Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

The DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

Fellowship Alert! The U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE NNSA) is offering a graduate fellowship for young scientists who wish to pursue doctoral education in a field of study related to High Energy Density Physics, Nuclear Science, or Materials Under Extreme Conditions and Hydrodynamics (much broader than they sound). Senior undergraduate and first and…

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Time Management

In the midst of finals, check out Dr. Davon Kennedy’s tried and true time management techniques! A long-time GSU general and organic chemistry professor, he knows what it takes for students to be successful during some of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. Dr. Kennedy’s video on time management can be viewed here….

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Diversity and Inclusion Lunch Forum

To any interested students, mark your calendars for next week’s free event on Diversity and Inclusion! Take a lunch break from studying during finals week and listen in on a great discussion. Details also on the IMSD Calendar. WHEN: December 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm WHERE: International Center Main Conference Room | Dahlberg…

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Relevant Course Offerings

PROJECT LAB: PERS 2002 – An exciting opportunity to conduct active neuroscience research while receiving course credit. Permission of instructor required. Contact the instructor, Dr. Dan Cox: “In Spring 2017, I will offer PERS 2002: Introduction to Discovery-Driven Biomedical Research (aka Global Perspectives on Problems in Human Health).  This particular PERS 2002 is very…

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GSU Multicultural Center Announcement: C Squared

Applications Open for Community Conversations Mentoring Program The Multicultural Center is inviting student applications for a program focused on building knowledge of social justice, identity, and affinity groups on campus. Community Conversations (C Squared) are an opportunity for students to connect with each other, meet university faculty and staff, discuss topics, share ideas and build a…

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Speed Advising & Mock Interviews Workshop Reminder

Happy Friday, everyone! I know you’re all eager for Thanksgiving Break to finally arrive (hello, Netflix!), but save the date while you’re still in school mode: The next Professional Development Workshop (PDW) will be held the week after Thanksgiving on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 in PSC 203 from 8am-9:15am! You won’t want to miss this one –…

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Beyond the BS Workshop Overview

In the 3rd Professional Development Workshop of the academic year, Charles Derby, PhD, led the discussion on career pathways, graduate school, and other options post-graduation. Options include 4+1yr BS/MS degree programs, MS/PhD/MD programs, Post-Bac programs, going straight into a research-based career in government or industry, and taking a gap year (i.e., work, travel, and/or time off until making a…

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Workshop Reminder: Beyond the B.S.

Beyond the B.S. Don’t forget to attend this month’s professional development workshop, Beyond the BS at 8 AM in PSC 203.

Diversity Workshop Overview

Diversity Workshop (10/6/2016) The Diversity workshop started out with peering into our own implicit biases ( using the Harvard Implicit Bias Test. Here we looked at the tendency to relate gender with academic disciplines. After seeing the results of the test, which interestingly deviated quite a bit from the national norm of associating male-gendered words…

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Your questions answered: Ethics

You asked, we answered! Question 1: When research on human subjects are done in developing countries, sometimes ethical standards in these studies are lower than those in the US. How should we address this issue? While human research regulations vary from country to country, there is a push to develop regional an international sets of…

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