Brandeis-India Science Scholars Applications Due May 10

We are excited to be offering the opportunity for undergraduate students to study courses in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Electrical Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Mechanical Sciences, and Computer Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science, the premier science research and education institution in India, beginning in Spring 2014.

Please visit the Brandeis-India Science Scholars website for additional information and to access the application. Additional funding opportunities are available for this program through the Brandeis-India Initiative and the Physics Department.  More information about these opportunities is available in the financial section on the program website.

Please feel free to contact Amber Thacher in the Office of Study Abroad with any questions about the program or application process.  athacher @t brandeis dot edu

Study abroad: Bangalore

There is a new Study Abroad program for Brandeis undergraduates at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India, as part of the incipient collaboration between the two universities. This program is accepting current sophomores to go abroad in Spring 2014 as part of an exchange program, where the students at the Indian Institute of Science would do research at Brandeis the following summer, (Summer 2014). There will be an information session on Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00pm in Abelson 333 (Undergraduate Physics Lounge) and there will be FOOD. This program has a special extended deadline for applications that is not until May of this year.  The Study Abroad Office as well as science faculty members who have visited the Indian Institute of Science will be at this meeting to help answer questions and talk about the program. If you would like more information about the event or program please email Katie Weil (Physics UDR –  kweil at brandeis dot edu) who can put you in contact with a faculty member to discuss more details.

Biology study abroad

The Biology Dept. and the Office of Study Abroad will hold a joint presentation about studying abroad as a Biology major at 3:30pm on Tuesday, March 8 in the Alumni Lounge in Usdan Student Center (event listing on facebook). Come and learn about the many study abroad programs available, how you can fit study abroad into your schedule, and the exciting places you can go!

There will be presentations from J. Scott Van Der Meid, the Director of Study Abroad, Dr. Dan Perlman, the Biology Department Study Abroad Liaison, and Dr. Joan Press, the Biology Undergraduate Advising Head. Students will also get the chance to ask talk to Biology majors who have studied abroad in the past, and learn how their experiences have enhanced their academic experience at Brandeis.

Hope to see you all there!

Biology UDRs

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