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  • Game Night

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM

    Millenium Hall, 17th Floor

    • Current Students

    Bring members of your STAR Family for a fun night of jeopardy as we battle it out between the STARFamilies!

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  • Workshop 3: Research in Other Contexts

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the final part of the 3 part workshop series. The final workshop will ask students to consider contexts other than academic context in which their research exists, including real world applications and interdisciplinary connections. We will also explore the importance and value of understanding research in these various contexts.
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Each student is required to write an abstract for a program booklet to be distributed at the STAR Summer Showcase. Attend the Abstract Writing workshop to learn not only the format of an abstract, but also how to communcate your research in a concise and effective way. 
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students

    RSVP via Discover.
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  • Info Session: SCDC

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    The research experience you are gaining as a STAR Scholar will set you apart when applying for co-ops, if you know how to use it to your advantage. Attend the SCDC info session to learn what you need to know about professional behavior, networking, and how to stand out to employers. The info session will be led by Amy Kramer.

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  • Rock Wall Climbing Lessons

    Monday, August 4, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:30 PM

    Rec Center Climbing Wall

    • Current Students

    This teambuilding program is designed for people looking for adventurous learning experiences. This offers an opportunity for STAR Scholars to get to know one other through challenging fun activities. There will be 2 lessons, limited to 20 students per lesson. Students must RSVP on Discover and submit a $10 refundable deposit to 3019 MacAlister at least 3 days before the lesson. Deposits will be returned to the students who RSVP and attend the lesson.

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  • Brown Bag Luncheon

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Do you need to practice presenting your research? Or are you interested in hearing about the ongoing research of your fellow STAR Scholars? The Brown Bag Luncheon series presents STAR Scholars with a great opportunity to practice presenting their research to their peers.

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  • Poster Design Workshop

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    In this workshop, we will discuss the principles and best practices for creating effective scientific posters. Learn what to include (and exclude) and how to arrange the elements so that your poster stands out in the crowd. We will address common mistakes in poster layout and design and how to avoid them.

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  • Deadline for Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award Nominations

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    MacAlister 3019

    • Current Students
    STAR Scholars: Completed Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award Nominations are due to the Office of Undergraduate Research.
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  • Info Session: Undergraduate Research Post-STAR

    Monday, August 11, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Are you interested in continuing research post STAR? Attend this info session to learn about the various research opportunities available to you as undergraduate students. This "Post-STAR" info session will close off the info session seies as it will provide students with valuable information on how to continue their research endeavors after STAR. There will also be information regarding research conferences happening in 2015.
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