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Events for Undergraduates

Fall 2016 Events

"Career Discovery Session - Bio-inspired Engineering" with Dr. Brian Taylor
Wondering how your interests in biology, engineering, and computation might combine in the work place? Curious about academic and/or government research career options? Looking for scholarship money for your undergraduate for graduate school pursuits? Join us in 215 Coker Hall for an informal hour of questions and answers for those pursuing biology-related careers on Wednesday, Sept. 21st from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Date and Time: September 21, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Biology Pictionary" with Biology Faculty
Do you enjoy competitive-drawing, biology-trivia, laughter and seeing your faculty get silly? Join us for this hour of fun and games. Bring a friend!
Date and Time: October 7, 2016 @ 4:00-5:30 PM
Location: Location TBD

"Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research" with Dr. Gidi Shemer
Discover the research opportunities inside and outside the Biology Department.
Date and Time: October 10, 2016 @ 6:00-7:00 PM
Location: Location TBD

"Group Advising for First Year Students" with Dr. Gidi Shemer and Steele Building advisors
First year students who are declared Biology majors or who are interested in Biology as a major/second major may attend. First year students will receive information via email from academic advising. Registration required for this Event.
Date and Time: October 11, 2016 @ 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: 209 Manning Hall

"Internship Information Session" with UNC Career Services
Learn tips and tricks for finding an internship.
Date and Time: October 12, 2016 @ 4:00-5:00 PM
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Study Abroad in Biology" with Tribeta, Dr. Elaine Yeh, and the UNC Study Abroad Office
Interested in taking science classes abroad? Learn about your options and the classes offered. All majors welcome!
Date and Time: October 24, 2016 @ 6:30-7:30 PM
Location: 200 Genome Sciences Building

"Explore the Quantitative Biology Major Track" with Dr. Todd Vision and Dr. Laura Miller
Learn about the quantitative biology field and the relevant biology major. Will include demonstrations of research. Open to prospective and current quantitative biology majors.
Date and Time: October 25, 2016 @ 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: 10 Genome Sciences Building

"Group Advising for First Year Students" with Dr. Gidi Shemer and Steele Building Advisors
First year students who are declared Biology majors or who are interested in Biology as a major/second major may attend. First year students will receive information via email from academic advising. Registration required for this Event.
Date and Time: October 26, 2016 @ 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: Location TBD

"The Transformative Potential of Social Medicine” with Michelle Morse
Michelle Morse, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Partners in Health, will give a public talk entitled "The Transformative Potential of Social Medicine” on Wednesday Oct. 26th from 7:00-8:00 pm in 211 Chapman Hall on the UNC Campus.  She will discuss the work of Partners in Health and the challenges of providing health care in the developing world. All interested people are invited to attend. For more information or directions contact Mark Peifer at  peifer@unc.eduREAD MORE >>
Date and Time: October 26, 2016 @ 7:00-8:00 PM
Location: 211 Chapman Hall

"Career Information Session-Emerging, High-growth Areas Within Health Care" with Dr. Heidi Harkins
Learn about the Professional Science Master's programs in Biomedical/Health Informatics and Toxicology. The Professional Science Master's (PSM) at UNC-Chapel Hill, a program that provides flexible enrollment options, prepares graduates for success by focusing on high-rigor technical skills and business fundamentals.
Date and Time: October 27, 2016 @ 4:00-5:30 PM
Location: 10 Genome Sciences Building

"Selling Yourself-Writing Your Personal Statement for a Masters or PhD Program" with Dr. Brian Rybarczyk
Open to all students who are considering graduate or professional school. We will discuss the structure and content of a personal statement. Learn the do's and don'ts of an effective statement. Participants will begin the process of formulating their personal statement.
Date and Time: November 2, 2016 @ 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: 10 Genome Sciences Building

