Women Empowering Success in Technology (WESiT) Call Out/First Meeting of the Semester!

Join us TOMORROW Wednesday, January 28th at 7pm for our Winter Call Out and the first general meeting of the semester! Come enjoy Baked! cookies and meet women studying a variety of disciplines from education to business, all sharing an interest in technology. There will be special technology demonstrations, so come try Minecraft, play with the Oculus Rift, and FaceTime with Sheldon, the telepresence robot! We will also be raffling off prizes, including a Google Chromecast! Can’t wait to see you all there, both new and returning members! Bring your friends!

Date: Wednesday, January 28th
Time: 7:00pm
Where: Informatics 150



Information meeting – Tropical Biology Program in Grand Cayman (Feb 2, at 4pm)

This year’s Tropical Biology Program in Grand Cayman will concentrate on coral reef ecology and conservation and give students first-hand experience diving on some of the best-developed reefs in the Caribbean.  The program will be held on Grand Cayman Island, May 12-21, 2015.  Participating students will earn 3 upper-division lab credits in biology (BIOL-L 433). You must be scuba certified to go on the program. Scuba instruction will be available during the second eight weeks of the Spring Semester.


More information is available on the Overseas Study website at http://overseas.iu.edu.  The program is listed under IU Programs, Cayman Islands.


There will be an information meeting on Monday, Feb. 2nd, at 4 PM in JH 123 (Lieber Room).


Deadline for applications is Monday, February 9, which is coming up soon!


Anyone with further questions can e-mail Dr. Bill Ruf, Director of the Tropical Biology Program, at rufwm@indiana.edu.

Business of Life Sciences Certificate Program Information and Networking Reception

Business of Life Sciences Certificate Program Information & Networking Reception open to
science and business students

Thursday, February 12th
Kelley Graduate Building, 3059
*hors d’ oeuvres will be served, business casual attire recommended

For more info— http://kelley.iu.edu/cbls/
To RSVP email — lifesc@indiana.edu

Invitation: Spring 2015 Reception Invite

Summer Job Announcement – Cochran Laboratory

Summer Job Announcement
Cochran Laboratory
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Dr. Jared Cochran would like to employ an IU Freshman or Sophomore in an unpaid summer research project. Candidates must be willing to work in a research lab 10-20 hours per week and are expected to apply higher-level mathematical concepts to traditional wet bench biochemistry. Experience with Mathematica software required. No prior wet-lab research experience is required, although a desire to learn new techniques and navigate through scientific obstacles is highly desired. Potential for continued paid undergraduate research position in the lab contingent on performance and/or grant funding.

Employment Dates: May 11th – August 28th, 2015

Please send a statement of interest with a simple resume, including your email address, to jefewer@indiana.edu. Use “UG Job Announcement RESPONSE” in the subject line. Review of applications and interviews will be conducted until position is filled.

Summer Session I ~ Collins Expeditions Course LLC L230 Learning from Nature: Permaculture

Summer Session I ~ Collins Expeditions Course LLC L230\Learning from Nature: Permaculture (3 credits) May 31 – June 14, 2015

Info Session
Thursday, Feb. 5th, 6pm
Collins LLC Coffeehouse
(corner 10th & Woodlawn)
pizza and drinks provided

For more information: haberman_permaculture_call-out

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