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Announcements
Extended walk-in advising hours Feb. 19-28
The class schedule for the summer 2018 semester was released Feb. 6 and the fall 2018 schedule was released Feb. 19. 

We are holding walk-in appointments for Feb. 19 - 28 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.* and 1-3:30 p.m.* each weekday. Online students: call (480) 727-6277 to schedule a phone appointment during this time-frame.

NOTE: Walk-ins may have long waits, so please arrive early to sign in. The cut-off time may be earlier, depending on how many students are waiting.

Regularly scheduled appointments and express advising resume March 1.
Learn more about undergraduate advising
New student organization combines music, service and medicine
Looking for a way to give back to your community and use your creative talents? The newly founded "Music Meets Medicine" allows students to volunteer by using their musical talents to help people in need.

This group has partnered with Hospice of the Valley to provide music therapy for dementia and palliative care patients. This location is easily accessible from campus (a five-minute drive). If interested, you must attend a Volunteer Training Orientation at Hospice of the Valley. The next orientation is scheduled Feb. 24

Questions? Contact Megan Taylor.
Facebook page for Music Meets Medicine
Harris lab seeking students for spring and summer
Rob Harris, a new assistant professor at the School of Life Sciences, is seeking undergraduate researchers for his lab in the spring and summer semesters.

Commitment: 10 hours/week in spring, 20 hours/week in summer.
Contact Rob Harris for more information or download the informational flyer here.
Learn more about the Harris lab
Featured classes
Summer 2018
BIO 342: General Genetics Laboratory
Explores general principles of inheritance with special reference to Mendelian, molecular, and computational genetics via lab experiments. 
Day/s: Class: M, T, W, Th 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Tempe campus
Session: A
Credits: 2
Component/s: Laboratory
Class #: 46826

BIO 394: Writing Personal Statements for Medical and Graduate School
Personal statements are one of the most important and at the same time most complicated elements of a medical or graduate school application. In this course, students learn techniques to help them craft the ideal personal statement for future use.
Day/s: Class: iCourse
Session: B
Credits: 3
Component/s: Lecture
Class #: on-ground students: 45129, online students: 46440

BIO/HPS/MBB/MIC 484: School of Life Sciences Internship
Structured practical experience following a contract or plan, supervised by faculty and practitioners.
Day/s: Class: iCourse, available for on-ground (BIO/HPS/MBB/MIC 484) and online students (BIO 484)
Session: Dynamic (May 15 - August 9)
Credits: 1-6
Component/s: Practicum
Class #: BIO 484 on-ground (45437), MIC 484 (45438), MBB 484 (45439), HPS 484 (45440), BIO 484 online (46509) 
Contact Serena Christianson to enroll
 

BIO 494: Science & Technology Communication
This is an advanced writing course that focuses on the communication of science and technology topics, broadly conceived, to non-specialist audiences. This is NOT a course in which you will learn how to write lab reports or memos or grant proposals or research articles for a specialist audience, though you will be asked to read and digest such research to communicate its findings to a general audience. 
Day/s: Class: iCourse
Session: A
Credits: 3
Component/s: Lecture
Class #: on-ground students: 46056, online students: 46442

HST 394: Topic: Veterans, Society and Service
No description provided.
Day/s: Class: T, Th 3 - 4:15 p.m., Tempe campus
Session: C
Credits: 3
Component/s: Lecture
Class #: 91484
Contact Nancy Dallett for more information
Events
Feb. 2018
March 2018
  • March 4: Biodesign Institute's "A Sip of Science": "The Brain Explained: Can I Change My Brain?", 4 - 5:30 p.m., Tomaso's Italian Restaurant (Phoenix)
  • March 6: Biodesign Institute's "A Sip of Science": "Why is Cybersecurity So Hard and What Can We Do About It?" 5:30 - 7 p.m., The Market by Jennifer's (Phoenix)
  • March 4-11: Classes excused - Spring Break
  • NEW* March 12: Life Sciences Café Seminar: Daniela Zarnescu (Assoc. Prof., University of Arizona), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • March 14: ASU Pi Day 5k Run, 5 p.m., Sun Devil Fitness Center Field, flier
  • NEW* March 19: Life Sciences Café Seminar: J.J. Emerson (Assistant Professor, University of California Irvine), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • March 21: SACNAS meeting, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m, LSE 250
  • NEW* March 26: Life Sciences Cafe Seminar: Frank Bayliss (Prof., San Francisco State University), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • NEW* March 28: Music Meets Medicine meeting, 7:30 p.m., MU L1-35 Maricopa
April 2018
  • NEW* April 2: Life Sciences Café Seminar: Esteban Engel (Director, Princeton Neuroscience Institute Viral Core Facility), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • NEW* April 9: Life Sciences Café Seminar: Vaughn Cooper (Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., BioDesign Auditorium
  • NEW* April 11: Music Meets Medicine meeting, 7:30 p.m., MU L1-35 Maricopa
  • NEW* April 16: Life Sciences Cafe Seminar: Benjamin Blonder (new School of Life Sciences faculty; Asst. Prof.) and Frank Bungartz (Collections Manager of Lichens and Digital Data, Natural History Collections - ASU), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • April 18: SACNAS meeting, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m, LSE 250
  • April 20: 25th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
  • NEW* April 23: Life Sciences Café Seminar: Jed Fuhrman (McCulloch-Crosby Chair of Marine Biology, University of Southern California), 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m, Treat and Greet 12:45 - 1:15 p.m., LSC 202
  • NEW* April 25: Music Meets Medicine meeting, 7:30 p.m., MU L1-35 Maricopa
Opportunities
Research, Study Abroad, Leadership and Academics
Feb. 2018
March 2018
Apr. 2018
NEW* No specific deadline (spots fill up fast, though!): Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara Summer Medical Spanish Program
NEW* No specific deadline: Atlantis Summer 2018 Fellowship Program
Internships and jobs


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Feb. 2018 April 2018 Revolving application cycle: Oceans Research Internship with African Campus
Scholarships, awards and grants
March 2018
Career advice
Ever wonder what an employer is looking for? We recommend setting up an informational interview to ask them questions. What is an informational interview? Watch this video to find out.
Monica Ware, Career Advisor

Drop-in career advising hours:
  • Mon./Wed. 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tues./Thurs. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
  • Fri. 1 - 5 p.m.
Advising schedule
Walk-In Appointments
Come to LSA 189 to meet with Career & Professional Development Services and the Pre-Health Internship Program
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Career & Professional Development Services:
  • March 13, 15, 27, 29

Pre-Health Internship program:
  • March 19
Regular Academic Advising Hours
More Information

Every Friday: Reserve a slot to talk with a BASIS.ed recruiter to learn more about a career in science education

Feb. 19-28: Walk-in appointments with advising staff, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. each weekday

March 1: Express and scheduled advising resumes
Academic advising information
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