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ART+SCIENCE Field Opportunities in the Southwest, Puerto Rico & Panama

The ART+BIO Collaborative is an educational nonprofit based in Cambridge, MA that offers various immersive, educational travel programs. It integrates art and the life sciences via public engagement, education, and research. ART+BIO Collaborative value diversity and inclusion in the arts and sciences, and design novel Field Studies opportunities for artists, scientists, students, educators, professionals and for anyone interested in integrating nature, art, and biology in the wild. 

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in the Hunter Lab

The Hunter Lab (Department of Microbiology and Immunology) is looking for sophomore or junior undergraduate students interested in working on projects involving microbial genetics, proteomics, mouse infection models, primary cell culture, and anaerobic bacterial culture to study the microbial ecology of chronic respiratory disease.

While prior lab experience is a plus, it is by not required. Students who are accepted will gain skills in:

Pre-doctoral Summer School in Quantitative Biology at IFOM, Milan

July 8-19, 2019

In recent years, the concepts and tools of mathematics, physics, statistics and engineering have had a fundamental impact in biological research. Bioinformatics and in general the analysis of genomics data are largely based on statistics. Physical forces have finally been recognized as critical for shaping the behavior of cells. The ability of cells to read the environment and react accordingly via the expression of different classes of genes has been rationalized with the use of elegant mathematical models.

Science meets social action

Graduate student Siddharth Bharath Iyengar received the University’s 2019 Outstanding Community Service Award for his work at the intersection of social and environmental justice and science.

Siddharth Iyengar

Siddharth Bharath Iyengar’s interest in community is expansive.

Take a Breather

Feeling stressed? Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax. Come relax with CBS Student Board! We will have food, yoga, tea, and assorted crafty activities! Take a breather in the Beacon Room of the 2nd floor of the Rec on Sunday, April 7. Hope to see you there! Learn more.

 

Changes to Scholastic Dishonesty Policies

Until recently CBS had a college-specific policy about scholastic dishonesty that prohibited a student from withdrawing from a course to evade a grade sanction (of any grade). The college has voted to remove the college-specific policy and align with the University-wide policy, which prohibits a student found responsible for scholastic dishonesty from withdrawing from a course to avoid a F or N. If you'd like to read the University's policy you can do so in section D of the Grading and Transcripts policy.

Bioethics Undergraduate Group Event

The next meeting for the Bioethics Undergraduate Group will be Wednesday, April 3 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. in Memorial Union 301. The group will be learning about and discussing Food Justice! Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP to the Facebook event.