Fall BIO 101 Course

Through a series of lectures and activities, BIO 101 explores the academic paths, careers, opportunities, research, and trends in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students will be exposed to the diversity of STEM fields and research through lectures led by faculty, expert and professionals in their field. Fun Science activities provide opportunities for the students to engage in hands-on science activities in different STEM fields. The goal is to expose students to a wide range of possible career options, and inspire students to pursue diverse academic paths in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematical fields. 

 

BIO 101-001 Course schedule - Fall 2017

Class

Date

Format

Topic

1

08/28/2017

Seminar

Introduction to STEMCats and BIO 101/299: Dr. Vincent Cassone

 

09/04/2017

 

Labor day, no class

2

09/11/2017

Seminar

Neuroscience: Dr. Mark Prendergast

Group discussions with mentors

3

09/18/2017

Seminar

Wildlife and Veterinary Science: Dr. Josh Brown, Dr. John Cox

4

09/25/2017

Fun-Science

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5

10/02/2017

Seminar

Spring research projects: Group discussions with mentors

6

10/09/2017

Seminar

Construction: Landscapes to Cityscapes: Dr. Caren Agouridis, Dr. Sebastian Bryson

7

10/16/2017

Fun-Science

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8

10/23/2017

Seminar

Biomedical Research: Dr. Tom Dziubla, Dr. Jose Abisambra

9

10/30/2017

Seminar

On Being a Doctor: Dr. Wendy Jackson, Dr. Wanda Gonsalves

10

11/06/2017

Fun-Science

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11

11/13/2017

Seminar

Meet the future you!: Group discussions with graduate students and professional school students

12

11/20/2017

Seminar

Energy for the future: Dr. Eduardo Santillan-Jimenez, Dr. Kenneth Graham

13

11/27/2017

Seminar

Research and Careers in Academia: Dr. David Westneat, Dr. Susan Gardner

14

12/04/2017

Seminar

Animals and Research: Dr. Karl Dawson, Dr. Chana Akins

 

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