Trunk-or-Treat is happening this Friday, Oct 31 at 5:30 at the Coliseum. Anyone who would like to help hand out candy to children is welcome to attend. HSA is having a Winter Wonderland theme. We are still in need of decorations and candy. Anyone who comes with candy can earn additional service hours to the time they serve at Trunk-or-Treat. For more information, or to sign-up to come to Trunk-or-Treat, please contact Michael at email@example.com.
This Thursday at 7PM in LSB G15, HSA is hosting a medical school panel. There will be a medical school student from each year in medical school as well as a recent graduate of WVU medical school and someone to discuss the MCAT. Any student who has an interest in medical school or health professions is welcome to attend.
Vice Chair Stephen Scott is doing a survey on advising here at West Virginia University to best assess problematic areas students have with advising. In addition to this, Vice Chair Scott would like to receive feedback from students on possible improvements to the advising process.
The survey is short and should only take no more than three minutes to complete. At the end of the survey, you have the option to elaborate on any of your responses if you choose to do so. For your time, Student Government would like to provide a $25 gift card from Barnes & Nobles to one lucky individual who participated in this survey. If you would like to be considered in this drawing, please provide your MIX e-mail at the end of the survey. The winner will be announced on December 12th.
Thank you for taking the time to participate in this survey. It is much appreciated!
The Dissemination and Implementation Science Lab, directed by Dr. Amy Herschell in the Child Psychology department here at WVU, is looking to recruit some eager, enthusiastic undergraduate students who may be interested in becoming involved in the research that is done in the lab. The experience is great preparation for graduate or medical school.
Given the time commitment involved with training these students, a minimum of 2 semesters of involvement is expected, although many undergraduates find 3 or 4 semesters even more rewarding. The lab typically involves a commitment of 6-9 hours per week which includes a scheduled, weekly lab meeting.
Interested students should contact Brittany Liebsack (firstname.lastname@example.org) and a brief interview will be set up. A psychology major/minor is not a requirement; students should simply have an interest in dissemination and implementation science.
WVU’s literary magazine, Calliope, is looking for submissions! Pieces of artwork, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from students of any major are welcome and encouraged. For submission details and more information, visit creativewriting.wvu.edu/calliope or email MaryAnn.Samyn@mail.wvu.edu. View the attached flyer here.
Cookies and Conversation with A Professor presents A Candlelight Ghost Tour with Elizabeth Moore on Monday, October 27th at 6 pm. We will meet in the Honors Hall and continue around campus, weather permitting, while Ms. Moore tells myths and legends surrounding WVU and its campus. All are encouraged to attend!
London Theatre Tour is now open for enrollment! Led by Dr. Ryan Claycomb (English, Honors), the 3-credit course, plus 1-credit study abroad trip to London is open to all majors, all classes, and is eligible for Honors credit, but not restricted to Honors students. Check it out and spread the word!
During the semester, students read plays, discuss the relationship of the text to possible performances, to the city (and its history) in which they are being staged, and to the tourist industry that frames West End theatre. Then, over spring break, we fly to London for a week to see professional performances of the five plays read over the beginning of the semester.
The London Theatre Tour program application is now live on the WVU Study Abroad site, and you can begin applying. The link to the online brochure that contains the application is here: https://studyabroad.wvu.edu/sites/?go=LondonTheatreTour
For a quick clarification, London Theatre Tour is both a three-credit spring 2015 course (ENGL339) with a onecredit spring break study abroad to London. You cannot do one without the other.
The course cost is $4000. Please contact Dr. Claycomb if you are interested, or if you have questions, by emailing email@example.com.
Professor Steve Davis will be offering CHPR 440, Clinical Research Methods and Practice, during the Spring Semester 2015. This course offers a unique, “hands on” experience in a busy academic emergency department (ED) and urgent care center where many public health issues and problems, such as substance abuse, diabetes, and intimate partner violence, are often encountered. In addition to a didactic component covering various topics including research ethics, research design, and database considerations, students will have the opportunity to enroll patients in various research studies and administer data collection instruments. Interested students should plan to meet briefly with Professor Davis prior to enrollment to discuss specific course requirements. This course is especially of interest to students interested in pursuing a medical or health related career. The experiences gained in this course can help differentiate students from other applicants during the medical school (or other health profession) application process. Professor Davis has had several Honors College students complete the course in the past and would welcome many more!
If you have further questions, or to schedule an appointment to discuss course enrollment, please kindly contact him at your convenience at:
Do you want to become more involved in Honors? Do you want leadership experience? Do you need service hours? Then HSA is the perfect place for you! All Honors Students are eligible to join HSA; all you have to do is come to a meeting! HSA will be meeting this Thursday, October 23rd, at 7PM in the Cacapon Room of the Lair. HSA is a great way to earn community service hours as well as work alongside fellow Honors students. If you have great ideas and need a way to implement them, HSA is a great place to start!
A writing workshop is being held for students applying to graduate or professional school. The workshop will be on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 5-6 p.m. in Colson G06 (the computer lab next to the Writing Center). There will be a short faculty presentation on the ins and outs of personal statement writing followed by workshop time where students can work with writing center staff on their individual statements.
To register, students should e-mail Rachel Hoag directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so register early!
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