Brown University School of Engineering

Events that began in August, 2013

Beginning of College Orientation

Saturday, August 31, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
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Beginning of College Orientation

Beginning of Graduate School Orientation

Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
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Beginning of Graduate School Orientation

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at Brown Thursday, August 29th 9:00-11:30am Roberts Center -Petteruti Lounge 75 Waterman Street, 2nd Floor This orientation for faculty and postdoctoral fellows ...

International Orientation (Undergraduate)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00am - Saturday, August 31, 2013 12:00am
> Multiple locations: see description for details

International Orientation offers incoming international students the opportunity to engage with their peers several days prior to the general first-year orientation. During International Orientation ...

Laboratory Safety Training

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Laboratory Safety Training is a 3-hour classroom session presented by the University Chemical Hygiene Officer or Laboratory Safety Specialist and covers key elements of the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan and laboratory safety best practices. Who Must Attend? Laboratory Safety Training is required for any individual working (paid or unpaid) in a Brown University laboratory. This includes, but is not limited to, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Staff, and Visitors. Registration for this course is mandatory.

Scientific Writing: Key Principles

Friday, August 16, 2013 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Brown's Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) program will offer a 3-part training module on "Scientific Writing: Key Principles" on August 13, 14 & 16 from 3:00-5:00pm in J. Walter Wilson, Room 303. Learn how to effectively communicate the what, why, how, and outcomes of your scientific research. Develop skills and strategies for writing a journal article, responding to reviewer comments and engaging in critical peer reviews. Understand how to write with clarity and tailor scientific writing to a specific audience and publication format.

Victory Day

Monday, August 12, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
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Victory Day holiday. No University exercises

Dr. Michael Limbach Lecture, BASF--The Chemical Company, Center for Chemical Innovation

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Dr. Michael Limbach Lecture, BASF--The Chemical Company, Center for Chemical Innovation Tuesday, August 6th Barus and Holey Room 190 12:00pm Dr. Michael Limbach Dr. Michael Limbach studied chemistry at the Technische Universität Karlsruhe (TH) and the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (both Germany) and obtained his Dr. rer. nat. in 2004 from the latter in the field of organic synthesis under the supervision of A. de Meijere. From late in 2004 to 2006 he worked as a postdoctoral fellow with D.

The Summer Research Symposium

Friday, August 02, 2013 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Summer Research Symposium is an annual event sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College at Brown University. The Symposium allows over 300 students from several research programs to showcase their research to a broad audience. Undergraduate students will present the research they have conducted this summer in the humanities, social, life, and physical sciences to faculty, post docs, graduate students and their colleagues at this university-wide summer research symposium.

Laboratory Safety Training

Thursday, August 01, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm

Laboratory Safety Training is a 3-hour classroom session presented by the University Chemical Hygiene Officer or Laboratory Safety Specialist and covers key elements of the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan and laboratory safety best practices. Who Must Attend? Laboratory Safety Training is required for any individual working (paid or unpaid) in a Brown University laboratory. This includes, but is not limited to, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Staff, and Visitors. Registration for this course is mandatory.