AED Speaker Event: Medical School Students’ Perspectives on COVID-19

On October 27th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm, CofC’s chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED): The Pre-Professional Health Honor Society will host an event on medical school students’ perspectives on COVID-19. Upon registering, you will be emailed a link for the event through Zoom! If you know students who are not AED members but are interested in medical school or hearing about the pandemic in general, you are encouraged to invite them! Meeting registration is available here. Questions? Contact Jake Brown at brownjk2@g.cofc.edu.

Posted on October 26, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Campus Involvement, Clubs and Organizations

Grad School Speed Dating: Q&A with Honors Alumni

Thinking about law school or med school? Here’s your opportunity to make personal connections with current and former grad students, to ask the questions you want to ask in a judgement free zone, to compare a range of post-grad experiences and find the one that resonates with you!

Using breakout rooms on Zoom, small groups of students will be paired up with individual alumni for a brief and casual conversation about their experience with grad school. After 10-15 minutes of conversation, students will rotate into another breakout room for a chance to meet someone new.

Approaching the Bench: Law School Speed Dating with Honors Alumni
Wednesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.

Primum Non Nocere: Pre-Health Speed Dating Q&A with Honors Alumni
Thursday, October 29, 6:30 p.m. 

Learn more and register here. Space is limited, so sign up today!

 

Posted on October 23, 2020 in Announcements & Events

Women’s Health Research Team Alumni Panel

The Women’s Health Research Team (WHRT) is delighted to host a WHRT Alumni Panel on Friday, November 6th at 1pm. We will hear about the educational and career paths of a few of our distinguished alums. Check out the event flyer for more information.

You can RSVP for this webinar here. Once you have registered, a Zoom link will be emailed to you two days prior to the event.

Posted on October 22, 2020 in Announcements & Events

CofC Alumni Association Webinar: Where We’ve Been and Where We Need to Be: The College of Charleston’s Path Toward Equity and Opportunity

Join the CofC Alumni Association on Thursday, October 29 at 7pm for a free webinar entitled “Where We’ve Been and Where We Need to Be: The College of Charleston’s Path Toward Equity and Opportunity.” This will be the second of two webinars devoted to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion at the College of Charleston and in our community.

This webinar will feature alumna Michelle Asha Cooper ’95, Ph.D., President of the Institute for Higher Education Policy in Washington, D.C., and will be hosted by Rénard Harris, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer, College of Charleston.

Registration is free but required. Register for this event here by Wednesday, October 28. 

Posted on October 21, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement

Distinguished Lecture Series: Martin Margulies

The mission of the Gibbes Distinguished Lecture Series is to bring outstanding, world-renowned artists, art collectors, museum leaders, philanthropists, and art historians to Charleston to stimulate public discussion about creativity and the visual arts.

Part of the meteoric rise of the Miami art scene since the late 1990s which gave birth to North America’s largest contemporary art fair, Art Basel Miami, Martin Z. Margulies is consistently named one of the top 200 art collectors in the world.

The lecture will be given on November 11, 2020 at 6pm, and students and faculty will be able to attend virtually. Register here for access and use the code VIRTUAL1 at checkout to watch this lecture for free!

Posted on October 19, 2020 in Announcements & Events

MS and PhD in Biomedical Science Program

The applications for Fall 2021 admission into the Master’s in Biomedical Science and the Integrated Biomedical Science Ph.D. programs at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia are now open!

Both programs provide students the opportunity to do multiple lab rotations with our research faculty through which students gain a variety of research experiences. Faculty mentors will help students expand their research skills, get published in scientific journals, and present at conferences.

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PhD students have been awarded fellowships and grants from agencies such as National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Heart Association, and the Duke Endowment. These students leave UofSC well prepared for careers in and outside of academics. The MS program has an Applied Biotechnology track focused on preparing students for positions in academic or industrial labs. Our MS degree also has a non-thesis option for those students who are looking to further enhance their credentials for applications to health professional programs.

For more information on the program, check out the program flyer. If you have any questions about the program, reach out to the Graduate Office at biomedicalsciences@uscmed.sc.edu.

Posted on October 16, 2020 in Research

2021 Public Policy and International Affairs Program is now open!

The Public Policy and International Affairs Program is an intensive seven-week graduate-level preparation program for undergraduate students committed to public service careers. The program is being held at one of the following universities: Carnegie Mellon, Princeton, University of California Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota. The purpose is to prepare students to obtain a Master’s or a joint degree in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field.

 

 

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This fully-funded opportunity equips students with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in graduate school and ultimately, in influential roles serving the public good. Those who do it have the opportunity to receive $5000 for graduate school if they attend school at one of these universities.

Juniors applying for the summer before their Senior Year (planning on graduating between Dec 2021 and August 2022) who are committed to pursuing public service careers are encouraged to apply.

The application is now live and available online at: https://ppiaprogram.org/undergrad-jsi/

Applications due Sunday, November 15, 2020.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on October 16, 2020 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards
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