Alpha Chi Sigma sponsoring professional headshot event this weekend

Need a headshot? If you’re thinking of applying for a summer internship, job, or higher education program, you will need one! Alpha Chi Sigma, IU’s professional chemistry fraternity, will be sponsoring a professional headshot event this weekend, February 3rd and 4th! The event will be held from 12pm – 3 pm in the Bryan Room of the IMU. For $15, you will receive two electronic, quality-edited photos. If you have any questions, please email vpcrouse [@ sign] umail.iu.edu. Hope to see you there!

01-31-18 AXS Headshots Flyer-2

 

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Academic Year 2018-2019 exchange at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

The College Office of International Affairs is inviting undergraduate applications for Fall 2018 and Academic Year 2018-2019 exchange at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST).

HKUST offers a large selection of courses taught in English and provides excellent support for visiting exchange students. The College has exchange agreements with the HKUST School of Science and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, so there are many courses available that may count towards a major or other requirements in the College.  This is considered an IU exchange program, and students nominated by the College will pay their regular IU tuition and fees.

OIA updated our call for applications this year so that it is now electronic: https://www.indiana.edu/~forms/coas_forms/machform/view.php?id=278672&mf_page=1

Applicant information, such as eligibility requirements and the application process, is on the first page. The second page is the actual application for students to complete and submit.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact the College’s Office of International Affairs at collOIA@indiana.edu.

Applications Open for Fall 2018 and 2018-2019 Academic Year Exchange at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

The College Office of International Affairs is inviting undergraduate applications for Fall 2018 and Academic Year 2018-2019 exchange at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST).

HKUST offers a large selection of courses taught in English and provides excellent support for visiting exchange students. The College has exchange agreements with the HKUST School of Science and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, so there are many courses available that may count towards a major or other requirements in the College.  This is considered an IU exchange program, and students nominated by the College will pay their regular IU tuition and fees.

OIA updated our call for applications this year so that it is now electronic: https://www.indiana.edu/~forms/coas_forms/machform/view.php?id=278672&mf_page=1

Applicant information, such as eligibility requirements and the application process, is on the first page. The second page is the actual application for students to complete and submit.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact the College’s Office of International Affairs at collOIA@indiana.edu.

Travel to Rwanda with Books & Beyond, Summer 2018! Apply by Feb. 15

Hike through the “Land of a Thousand Hills”, explore the wilderness at Akagera National Park, build educational playgrounds, teach a two-week English class and visit a variety of Rwandan nonprofit and community organizations!

OVERVIEW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iypQ1zUfryU

B&B and Play 360 Collaboration: Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BooksnBeyond/

(Click on “Photos” to see last year’s travel experiences.)

Travel datesJuly 15–August 12, 2018

Excursions: Excursions include the Gisoze Genocide Museum, Akagera Nataional Park (safari tours), Rulindo Cultural Center, trips to lake Burera and more.

Training: Students must complete a 1-credit course (EDUC-L295) in the Spring that will prepare them for the Summer trip. In Rwanda students will receive on-site camp training and Ikinyarwanda language lessons.

Service: Facilitate 2 weeks of camp at the Kabwende Primary School (EDUC-L296, Summer, 2 credits)

Cost: Approx. $4,500 per student (includes airfare, lodging, meals, and excursions). (Estimate $200-$300 for personal spending).

Class Details: EDUC-L295 (10462)  Literacy and Leadership in Rwanda – A Service-Learning Course  (1 cr.) Vera Marinova; Wed., 7:00–9:00 pm; RE C110

Contact Vera Marinova at vmarinov@indiana.edu for more information!

B&B Rwanda Brochure 2018

Rwanda Trip Application (General)

 

Themester 2018: Animal/Human – On-Campus Internship

Themester, an initiative of the College of Arts and Sciences, is pleased to announce several paid undergraduate internships available for Fall 2018’s Themester “Animal/Human.” Hours are flexible. Outreach & Event interns average six hours a week during the fall semester; Photography & Design interns average 3 hours a week.

Outreach & Event interns actively engage the theme by attending and reporting on Themester events. Other duties include promoting Themester and working with other interns on Themester events or projects.  Photography & Design interns help document and promote programs.

Previous interns report that the internship helped them engage campus on a deeper level.  Internships are open to undergraduate students with majors and minors in the College of Arts and Sciences. The College encourages applications from students with an academic interest in the 2018 theme.  First-year students are welcome to apply.  Deadline: February 15. More information at https://themester.indiana.edu/get-involved/student-involvement/internships/ .