"Koeppe Biology Undergraduate Honors Symposium (BIOL 692H)" with Dr. Amy Maddox
Students present their honors thesis research. Refreshments served.
Date and Time: November 10, 2016 @ 12:30-1:30 PM
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Biology Career Panel" with Tribeta, UNC Biology Department, and UNC Career Services
Panelists will speak about their experiences in a diversity of biology related careers.
Date and Time: November 10, 2016 @ 6:00-7:30 PM
Location: 201 Coker Hall

"Connect Science with Business and Launch Your Career" with Science Career Panelists Maria Arroyo, RN, David Mason, PhD, Jay Paulson, MBA, Lisa Sanders, PhD, and Tom White, PhD
Would you like a career in emerging, high-growth areas within health care and science?  Join us as industry professionals discuss opportunities for science graduates in today’s leading organizations. Learn how to make your own important contributions in the science work place. Pizza and drinks will be provided. This event is part of the Professional Science Master’s seminar series and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.  Professional Science Master’s - a program that provides flexible enrollment options and prepares graduates for success by focusing on high-rigor technical skills and business fundamentals.  
Date and Time: November 14, 2016 @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Location: G201 Murray Hall

"Resume and Cover Letter Workshop" with UNC Career Services
Learn about the purpose, content, and style of a resume and cover letter.
Date and Time: November 16, 2016 @ 4:00-5:00 PM
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Student Research Poster Session (BIOL 395)" with Dr. Blaire Steinwand
**Posters will be available from Nov. 14-18 for casual viewing.**  Student researchers will be on hand to answer questions about their research.
Date and Time: November 18, 2016 @ 2:00-4:00 PM
Location: Lower Lobby-Genome Sciences Building

Spring 2017 Events

"STEM Career Night" with UNC Career Services
Meet and mingle with individuals working in diverse science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Date and Time: February 15, 2017 @ 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: 109 Graham

"Peace Corps Information Session" with UNC Career Services
Learn about the Peace Corps experience and application process. Hear from former Peace Corps Volunteers about their experiences. To learn more visit: peacecorps.gov
Date and Time: February 21, 2017 @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Location: 1377 Genome Sciences Building

"Summer Internships and Graduate Programs at Harvard Medical School" with Dr. Amy Shaub Maddox and Dr. Tim Mitchison
Dr. Tim Mitchison, a distinguished cell biologist, will speak about opportunities at the Harvard Medical School. All majors are welcome to attend. Pizza will be served.
Date and Time: February 22, 2017 @ 5:00-7:00 PM
Location: 200 Genome Sciences Building, Lower level

"Diversity Career Fair" with UNC Career Services
Opportunity for students to connect with employers seeking to create and sustain diverse workforce environments including a variety of underrepresented and underserved student populations including ethnic and racial minorities, women, people of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, disability statuses and veterans.
Date and Time: February 22, 2017 @ 3:00-6:00 PM
Location: Student Union-Great Hall

"Spring Job and Internship Expo" with UNC Career Services
Come meet employers that are hiring for full-time positions and internships locally and nationwide. View participating organizations that will be represented at http://bit.ly/UNCSpring17. Be sure to research the organizations that are attending and come prepared to impress the employers. Bring multiple copies of your resume! Business attire recommended. This event is open to all UNC-CH students.
Date and Time: February 23, 2017 @ 12:00-4:00 PM
Location: Ram's Head Recreation Center

"Biology Career Information Session-Biology and Brewing" with Dr. Mara Evans and UNC Training Initiatives in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS)
Brewers from four local companies will speak about their experiences translating their bachelors and doctoral degrees in STEM fields into careers in the craft brewing industry. Open to all majors. Graduate students and postdocs welcome!
Date and Time: March 1, 2017 @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Location: 200 Genome Sciences Building, Lower level

"Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research" with Dr. Gidi Shemer
Discover the research opportunities inside and outside the Biology department.
Date and Time: March 7, 2017 @ 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: 200 Genome Sciences Building, Lower level

"Education Job Fair" with UNC Career Services
Come and meet with prospective employers.
Date and Time: March 8, 2017 @ 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Student Union-Great Hall

