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

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: 5-6:00pm
Location: WEL 2.110

FINDING A RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: ON CAMPUS AND BEYOND

This workshop will help CNS students find research opportunities in faculty labs on the UT campus. We will also cover information on how to find and apply for summer research programs outside of UT Austin

Date: Tuesday, January 29
Time: 5-6:00pm
Location: POB 2.402

SCIENCE SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long science projects proposed by UT faculty. 
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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. 
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How to prep for Forum 

Do you want to practice talking about your research project before you present your poster or oral presentation at the Forum? 

This session will give you an opportunity to practice your presentation skills and get feedback from your peers, all in a low-stress, informal environment. We'll have experts on hand to give you tips on presenting your work and talk about what to expect on the day of the event. There will be pizza, so please let us know if you’re coming so we have enough food for everyone. RSVP here

Date: Monday, April 8
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Location: PAI 5.42

graduate school preparation for sophomores and juniors info SESSION
Considering graduate school? Come to this information session where you'll learn about:
-courses to take to best prepare for graduate school
-things you can be doing now in order to build your best application
-financial aid and awards to support your graduate studies
-planning ahead to make connections with potential mentors and letter writers
This session is aimed to help students at the sophomore and junior level in preparing to apply for graduate school, but students at all levels are welcome. 

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 5-6pm
Location: POB 2.402

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: POB 2.402

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.
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When: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 1-6pm
Where: Texas Union Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom