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Technical Resume Writing Seminar

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Room 166

Jaye Girouard has been in Human Resources for the past 27 years. She has worked in the College Relations group at Digital Equipment Corp., Compaq, and Intel, and managed the co-op/intern program for the Enterprise Platforms Group. She is currently a consultant to Cavium, Inc and Sepaton, Inc. Pizza and Refreshments will be served. Please click here to RSVP. 

 

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 8:30am - 12:00pm

This orientation for new graduate TAs features a choice of interactive workshops on Teaching for the First Time at Brown, Interactive Classrooms, and Grading & Rubrics and a discussion of your ...

Opening Convocation at 4:00 p.m. Registration of new students for the first semester (7:00 pm to midnight).

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
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Opening Convocation at 4:00 p.m. Registration of new students for the first semester (7:00 pm to midnight).

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.

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.

SES 50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting

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

The Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting is held annually to foster and promote the exchange of ideas and information among the various disciplines of engineering and the fields of physics, chemistry, mathematics, bioengineering, and related scientific and engineering fields. The ASME Applied Mechanics Summer Conferences are intended to foster an intimate exchange of ideas on all aspects of Mechanics in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2013 Joint SES50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual meeting will be hosted by the School of Engineering, Brown University.

The Value of Outreach

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This workshop will focus on the importance of university outreach by faculty and students to external groups - such as K12 teachers and their students. Discussions will focus on how outreach helps build scientifically literate citizens, provides opportunities for faculty to share their research with the general public and provides graduate students training in communication and teaching. (Speaker: Oludurotimi Adetunji)

SES 50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
> Multiple locations: see description for details

The Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting is held annually to foster and promote the exchange of ideas and information among the various disciplines of engineering and the fields of physics, chemistry, mathematics, bioengineering, and related scientific and engineering fields. The ASME Applied Mechanics Summer Conferences are intended to foster an intimate exchange of ideas on all aspects of Mechanics in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2013 Joint SES50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual meeting will be hosted by the School of Engineering, Brown University.

SES 50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting

Monday, July 29, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
> Multiple locations: see description for details

The Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting is held annually to foster and promote the exchange of ideas and information among the various disciplines of engineering and the fields of physics, chemistry, mathematics, bioengineering, and related scientific and engineering fields. The ASME Applied Mechanics Summer Conferences are intended to foster an intimate exchange of ideas on all aspects of Mechanics in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2013 Joint SES50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual meeting will be hosted by the School of Engineering, Brown University.

SES 50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
> Multiple locations: see description for details

The Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting is held annually to foster and promote the exchange of ideas and information among the various disciplines of engineering and the fields of physics, chemistry, mathematics, bioengineering, and related scientific and engineering fields. The ASME Applied Mechanics Summer Conferences are intended to foster an intimate exchange of ideas on all aspects of Mechanics in a relaxed atmosphere. The 2013 Joint SES50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual meeting will be hosted by the School of Engineering, Brown University.

Re-Architecting Space Systems: Infrastructure Changes Everything

Friday, July 12, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Dr. Rick Fleeter is Adjunct Associate Professor of Engineering at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, and Visiting Professor in the faculty of aerospace engineering at La Sapienza Rome, Italy, where ...

Scientific Communication Skills I: Poster Presentations

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Scientific posters are used to communicate research and stimulate discussion at scientific meetings. This workshop will focus on the key elements to include when preparing a scientific poster and will ...

Research Skills II: Breaking down technical papers

Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Students will be introduced to the process of reading scientific papers and then participate in a workshop activity that takes them through the process of reading a paper and understanding I. what is known, II. what is not known and III. how to find out what is not known. (Speaker: Karen Haberstroh)

Research Skills I: Learning on your own

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This workshop will help students identify the skills needed to become self-sufficient learners and provide tips and suggestions for independent learning. (Speaker: Jim Valles)

Laboratory Safety Training

Tuesday, June 18, 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.

Staff Development Day

Tuesday, June 04, 2013 8:00am - 4:00pm
> Multiple locations: see description for details

Staff Development Day is a unique approach to workplace learning that gives all Brown University employees the opportunity to invest in their personal and professional growth and focuses on the most ...

Short Course on Fractonal PDEs

Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Schedule of Lectures: (Location: Room 110, 182 George St; Time: 12:00-1:00pm) Lecture 1: 22 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods and analysis of the time, space and time-space fractional PDEs Lecture 2: 23 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Zhi-zhong Sun Topic: Finite difference methods for the fractional sub-diffusion equation Lecture 3: 24 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods for variable order fractional partial differential equations Lecture 4: 29 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof.

Short Course on Fractonal PDEs

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Schedule of Lectures: (Location: Room 110, 182 George St; Time: 12:00-1:00pm) Lecture 1: 22 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods and analysis of the time, space and time-space fractional PDEs Lecture 2: 23 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Zhi-zhong Sun Topic: Finite difference methods for the fractional sub-diffusion equation Lecture 3: 24 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods for variable order fractional partial differential equations Lecture 4: 29 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof.

Commencement Procession

Sunday, May 26, 2013 9:15am - 11:30am
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One of Brown's oldest and greatest traditions, the Procession through the Van Wickle Gates brings together the entire Brown community. Don?t miss the opportunity to march with your classmates! Alumni classes each have a special place in the procession. Generally, the most recent alumni classes form on George Street while earlier classes will form on the College Green. Look for your reunion class signs and your reunion student staff member for guidance.

Campus Dance

Friday, May 24, 2013 9:00pm - Saturday, May 25, 2013 1:00pm
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One of Brown’s best-loved Reunion Weekend traditions, the Campus Dance brings more than 11,000 people to campus to dance the night away under a sky lit with hundreds of paper lanterns. The College Green is transformed into an outdoor ballroom with a giant dance floor for swinging to the sounds of the Duke Belaire Orchestra. Tables for the 15th - 75th Reunion classes are on the College Green in front of the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center (Faunce House).

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception

Friday, May 24, 2013 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception Friday, May 24, 2013, 4:30-6:00, Barus & Holley Lobby All engineering alumni who are coming back to campus for commencement are invited to join us to reconnect with fellow engineering alumni and faculty during this beer, wine, and cheese reception. We hope you will join us! Please spread the word to other Brown engineers.

Short Course on Fractonal PDEs

Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Schedule of Lectures: (Location: Room 110, 182 George St; Time: 12:00-1:00pm) Lecture 1: 22 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods and analysis of the time, space and time-space fractional PDEs Lecture 2: 23 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Zhi-zhong Sun Topic: Finite difference methods for the fractional sub-diffusion equation Lecture 3: 24 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof. Fawang Liu Topic: Numerical methods for variable order fractional partial differential equations Lecture 4: 29 May, 2013, Lecturer: Prof.

Reunion Weekend 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00am - Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00am
Brown Campus

Alumni in classes ending in 3 or 8: Return to campus this May to celebrate your lifelong connection to Brown! Stay tuned for details. See http://alumni.brown.edu/reunions for preliminary info, and make sure your current email address is in your profile at https://alumni.brown.edu/alumni/Profile [login required] to receive all the latest news.