Scholarship Opportunities Program: Sp’17 Wk 3

April 17, 2017

*UPCOMING EVENT*

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session– Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship with a representative that will present at our special information session! The session will take place on Tuesday, April 18 at HG Room 1030. Presentation starts at 6:00 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Please register in advance!

*UPCOMING DEADLINE* Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior transfer interested in applying for scholarships? Do you want to gain valuable leadership skills? Apply to become a mentee in the Peer Scholars Program within the UCI Scholarship Opportunities Program! The program takes place from late Spring Quarter and throughout Summer 2017.

Please submit your mentee application in EEE by May 10, 2017 at noon!

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.

Hope to see you soon!

SOP


Anteater Ambassadors Network

April 17, 2017

Interested in representing UCI and giving back? Want to volunteer at exciting campus events and network with faculty/staff and even donors? if so, consider joining the Anteater Ambassadors Network! The Anteater Ambassadors Network is a rewarding student philanthropic organization that volunteers at a variety of campus events. Get the chance to network with administrators and important members of the Orange County community! Applications are due Friday of Week 3. Apply here!


Research Opportunity

April 17, 2017

Dr. Medha Pathak‘s Neural Stem Cell Lab is currently looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated freshman or sophomore to join our team. Our lab focuses on how mechnical forces shape neural stem cell behavior during brain development. Students will have the opportunity to be trained in cutting-edge research techniques and to develop an independent research project through Bio199 and UROP opportunities. If you are interested, please email eizquier@uci.edu with your CV, transcript and a short write-up on why the lab’s research interests you.


Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychology and Social Behavior

April 17, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for fall 2017 enrollment to the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychology and Social Behavior. Please consider sharing the information below with students, alumni, or anyone else you think might be interested in learning more about this program.

All are welcome to attend an information session on:
Wednesday, April 19
3:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Social Ecology I (SE-I) Room 112

This program is designed for people with a bachelor’s degree in any field who are seeking preparation for graduate school in psychology or related fields, and for people seeking career development or career change. The program consists of eight courses, includes hands-on experience in research laboratory and internship settings, and can be completed at your own pace.

For more information and application, visit the website.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Joanne Zinger at joanne.zinger@uci.edu


UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 17, 2017
Dear UCI Students:
 
You are cordially invited to join us at the Twenty-Fourth Annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in the UCI Student Center.
 
This stimulating day-long event provides an excellent opportunity for you, UCI faculty and staff, parents, alumni, members of the media, and the outside community to participate actively in communicating about research and creative activities in all academic fields. The Symposium gives students a rich experience in the presentation aspect of the research process through their oral and/or poster presentations and discussions.
 
We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstract Submission Form is available online at UROP Web site. The submission deadline is Monday, April 24, 2017.
 
Please note that UROP and SURP Fellows are required to submit an abstract and present at the Symposium; however, the event is open to all students to attend, present, or volunteer.
 
If you wish to volunteer to help at the Symposium, please e-mail: urop@uci.edu, or contact us at the UROP Office: Student Services II, Suite 2100; phone: (949) 824-4189.
 
If you would like to attend only, RSVP here .
 
The tentative schedule for the Symposium is:
 
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.               Registration
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.             Oral Presentation Session I
10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.           Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.             Lunch/Dance Performance
1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.               Poster Session
3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.               Oral Presentation Session II
Please note that there are multiple workshops planned on how to prepare and practice your presentation, available on the UROP Web site.
 
The UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium is sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). We look forward to receiving your application, and to your presentation at the Symposium. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

Scholarship Opportunities Program: Sp’17 Wk 2

April 10, 2017

*UPCOMING EVENT*

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session– Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship with a representative that will present at our special information session! The session will take place on Tuesday, April 18 at HG Room 1030. Presentation starts at 6:00 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Please register in advance!

*UPCOMING DEADLINE* Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior transfer interested in applying for scholarships? Do you want to gain valuable leadership skills? Apply to become a mentee in the Peer Scholars Program within the UCI Scholarship Opportunities Program!

The program takes places rom late Spring Quarter and throughout Summer 2017.

Please submit your mentee application in EEE by May 10, 2017 at noon!

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.

Hope to see you soon!

SOP


Campus as a Living Lab Program

April 10, 2017

The Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) internship program offers a unique opportunity for students to became sustainable leaders on campus, while preparing for the green sector careers of the future. Students participate in a year-long internship, along with a year-long class (1 unit per quarter) that introduces sustainability concepts and theories and how they can be applied to our most pressing environmental, social, and economic challenges. For more information, click here. Applications are open until May 8


Student Life & Leadership Internship Application

April 10, 2017

Applications for an internship position with Student Life & Leadership for the 2017-18 academic year are now open! To learn more about the internships for you can apply for, click here. Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, April 21.


UCI Student Housing

April 10, 2017

UCI Student Housing is hiring! To learn more about the student staff positions available and their deadlines to apply, click here.


UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 10, 2017

The 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Saturday, May 20 in the UCI Student Center. We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstraction Submission Form is due by Monday, April 24, 2017. For more details on how to prepare an abstract, please review the Abstract Guidelines or attend UROP’s Prepare for Symposium Workshop on Wednesday, April 19.


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