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2019 Schedule Overview

  • May 29th, 9-10:30am in Sanders classroom 212 auditorium:  Kickoff meeting for all URSI students and faculty.  Bagels, fruit and coffee will be served.
  • Beginning June 6th, all URSI students will meet every Thursday from 12-1pm in Rocky 300.  These sessions will include required trainings, speakers, research talks and other enrichment activities.  Lunch served.
  • Optional workshops will be held during lunch time on a few Wednesdays throughout the summer.  See below for details on upcoming workshops.
  • There will be a variety of other events throughout the summer that are still being planned!  See below for current schedule.
  • The last day of URSI is Friday, August 2nd!

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Detailed 2019 Schedule:

Wed, May 29th, 9-10:30am: Kickoff meeting in Sanders Classroom 212 auditorium

Tues, June 4th, 1-2pm: Lab safety session with Jim Kelly in Olmsted 162

Tues, June 4th, 5-6:30pm: Summer Community BBQ in BLS atrium

Wed, June 5th, noon-1:30pm: Library Resources Workshop in Library Classroom

Thurs, June 6th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Responsible Conduct in Research Training

Wed, June 12th, noon-1:30pm: Data visualization: Exploration and Communication workshop in OH 273

Thurs, June 13th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Information session on fellowships and internship funding

Tues, June 18th, 5-6:30pm: Summer Community BBQ in BLS atrium

Thurs, June 20th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • An introduction to the Open Science framework

Wed, June 26th, noon-1:30pm: Using the Open Science Framework workshop in SciVis Lab BLS 101

Thurs, June 27th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Faculty panel on their journeys to science/math and Vassar

Mon, July 1st, 3:30-5pm: Using digital platforms to observe nature workshop at the Environmental Cooperative

Tues, July 2nd, 5-6:30pm: Summer Community BBQ in BLS atrium

No weekly lunch meeting on July 4th

Wed, July 10th, noon-1:30pm: CV and cover letter workshop in SciVis Lab

Thurs, July 11th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Introduction to Grand Challenges program and feedback session

Tues, July 16th, 5-6:30pm: Summer Community BBQ in BLS atrium

Thurs, July 18th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Info session on Community Engaged Learning Opportunities for students interested in the sciences
  • Student talks

Tues, July 23rd, 2-3pm: Poster design workshop in SciVis Lab (BLS101)

Wed, July 24th, 2-3pm: Poster design workshop in SciVis Lab (BLS101)

Thurs, July 25th, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Student talks

Tues, July 30th, 5-6:30pm: Summer Community BBQ in BLS atrium

Wed, July 31st, 12-1:30pm: Basics of data analyses and plotting in R in SciVis Lab

Thurs, August 1st, noon-1pm: Weekly lunch meeting in Rocky 300

  • Student talks

Fri, August 2nd: Last day of URSI, abstracts due

Wed, September 11th: Posters due

Wed, September 25th, 3-8pm: 2019 URSI Symposium and Dinner