Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Upcoming Oppurtunities at UVA

Career Exploration Workshop Date: Tuesdsay, Septemer 29th Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Bryant Hall UNDECLARED?  Wondering what major to choose, how choice of major relates to future career opportunities, or what employers are looking for in potential candidates? Interested in learning how skills and values can influence career decision making? Want help navigating Career Center resources and setting goals for exploring careers and clarifying your goals?  If so, consider participating in the Career Exploration Workshop Series!  The series is sequential and participants MUST ATTEND ALL 4 SESSIONS (September 10, 17, 24, October 1st ). This event requires pre-registration.

Global Health Case Writing
Date: Tuesday, September 29th
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: OpenGrounds

The Center for Global Health is seeking to employ global health case writers. The CGH is sponsoring this interactive workshop to describe global health case writing standards and encourage participants to brainstorm case subjects. We will invite all participants of this workshop to apply for a paid case writing position, a part-time effort from 10.4.15 to 12.18.15. The final case will be submitted for publication through Darden Business Publishing and used for the UVA Global Health Case Competition to be held on January 30, 2016. Please email with any questions about the event or case writing position.

School of Medicine Committee on Women Mentoring Network
Date: Tuesday, October 29th

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: OpenGrounds

An informal gathering designed to foster mentoring relationships, and identify resources and support for career advancement and work-life balance. 

“Global Education for Girls” - Opportunities and Challenges in Transforming Poverty 
Date: Wednesday, September 29th
Time:4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Bavaro Hall 116

Through her leadership at Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) Jessica Posner Odede brings an important innovation to the fight against gender inequality and extreme poverty in the developing world. By linking tuition free schools for girls to holistic social services for all in the urban slums of Nairobi, Kenya, girls’ schools become a portal of social change in these communities. Join her in discussing her experiences, and how we can begin to move forward in transforming poverty all over the world.

Research 101 Workshop
Date: Friday, October 2nd
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Newcomb, Commonwealth Room
Are you interested in research? Don't know where to start? Come to BOLD's (Black Oasis for Learning and Development) Research 101 Workshop hosted by Dean Grimes (OAAA and Curry). Please RSVP by emailing Regine Pittman. 

Biology Department Seminar
Date: Friday, October 2nd
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Gilmer 190

Join us for a seminar with Jianhua Cang, Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Northwestern University, on critical period plasticity and binocular matching in the mouse visual cortex.

3rd Annual Medical Design Competition: Date: October 2nd - October 4th
Location: Rice Hall
Innovation, mentorship, prizes, free food! This competition welcomes anyone who has found or who is looking for an area of healthcare to begin entrepreneurship. This year, our themes are prosthetics and children's health but we totally welcome any and every healthcare interest you have!
Register here or sign up on Facebook (Health UnBound), follow us on Twitter @hooHUB, or see our website. Please contact Tarun K. if you have any questions!