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M 1/29/18 at 10:30pm: Add/Drop Closes

Add/Drop via the Student Administration System closes on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 10:30pm:

Reminder to Financial Aid Applicants: Financial aid is based on your enrollment as of the Tenth Day of class (end of the add/drop period). If you have not completed the registration process and intend to enroll full time, you must do so by this date. Your financial aid award will be evaluated and adjusted as necessary if you are enrolled less than full time.

 

 

If you look at your enrollment appointment, or “pick time” in the Student Administration System [View Tutorial] you will see that your appointment ends on January 29, 2018 at 10:30pm

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Science Outreach, Spring 18

PSYC 3889 credit under Dr. Roeland Hancock

The Laboratory for the Neurobiology of Individual Differences in Language is seeking motivated undergraduate students with excellent communication skills to assist in science outreach and recruitment efforts as part of a study to understand the role of genes and environment in language, reading, and cognition.

Students will work on outreach and advertising campaigns to connect with families that have used assisted reproductive technologies.

Responsibilities include

  • Identify relevant organizations and events
  • Help establish relationships with community organizations
  • Aggregate research news for the public
  • Prepare appealing and accessible advertisements, information sheets, and web pages
  • Manage advertising campaigns through multiple channels, including Facebook and print

For more information or to apply, please contact Dr. Roeland Hancock at roeland.Hancock@uconn.edu

 

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Neurobiology of Language, Spring 18

PSYC 3889 credit under Dr. Roeland Hancock

The Laboratory for the Neurobiology of Individual Differences in Language

is seeking motivated undergraduate research assistants. Gain valuable experience and methodological skills while helping to understand how language is processed in the brain.

Students will have the opportunity t:o

  • Be trained in multiple neuroimaging techniques, including EEG and MRI
  • Learn about research on language and the brain
  • Work closely with faculty
  • Be involved from the earliest stages of a research project

A two semester/3 credit commitment is preferred.

For more information or to apply, please contact Dr. Roeland Hancock at roeland.Hancock@uconn.edu

 

 

W 12/6/17: Fall 2017 PSYC 2100WQ Poster Night

An Evening in Psychological Science:  The Next Generation
57th Biannual PSYC 2100WQ Poster Night
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
4:30pm-6:30pm
Bousfield Psychology Building, Atrium
Light refreshments provided.

PSYC 2100WQ (Principles of Research in Psychology), a required course for all psychology majors, exposes students to the psychological research process. Students spend the semester designing and carrying out a research project under the guidance of their teaching assistant. At the end of the semester, students report their findings in a poster session (informally called PSYC 2100WQ Poster Night).

Come support your fellow classmates, see what to expect from PSYC 2100WQ, experience a poster session, and network with psychology faculty and students.

Due M 1/29/18: Summer 2018 SURF Award Applications

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) Award program provides thousands of dollars in support of undergraduate students’ summer research or creative projects. The SURF program is open to undergraduate students in all majors at all campuses who plan to graduate no earlier than December 2018. Students can apply for funding of up to $4,000 per student. Applications are due on Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 4:00pm.

Click here to sign up for SURF Mailing List to receive helpful tips on preparing a successful application.

Additionally, there will be office hours both Thursday, December 7th and Friday, December 8th from 1:00-4:00pm, for students to ask questions or have someone review project proposals, budgets, and timelines.

For more information, including the application, please refer to the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR).

Due F 12/8/17: Student Evaluations of Teaching

The Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) is now open for Fall 2017 courses! Don’t miss this important opportunity to share your experiences of UConn courses and teaching.

All students enrolled in UConn classes have the option to provide their feedback confidentially through these surveys and should have received an email with a link to the survey environment. Alternatively, surveys can be accessed through HuskyCT: Student evaluation of teaching (SET) access hereSET closes on December 8th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Results will be released after final grades are submitted.

Graduation Workshop

Calling all graduating seniors! Need help applying for graduation or submitting your plan of study? Come to an optional group Graduation Prep Workshop to have all your questions answered!

Bring your laptop for walk-through tutorials and tips on:

  • Applying to graduate
  • Submitting your final plan of study
  • Summer and transfer credit situations
  • Minor plans of study
  • Upcoming deadlines to look out for!

You can also visit the Graduation page for step-by-step help with this process.

UConn IDEA Grant Summer Applications

Applications for UConn IDEA Grant summer funding are now open.

The IDEA Grant awards funding of up to $4000 per student to support student-designed projects including:idea-grant-logo

  • Artistic and creative endeavors
  • Entrepreneurial ventures and prototype development
  • Original research projects
  • Service initiatives
  • Other innovative, student-driven projects

Undergraduates in all majors at all campuses can apply. Applications are accepted from individuals and from small groups of students who want to work collaboratively on a project.

Summer Funding Application Deadline: Monday, December 18, 2016. Academic year funding applications will open in February 2018.

Students can also schedule an advising appointment with program coordinator Melissa Berkey through email (Melissa.berkey@uconn.edu) for proposal reviews and to discuss project ideas. Skype and phone appointments are available for students at the regional campuses and those studying abroad.

Click here to learn more about the UConn IDEA Grant program.

For more information, contact: Melissa Berkey at melissa.berkey@uconn.edu

Fall Career Series: 11/8 Social Work Careers

Fall into your Career Path: Social Work


Join us for a career exploration event series to explore, discover & learn about various professional fields related to your major!

Learn more about: Social Work featuring the UConn School of Social Work: Milagros Marrero-Johnson (MSW), Director of Student and Academic Services

Wednesday, November 8 – Bousfield, Room 160

4:00pm-5:30pm