Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

Four noteworthy events, including a workshop on research in the social & behavioral sciences

Researchers in the social and behavioral sciences are invited to a half-day workshop on university resources, creating meaningful partnerships, and developing inter-institutional partnerships.  It will be held Monday February 28, 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fort IRC, Room 410.  A networking lunch is included.  Details, including how to register, are right here.

Friday February 11 — ISETCSC Day will feature a top NOAA official and a symposium with presenters from George Mason University, Howard University, Penn State University, and three NOAA labs.  The ISETCSC provides research to NOAA in the areas of weather, climate, and environmental change. The event will be held in the Alumni-Foundation Event Center.  For more information, click here or look below at the item posted on February 2.

Monday February 14Dr. James Ntambi, Steenbock professor of biochemistry at  the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak on the relationship between genetics, nutrition and metabolic diseases.  Noon in the Fort IRC, Room 410.  For more information, contact Bernetta Hill, 334-7995, bernhill@ncat.edu.

Thursday February 24Aggie poet Val Nieman will conduct a workshop on ekphrastic writing, 6:30 p.m.,  part of the “Art After Dark” series at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG.  Details are right here.  Note that registration is required and admission is $5 if you’re not a Weatherspoon member.

NASA to visit campus with information on opportunities for students

Something to pass along to your students:

Representatives of NASA will visit A&T next Tuesday to provide information to students about internships, fellowships and scholarships.  Two information sessions will be held — 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Both will be at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center.

The space agency will be telling students about its new One Stop Shopping
Initiative (OSSI) SOLAR Application System.  Further information is available at http://intern.nasa.gov/ or nasaossi@uncfsp.org or 1 800 231-9155.