 

Departmental Scholarships for ALL Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology majors – Deadline: Friday, Feb. 16

Dear Students:

Undergraduates earning a declared major through the IUB Department of Biology (Biology, Biotechnology, and Microbiology) are invited to apply for our 2018-2019 scholarships and awards.  The following scholarships are being offered this year:

Aldred Family Scholarship ─ $1,000
Avian, Wildlife, and Habitat Studies Scholarship ─ $1,000 ─ NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR
Barwe/Rexing Scholarship
─ $3,000  BY INVITATION ONLY TO DIRECT ADMIT STUDENTS
Biology Undergraduate Research Award ─ 1,500
Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship ─ $500
Clark (Howard W. ) Scholarship ─ $750
Crowell (Sears) Scholarship for Undergraduates ─ up to $2,500
Eigenmann (Carl H. ) Scholarship ─ $750
Ferguson (Arlene ) Internship at Hilltop Gardens ─ $500
Fox Glen Research and Education Fund Award ─ $500
Frey (Sarah Elizabeth) Indiana Daffodil, Inc. Scholarship ─ $1,000
Grossman (Rex ) Scholarship ─ up to $4,000
Kindig (John R. and Wendy L.) Scholarship ─ $6,570
Malacinski (George M.) Biology Scholarship ─ $1,000
McClung (L.S. ) Scholarship ─ $3,500
Microbiology Undergraduate Summer Research Award ─ $3,500
Mower (Alfred Parson ) Scholarship ─ $1,000
Robinson (Sid) Scholarship ─ $4,000 ─ BY INVITATION ONLY TO DIRECT ADMIT STUDENTS
Roessler (William G.) Microbiology Scholarship ─ $1,000
Seward (Fred) Award  ─ $2,500
Tatum (William J.) Award ─ $1,500

The application deadline for these awards is Friday, February 16, 2018.  Faculty and postdoctoral fellow recommendations for these awards are also due on February 16.

Please visit the IUB Department of Biology website at the Undergraduate/Awards + Scholarships web page (https://biology.indiana.edu/undergraduate/index.html), click on each award listed to review the application criteria for that particular award and to determine if you are eligible to apply for that award.  The following documents are needed to complete your application packet, so be sure to read these documents carefully:

1.  Application instructions (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-instructions2018.pdf)
2.  Application form (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-application2018.pdf)

The procedure for uploading your application packet can be found in the application instructions.

Be sure to approach your recommender immediately in order to give him/her time to write the letter. Give your recommender this link:  https://biology.indiana.edu/faculty-intranet/forms/student-recommendations.html so he or she can upload your recommendation letter to the Wyss Dropbox.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if, after reading the application instructions, you have any questions.  Thank you!

Kathy

Kathy E. Wyss

Development Officer

Department of Biology

Jordan Hall 120

1001 E. 3rd St.

Bloomington, IN 47405-7005

812-855-6195

kwyss@indiana.edu

www.bio.indiana.edu

Departmental Scholarships for DIRECT ADMIT Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology majors

To:  College of Arts and Sciences Direct Admit Students who have a declared major from in biology, biotechnology or microbiology:

Two departmental scholarships are being offered this year that are exclusively for our Direct Admit Students.  These are:

Barwe/Rexing Scholarship (https://biology.indiana.edu/student-portal/undergraduate/scholarships/barwe-rexing-requirements.html)
Eligibility:
– College of Arts and Sciences direct admit undergraduate students who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology (biology, biotechnology, microbiology).
– Must be at least be sophomores in the Fall 2018 Semester.
– Must have minimum grade point averages of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.
– Preference will be given to students from the following Indiana counties:  Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick.

Award:  Minimum of $3,000 and might be renewable for two additional academic years, provided the recipient is in good academic standing and making progress toward the degree.

Sid Robinson Scholarship (https://biology.indiana.edu/student-portal/undergraduate/scholarships/robinson-requirements.html)
Eligibility:
– College of Arts and Sciences direct admit undergraduate students who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology (biology, biotechnology, microbiology).
– Must be at least sophomores in the Fall 2018 Semester.
– Must have minimum grade point averages of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Award:  $4,000 and might be renewable for two additional academic years, providing the recipient is in good academic standing and making progress toward the degree.

The application deadline for these awards is Friday, February 16, 2018. Faculty and postdoctoral fellow recommendations for these awards are also due on February 16.

The following documents are needed to complete your application packet, so be sure to read these documents carefully:

1.  Application instructions (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-instructions2018.pdf)
2.  Application form (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-application2018.pdf)

The procedure for uploading your application packet can be found in the application instructions.

Be sure to approach your recommender immediately in order to give him/her time to write the letter. Give your recommender this link:  https://biology.indiana.edu/faculty-intranet/forms/student-recommendations.html so he or she can upload your recommendation letter to the Wyss Dropbox.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if, after reading the application instructions, you have any questions.  Thank you!

Kathy

Kathy E. Wyss, Development Officer
Indiana University Department of Biology
1001 E. Third St. / Jordan Hall 120
Bloomington, IN  47405-7005
Phone:  812-855-6195
kwyss@indiana.edu
www.bio.indiana.edu