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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

Fall 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: Tues, Sept 3
Time: 5-6:00pm
Location: NHB Loggia (patio facing 24th street)

national science foundation graduate research fellowship program (NSF GRFP) 

The Office of Graduate Studies and the College of Natural Sciences will be hosting this year's annual NSF GRFP workshop.

When:  September 10, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Where:  UNB 3.304 - Texas Union Quadrangle Room
Presenters:

  • Angel Syrett, Ph.D., 2018 NSF GRFP Reviewer will be presenting on program information, resources, writing tips and the review process
  • Dan Bost, Ph. D., Strategic Research Initiatives Director will be facilitating a panel discussion with four past NSF GRFP awardees.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award:

  • $34,000 plus tuition and required fees up to three years.

Eligible applicants:

  • Undergraduate Juniors or Seniors OR
  • Graduate 1st or 2nd ear students doing STEM or Social Sciences

SCIENCE SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long science projects proposed by UT faculty. 
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Dates: Oct 5, Oct 26

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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Dates: Oct 5, Oct 26

Experiential Learning Week: Oct 21 – 26, 2019

CNS and College and Campus Partners will host several events throughout the week to highlight Experiential Learning Opportunities and Resources 

FINDING A RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: ON CAMPUS AND BEYOND (Experiential Learning WEek)

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: Mon, Oct 21
Time: 5-6:00pm
Location: BUR 208 

Careers in Biotech (hosted by career services; experiential learning week)

Come hear about various career paths in biotech for science majors.

Date: Tues, Oct 22
Time: 6:00-7:00m
Location: POB Avaya Auditorium 

CNS Abroad (Co-hosted by TIdes and education Abroad; Experiential Learning Week)

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, Oct 23
Time: 5-6:30pm
Location: BUR 208

TIDES MOCK INTERVIEWS (experiential Learning Week)

Information Coming Soon! 

Date: Thurs, Oct 24
Time: 4-7pm
Location: WEL 2.110

Experiential Learning Week drop-in coffee and donuts

Are you a CNS undergraduate who likes donuts and experiential learning?! Come help us celebrate Experiential Learning Week at the TIDES Office in Painter Hall 3.04. We'll have donuts and coffee (or the hot beverage of your choice) available from 9:30am-11:30am. No preparation required - Simply stop by, say hi, and grab some goodies! 

Date: Fri, Oct 25
Time: 9:30-11:30am
Location: PAI 3.04


SPRING 2020
  

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: Wed, Jan 22
Time: 5-6:00pm
Location: TBD 

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: Thurs, Jan 23
Time: 5-6:00pm
Location: TBD 

SCIENCE SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long science projects proposed by UT faculty. 
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Dates: TBD

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

Dates: TBD

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. 

Date: Thurs, April 9
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Location: TBD

Date: Mon, April 13
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Location: TBD

Date: Tues, April 14
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
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: Thurs, April 16
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.
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When: Friday, April 17, 2020
Time: 1-6pm
Where: Texas Union Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom