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Masters Job Search Series: Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A tailored,well-written resume and cover letter will get you an interview! Join us Thursday, Feb. 9th from 12-1 to get tips on crafting documents that will get the attention of the reader and get you in the door. This is a two-part workshop. In the first half of the program, we will address the nuts and bolts of resume/cover letter writing. Make sure to bring your computer to work on your resume/cover letter during the second part while staff assists you throughout the process. Leave CareerLAB with a strengthened resume, cover letter, or both! CareerLAB, 167 Angell St.

Travel Ban Support and Info Session

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 155

Join us as we discuss and review: 

  • What we know of  the Executive Order and its implementation
  • Explain resources Brown has put in place to support this community
  • International support offices at Brown
  • Hear our communities concerns
  • Foster discussion and interaction, you are not on your own

Please email to attend, or if you have any other concerns. We would like a headcount for food. Jennifer_Casasanto@brown.edu

You are not on your own!

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series Dr. Damien Parrello, McMaster University, Chemical engineering dpt., ON, Canada ...

School of Engineering Town Hall Meeting

Monday, February 06, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

The school will be hosting Town Hall meetings for all students (undergrad and grad) to discuss topics of interest from students with the administration. The format will be open discussion, with students able to ask questions and share ideas and observations. Students may also request to be on the agenda and lead a discussion. The intention of the Town Hall meetings is to encourage dialogue and feedback on student curricular, programmatic, as well as diversity and inclusion topics and also be a forum for discussion and connections among students.

Masters Job Search Series: How to Find a Job

Monday, February 06, 2017 12:20pm - 1:20pm

If you are a graduate student considering jobs in the industry, research, business, government or non-profits, join us Monday, Feb. 6 @ 12 for a workshop on how to find jobs in these sectors, and how ...

Special Seminar: Engineering Scientific Discovery

Friday, February 03, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Andrea Razzaghi, Deputy Director of Astrophysics, NASA Headquarters, will present a talk: Engineering Scientific Discovery. Do you ever wonder about the amazing machines behind NASA’s great scientific missions? How exactly do you build a mission to land on an alien world like NASA’s Curiosity Rover? To make bold scientific discoveries, you need bold engineering! NASA’s Deputy Director for Astrophysics, Andrea I.

Calling all entrepreneurs: B-Lab Application Workshop! 2/3

Friday, February 03, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

Join the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship this Friday, February 3 at NOON for a B-Lab application workshop in Petteruti Lounge (2nd floor of the Student Center)! During this hour, over ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Thursday, February 02, 2017 10:45am - 12:45pm

PhD candidate Jay Sheth will present his PhD thesis: "In-situ Characterization of Composition Induced Stresses in Thin Film Oxides: Application to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Li-ion Battery Electrodes". The presiding officer will be Professor Brian W. Sheldon.

Jet Information Session

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Jet launched July 2015 with one mission: To become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology and fulfillment platform ...

5th Year Master's Fair

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Brown juniors and seniors are encouraged to come explore their options for a master's degree on College Hill. Seniors may apply up until Commencement. Program representatives and the Graduate School ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

How to Make the Most of Shopping Period

Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Not sure what classes to take this semester?  Not sure whether or not you should take concentration courses or electives?  Too many choices?  Not sure how to balance the course load? Shopping Period ...

Classes of the second semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 am. Theses of candidates for Masters and Ph.D. degrees in May (on Semester I registration fee) due.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes of the second semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 am. Theses of candidates for Masters and Ph.D. degrees in May (on Semester I registration fee) due.

Semester Kickoff with CareerLAB: How to Find and Fund an Internship

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This program will explain the process and timeline of finding a great summer internship. All of Brown's fantastic resources will be explained such as the Brown Job Board, searching BrownConnect, finding ...

Semester Kickoff with CareerLAB: Using Social Media for the Job and Internship Search

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

More and more employers are using social media, especially LinkedIn and Twitter, to look for potential hires and post positions. LinkedIn is also a great way to reach out to the more than 58,000 Brown ...

Semester Kickoff with CareerLAB: Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Your resume and cover letter must make a great first impression when you are looking for a job or internship. Grabbing the reader's attention immediately is essential! Join us to learn how to craft ...

STEM Outreach Day

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm

Facilitated by faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students, local high school students and teachers will work to do science, come to a greater understanding of the importance of STEM in today’s ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

Defending Your Research Proposal

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The IMSD Program is offering a 4-part training module to help develop strategies for selecting a strong Ph. D. thesis topic, evaluating your progress, & receiving advice. Sessions will be held ...

The Three Rs: Research Data Management, Reproducibility & Researcher Recognition

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Rockefeller Library - Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab

Brown's IMSD Program will offer a 4-part training module on "The Three Rs: Research Data Management, Reproducibility, and Researcher Recognition" on January 10, 12, 17 & 19 (Tu-Th), 1:00pm- 2:30pm ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm

PhD candidate Lin Zhang will present his PhD thesis: "Processing, Mechanical Properties, and Oxidation Behavior of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Composites". The presiding officer will be Professor Nitin Padture.

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series presents, George Lykotrafitis, UConn

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series George Lykotrafitis, UConn Tuesday, December 13, 2016 3:00 p.m. Barus & Holley, Room 190

Fluids at Brown Division of Applied Mathematics and School of Engineering

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Speaker: George Lykotrafitis Associate Professor, University of Connecticut Title: Micromechanics of the normal and defective red blood cell

Final Examination Period.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:00am - Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:00am
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Final Examination Period.

Dean in the Lobby

Monday, December 12, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar

Monday, December 12, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Prof. Celia Reina, William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania will speak on: "Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: Some Challenges and New Perspectives". Abstract: The design and optimization of the next generation of materials and applications strongly hinge on our understanding of the processing-microstructure-performance relations; and these, in turn, result from the collective behavior of materials’ features at multiple length and time scales.

Goldwater Scholarship

Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
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The Goldwater Scholarship has a two part application process. 1.) Student profile/pre-application due November 16 2.) Complete application including letters of recommendation due December 12 Students ...

Biomedical Engineering Society Alumni Panel

Thursday, December 08, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

The Biomedical Engineering Society at Brown University will be hosting an Alumni Panel on Thursday, Dec. 8, in Barus and Holley 190. The event is from 6:30-8 p.m.

Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)

Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00am - Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00am
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Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor).