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Science Employer Panel - Oct. 5

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. - Science Employer Panel on the U of U Campus!

SCIENCE EMPLOYER PANEL

"The Science Employer Panel brings students and professionals together for an in-depth discussion of the job prospects and internship opportunities available to science graduates. Students get direct access to insider information about a variety of science industries, while panelists get a chance to meet their future employees and share about why their business is a great place to work. Connections made at the Science Employer Panel start new careers, and help drive Utah’s economic engine."

Hosted by the College of Science

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm (Panel begins at 3:00 pm, networking begins at 4:00 pm)

Location: TBA

The Science Employer Panel brings students and professionals together for an in-depth discussion of the job prospects and internship opportunities available to science graduates. Students get direct access to insider information about a variety of science industries, while panelists get a chance to meet their future employees and share about why their business is a great place to work. Connections made at the Science Employer Panel start new careers, and help drive Utah’s economic engine.

Panel: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Panelists:

TBA

Networking: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking:

TBA

Science Employer Panel is free. Click here, or contact Paige Berg at (801) 587-8098, to learn more about the Science Employer Panel.

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2016 Undergraduate Research Education Series: Data Management

The 2016 Undergraduate Research Education Series, presented by the Office of Undergraduate Research. September 30, 2016 @ 2:00 - 3:00pm - "Data Management" with Rebekah Cummings at 120 Sill Center. Free & open to all!

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EDUCATION SERIES

"The Office of Undergraduate Research offers educational events on topics of interest to undergraduate student researchers and their faculty mentors. These events are free & open to all and are designed specifically with undergraduate students in mind. Events in the Undergraduate Research Education Events cover topics such as: community-based research, creating effective posters, data management, human subjects research ethics, professionalization, public speaking, the institutional review board, and writing abstracts.

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Data Management

Presented by: Rebekah Cummings

Date & Time: September 30, 2016 at 2:00 - 3:00pm

Location: Sterling Sill Center (195 Central Campus Dr.), Room 120
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Effective data management is not intuitive. In this seminar you will learn about basic issues with data management (e.g. naming files, file storage, etc.) and you will be directed to useful data management resources. As everyone who is doing research deals with some kind of data, this seminar is relevant to all researchers.

See the Calendar and/or the URES Fall 2016 flier for the current list of events.

The Undergraduate Research Education Series is free and open to all. Click here to learn more about the Office of Undergraduate Research.

 

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Science Night Live with Dr. Michael Gruenwald

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m. - Science Night Live with Dr. Michael Gruenwald! "Watching Molecules Dance On Your Laptop" at Keys on Main (242 South Main Street) in downtown Salt Lake!

SCIENCE NIGHT LIVE

"Science Night Live public lectures offer a casual social and educational event in downtown Salt Lake. All events are held at Keys on Main (242 South Main Street), beginning with a social at 5:30 and a lecture at 6:00 p.m. Free and open to the public! Must be 21 years of age or older. Right across the street from the Gallivan TRAX station."

with Dr. Michael Gruenwald,
Department of Chemistry, University of Utah

Watching Molecules Dance On Your Laptop


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Date & Time: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6:00pm (Social begins at 5:30pm)

Location: Keys on Main (242 South Main Street)
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What does it take to teach a computer the laws of chemistry? In this edition of Science Night Live we will explore how the same algorithms used in video games and space exploration can also help us understand the ways that molecules assemble to form useful materials. These materials can be used to store carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas, or even harvest solar energy.

Science Night Live is free and open to the public 21 or over. Please arrive early, as seating and parking will be limited. Click here to learn more about the Science Night Live lecture series.

 

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Inese Ivans Receives CoS Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence


Dr. Inese Ivans

Assistant Professor Inese Ivans has received the the 2016 College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence, for her ongoing contributions as a research mentor to undergraduate students. This special award recognizes a tenure-line faculty member for excellence in fostering undergraduate research and promoting experiential learning. The winner of this award receives $20,000 to fund the awardee’s research project. These funds include support for enrolled undergraduate research assistants pursuing a degree in Science or Math. Professor Ivans has been instrumental in setting up the Astronomy and Astrophysics program here at the University of Utah. Her dynamic research group consistently engages a large number of undergraduates, several of whom have won research presentation awards, and have gone on to graduate school. Her effort on behalf of the University of Utah's undergraduate students is outstanding.

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