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Dennis Maxwell

a student in the Engineering Technology Division, was named the Eleanor Josaitis Hope Scholarship...
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BEST Program: 2016-17 Orientation
September 14 2016 at 4:00 PM
Margherio Family Conference Center
The BEST Program is an NIH-funded initiative to assist current doctoral trainees and postdoctoral scientists explore career options outside of academia, in areas such as communication, law, business, government, and undergraduate teaching. The Dean of the Graduate School Dr. Ambika Mathur and Professor of Chemistry Dr. Christine Chow will conduct a brief overview of the program, but the majority of the event will be led by former and current BEST participants, who will talk about their experiences and lead small group discussions.  There will also be a Q&A.  All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win one of five $25 Amazon gift cards.  Pizza and beverages will be served around 5 pm. Although the program is primarily designed to assist PhD students in the biomedical and life sciences, graduate students in any discipline interested in learning more about careers outside the academy as well as faculty and interested staff are welcome to attend.
King-Chavez-Parks Distinguished Visiting Professors Forum on Career Development 2016
September 15 2016 at 10:00 AM
Alumni House
The Wayne State University Graduate School invites you to attend a  Forum on Career Development presented by the  2016 King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Distinguished Visiting Professors. Ethriam Brammer, PhD Eastern Michigan University  Ypsilanti, MI   Kish Golden, PhD Merck & Co. Milton, GA   Crystal Hill-Pryor, PhD US Army Medical Research Fort Detrick, MD     Established by the Michigan Legislature in 1986, the goal of the Martin Luther King, Jr. - César Chávez - Rosa Parks (KCP) Initiative is to increase the number of Michigan's most educationally or economically disadvantaged citizens who have the opportunity to complete college degrees and experience career success as active participants in a knowledge-based global economy. The KCP forum showcases former Wayne State University graduates who were KCP Fellows. The presenters will speak on the challenges and opportunities they experienced during their careers and share their wisdom with current students and faculty about succeeding in graduate school and beyond.     Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Alumni Lounge Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 1, 2016.   Funding for this program is, in part, provided by the King-Chavez-Parks Initiative.  
DTE Energy Workshop - Behavioral & Situational Interviewing using the STAR METHOD
September 26 2016 at 12:00 PM
College of Engineering
Join DTE Energy for a workshop on Behavioral & Situational Interviewing using the STAR METHOD.
Brainstorm 2016 - Brain@Wayne Research Symposium
September 29 2016 at 9:30 AM
Integrative Biosciences Center
Join us as Brain@Wayne presents: "Brainstorm 2016, a Brain Research Symposium" on Friday, September 29th from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. The goals of the event include:  1) promote communication and collaboration in neuroscience and brain research; 2) facilitate neuroscience education in both undergraduate and graduate students; and 3) improve awareness of brain research at WSU. All are welcome to register.  Important features of the symposium are a trainee data blitz talk, a technology blitz talk, a TED-inspired talk, a poster session and reception, and a keynote speaker. The keynote speaker is Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D., who is the Director of the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research at the University of Minnesote. He is also a PI of the Human Connectome Project, and a member of the National Acadumy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Inventors. We cordially invite you to submit an abstract(s). The abstract template can be found here. Please note the abstract categories and self-nomination for data and technology blitz talks.The deadline for abstract submissions is June 30,2016. Please email the abstract in a single PDF file to Dr. Mohammad R.N. Avanaki at mrn.avanaki@wayne.edu. For overall program information please contact Dr. Zhifeng Kou at zhifeng_kou@wayne.edu. Sponsors of this symposium are Brain@Wayne, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the School of Medicine, the College of Pharmacy, and the College of Engineering here at Wayne State University.  
Graduate Open House
September 30 2016 at 3:00 PM
Student Center 5221 Gullen Mall Detroit, MI 48202
Join us anytime between 3 and 6 p.m. to learn more about advancing your education and career at Wayne State’s Graduate School. You’ll be able to meet with representatives from some of our most popular programs, get information on financial aid and career services, and take a campus tour. Alumni, faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand for networking and questions, plus: Enjoy light refreshments and free parking in Structure 5 and in Lot 31. Prepare for the event by viewing the Open House agenda.  
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