Seminars and Activities

May 2024

  • Orientation and RCRS training – Monday, May 6, 1-3pm. This will be a virtual session and is required for all SURE Participants, including those from UDC-CC and UDEM even though your program starts later. If you are unable to attend orientation, please let me know as soon as possible so we can make alternative arrangements. A separate calendar invite will be sent with the zoom information for this event.
  • Pizza Party Meet and Greet – Please save the date for Tuesday, May 21 from 12pm – 1pm in the Blue Lounge.  This is an in-person event. I know some of you have mentioned that you will be traveling during the first couple of weeks of the program, please note this is not a required event but we strongly encourage you to attend as we will have special guests available to answer any questions you may have.  We will also be distributing SWAG at this event!!  Again, a separate calendar invite will follow.

June 2024

  • Research Basic/Intermediate for SURE Students – Virtually, June 3, 2024 9:00 am -10:00 am. This is a required seminar for all SURE participants.
  • SURE BBQ – On June 13, 2024 from 3-5pm we will be hosting a BBQ for all SURE participants, faculty and staff. This will be a catered social event to celebrate the midpoint of the program.  Please join us for food and fun!! 
  • Change it Up – Wednesday, June 26, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, EECS1500. This session is REQUIRED for anyone who did not receive it during ENGIN100. If you are unsure whether you have received this session, you can email me your ENGIN100 course and we can verify.

July 2024

  • Pitching Your Poster – This will be offered in 2 sessions, you will be asked to sign up and attend one. This is prep for the poster session that will be taking place on Wednesday, July 24, 2024.
    • Session 1 July 16, 2024, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Room 133 Chrysler Center
    • Session 2 July 18, 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Room 133 Chrysler Center
  • SURE Poster Presentation/Reception – On Wednesday, July 24, 2024 we will be hosting a poster session/reception for all SURE participants.  All students will be expected to present a poster during this event regardless of where the are with their research at the time. Please mark your calendars, more information will follow.