu, Workshops every Thursday starting September 24th, Game Night on September 25th and Speakers, Virtual Links: TBD
Mindfulness/Meditation session | Online Mo-W 12-12:30pm and Th-Fr
12-12:20 pm WEBEX meeting number: https://gmu.webex.com/gmu/j.php?MTID=m4f903aef31df0c53c5d7ca086019e039,
Meeting Number: 643418425 Password: Gmi4YX2pF5s. Come and join the Mason community for an opportunity to pause, breathe, relax, and be in a kind, supportive, loving space.
BENG UG Research Opportunities:
Follow this link-
bioengineering.gmu.edu or copy and paste this address: https://bioengineering.gmu.edu/why-study-here/student-research-opportunities/undergraduate
Did you have an internship last summer and would like to tell us about it? Is your senior design group on the brink of making a global impact or you would like to share your lab experience here in the
newsletter? Please email a short summary, picture and fill out the attached release form and send to:
[log in to unmask].
Interdisciplinary Engineer, US Federal Drug
:Oak Ridge National Laboratory Computational Science & Technology Advanced Research Studies Program (US citizenship is not required.)
Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:
Peer Mentor Center
Services schedule TBD
University Career Services
| University Career Services is now virtual. You can also schedule
an appointment on Handshake.
Major/Career Exploration and Job/Internship Search Assistance:
Schedule a phone or video chat appointment through Handshake
Resume Reviews: Email your resume or cover letter for review, along
with the position description of the job for which you're applying, to [log in to unmask]
Workshops and Employer Events: Check the calendar in Handshake for
virtual career events
Top Three Digital Career Resources:
With your Mason Net ID and password you have complete access to premium digital platforms designed to augment your career readiness preparation. Here are the top three
the perfect tool for a practice interview
your go-to resource for employer and industry research
a seemingly endless stream of educational programs, including certifications
Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering:
The Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering is available to rising seniors with a declared major in Bioengineering at George Mason University. Rising seniors means Spring/Summer or Fall 2021 graduation
date. 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 $1,000.00.
To be considered, interested students should complete this form and submit it electronically to Ms. Claudia Borke
by no later than Monday September 7th, 2020
Application is attached.
The Volgenau School of Engineering offers several scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students.