"Non-Profit and Summer Job Fair" with UNC Career Services
Come and meet with prospective employers.
Date and Time: March 8, 2017 @ 3:00-6:00 PM
Location: Student Union-Great Hall

"How to Write a Cover Letter-Interactive Workshop" with Dr. Mara Evans
Learn about the structure and content of a successful cover letter. Come prepared to do some writing!
Date and Time: March 21, 2017 @ 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Health Schools Information Fair" with UNC Career Services
Interested in a career in allied health? Attend this event to learn more about health schools and degrees offered.
Date and Time: March 28, 2017 @ 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Student Union-Great Hall

"Introduction to Graduate School in Biology " with Dr. Gidi Shemer
What is Graduate school? How do you become a competitive candidate? Which schools to apply to? These and other questions will be discussed.
Date and Time: March 29, 2017 @ 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: 200 Genome Sciences Building, Lower level

"Koeppe Biology Undergraduate Honors Research Symposium (BIOL 692H)" with Dr. Amy Shaub Maddox and Honors Students
Students present their honors thesis research. Refreshments served.  https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/honors-info/symposium/
Date and Time: April 3, 2017 @ TBA
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Koeppe Biology Undergraduate Honors Research Symposium (BIOL 692H)" with Dr. Amy Shaub Maddox and Honors Students
Students present their honors thesis research. Refreshments served.  https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/honors-info/symposium/
Date and Time: April 4, 2017 @ TBA
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Koeppe Biology Undergraduate Honors Research Symposium (BIOL 692H)" with Dr. Amy Shaub Maddox and Honors Students
Students present their honors thesis research. Refreshments served.  https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/honors-info/symposium/
Date and Time: April 5, 2017 @ TBA
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Koeppe Biology Undergraduate Honors Research Symposium (BIOL 692H)" with Dr. Amy Shaub Maddox and Honors Students
Students present their honors thesis research. Refreshments served.  https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/honors-info/symposium/
Date and Time: April 6, 2017 @ TBA
Location: 215 Coker Hall

"Science of Mindfulness Workshop" with Dr. Jennifer Coble

Date and Time: April 12, 2017 @ 6:00-7:00 PM
Location: 1377 Genome Sciences Building

"Biology Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations (BIOL 395)" with BIOL 395 students
BIOL 395 students in their second semester of research will have their research posters on display for the entire week. A total of 76 different posters will be available for viewing. For updates about dates and times, visit: https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/research/poster/
Date and Time: April 17, 2017 @ All day
Location: Genome Sciences Building, Lower level lobby

"Biology Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations (BIOL 395)" with BIOL 395 students
BIOL 395 students in their second semester of research will have their research posters on display for the entire week. A total of 76 different posters will be available for viewing. For updates about dates and times, visit: https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/research/poster/
Date and Time: April 18, 2017 @ All day
Location: Genome Sciences Building, Lower level lobby

"Biology Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations (BIOL 395)" with BIOL 395 students
BIOL 395 students in their second semester of research will have their research posters on display for the entire week. A total of 76 different posters will be available for viewing. For updates about dates and times, visit: https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/research/poster/
Date and Time: April 19, 2017 @ All day
Location: Genome Sciences Building, Lower level lobby

"Biology Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations (BIOL 395)" with BIOL 395 students
BIOL 395 students in their second semester of research will have their research posters on display for the entire week. A total of 76 different posters will be available for viewing. For updates about dates and times, visit: https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/research/poster/
Date and Time: April 20, 2017 @ All day
Location: Genome Sciences Building, Lower level lobby

"Biology Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations (BIOL 395)" with BIOL 395 students
BIOL 395 students in their second semester of research will have their research posters on display for the entire week. Students will be at their posters Friday, April 21, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 PM to answer your questions about their research. A total of 76 different posters will be available for viewing. For updates about dates and times, visit: https://bio.unc.edu/undergraduate/research/poster/
Date and Time: April 21, 2017 @ All day
Location: Genome Sciences Building, Lower level lobby