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Experiential Learning Opportunities for Health Professions

Click on a topic below for links to experiential learning opportunities and support resources. 

 

Guest Speaker Date Talk Title
Carl Wieman, PhD            July 26, 2018           

Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education...and Most Other Subjects

A New (and better) Way to Characterize and Evaluate Your Teaching (and everyone else’s)

     

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

 

science/inventors sprints

 

Sprints are one-day intensive events bringing teams of 10-25 undergraduates together to work on meaningful and interesting problems.

  • Gain professional development experience
  • Build your resume
  • Jumpstart potential research or internship opportunities
  • Make connections with faculty or industry sponsors
  • Showcase your final product to potential employers
  • Have fun!

T-shirts, lunch and snacks included!

For Fall 2018, Science Sprints and Inventors Sprints will take place on Saturday, September 29 and Saturday, October 20. Multiple teams will be working on projects on each Sprint day! 

Students: Interested in participating in a Sprint? Fall 2018 Sprint topics are posted below.

REGISTER HERE
Register by Sept. 19 for priority consideration.

UT Faculty: Interested in leading a Sprint? Complete the Science Sprint Proposal Form.

Questions? Email Lynda Gonzales at  lyndag@austin.utexas.edu.

 

Fall 2018

 

 

 

For more information on any of these events, or to suggest additional workshop topics, contact Lynda Gonzales at lyndag@austin.utexas.edu

Fall 2018

SCIENCE SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long science projects proposed by UT faculty. 
More Information
Fall 2018 Science Sprints will be posted soon!  

Inventors SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long projects where they identify, formulate and work toward solving real-world problems. 
More Information
Fall 2018 Inventors Sprints will be posted soon! 

CNS Abroad
A panel session and networking event, to learn about the resources and programs available for students! Hear from CNS students who have gone abroad.
Speak with Study Abroad Advisors and CNS Faculty Program Leaders

Date: Wed, Sept 19, 2018
Time: 5-6:30pm
Location: PAI 4.42

NSF GRFP - Editing your application workshop

CNS faculty members will be on hand at the Editing Workshop to review and help refine your application. RSVP by Monday, October 1, so we can make sure we have faculty from relevant disciplines in attendance.

Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 5-6pm
Location: PAI 5.42

Research Placement mixer

An event designed to connect research group members with undergraduates who are eager to help with, and learn more about, research.

Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 5-6pm
Location: PAI 5.33 and PAI 5.42

FInding a research experience: on campus and beyond

This Workshop will help CNS students find research opportunities in faculty labs on the UT campus! During the workshop, students will be guided in 1) Finding labs that are of interest; 2) Approaching a faculty mentor; 3) Exploring possible course credit options, and 4) Planning for faculty expectations. We will also cover information on how to find and apply for summer research and internship programs.

Come to the session that best fits your schedule:

Date: Monday, November 5
Time:4-5pm
Location: PAI 4.42

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time:3:30-4:30pm
Location: POB 2.402

Spring 2019


RESEARCH PLACEMENT MIXER

An event designed to connect research group members with undergraduates who are eager to help with, and learn more about, research.

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 5-6:30pm
Location: tbd

MD/PhD Career Information Session

Considering an MD/PhD? Come to this information session where you'll hear presentations and a panel discussion with MD/PhD program directors and current students. RSVP to Suzette Nava at s.nava@austin.utexas.edu
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
7:00pm Pizza and networking
7:30-9:00pm Presentations and panel discussion
Location: tbd

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FORUM

Every Spring, the college celebrates its student-scientists at this one-day event. More than 250 students present posters describing their research.
More Information
When: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: tbd
Where: Texas Union Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom