Masters in Public Health (MPH)

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Experiential Learning

Students of Case Western Reserve University,

One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2016 Experiential Learning Programs. We are offering 2 week Health Innovation programs in South Africa!

As an OHS Volunteer you will:

  • Gain international experience on the ground in global health initiatives.

  • Mentor students who strive to become healthcare professionals and cultivate lifelong relationships.

  • Immerse yourself in diversity through service and excursions.

  • Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.

  • Develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills through the pursuit of social justice.

  • Broaden health care skills in real-world environments

Apply here for our Volunteer Programs: 2016 Application

Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

Learn more about our Health Program here.

Central Regional ACS Meeting

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2016 UNT Chemistry NSF-REU Program information


Dear Students,

The Chemistry Department, at the University of North Texas, invites applications for our Summer 2016 NSF-REU Program.  The ten-week program will begin on June 6, and participants will be given a $5,000 stipend, plus housing.  Funds are available to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site, which is located at the northern outskirts of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

If you are interested, please submit your application, personal statement, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to us by Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  As stated in the attached flyer, application forms and additional information can be found on our webpage:

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

Shawn Adams
UNT Chemistry REU Program Coordinator
1155 Union Circle, #305070
Denton, TX 76203
Tel: 940-565-4372
Fax: 940-565-4318


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AkzoNobel Summer 2016 R&D Internship Opportunity

Strongsville, OH

R&D Summer Internship

AkzoNobel Coil and Extrusion Coatings is currently seeking an intern for our New Product Development group in our brand new  Strongsville Technology Center, very central to major universities in the Cleveland/Akron area for the upcoming summer. The NPD intern will work on meaningful projects including product development, testing and evaluation for coatings’ technology sold into the coil and extrusion marketplaces which can include curtain walls, architectural aluminum, metal building, appliance, HVAC, steel door and transportation markets, among others.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Prepare a variety of formulations and coatings and test according to specification
  • Read and perform test methods
  • Provide correlation from test to test or product to product
  • Provide general summaries of product performance attributes as they relate to test results
  • Participate in product evaluation
  • Provide weekly reports on progress

Job requirements

  • Must currently be enrolled at an accredited academic institution
  • Qualified candidates will have completed at least two years in coursework towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Material Science plus a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Required to work 40 hours/week during the summer semester
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, and in a team environment
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Word, Excel and power point
  • Able to interact with all levels inside and outside the organization

Announcing ASCB-KGI summer biotech course

Dear Colleague,

I would like to make you aware of a unique training opportunity for your institution’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who may be considering careers in the biotech industry.

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive management training course fromJuly 11-16, 2016, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional, optional accommodations package of $500.

The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project. They will learn how academic science is commercialized and gain insight into the way industry views scientific research. The course is designed for advanced graduate students with at least three years of research experience and for postdocs.

The deadline to apply is April 15, so please forward this email to anyone who might be interested. The application is straightforward, and the only stipulation is that applicants must be or become an ASCB member. Click here for more information and to apply.


Peter Walter
ASCB President

Gordon Research Seminar for Noble Metal Nanoparticles

Dear Chemistry Faculty and Graduate Students,


As Co-chair of the 2016 Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) for Noble Metal Nanoparticles, it is my pleasure to invite your department’s graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to participate in this seminar by submitting an abstract for a research poster or an oral presentation. The seminar will take place at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA during the weekend of June 14-15, 2016.

Attached is a letter of invitation and a flyer we have prepared to announce the event. We ask that you print copies of the flyer and post them on departmental message boards in addition to forwarding this email to the students in your department.


The GRS program is a series of highly successful and unique opportunities for early career scientists to discuss their current research and build informal networks with their peers that may lead to a lifetime of collaboration and scientific achievement. Each seminar is held in conjunction with a related Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and takes place the weekend immediately prior to the GRC. Topics for this seminar includenanoparticle synthesis, biomedicine, catalysis, and plasmonics.


The deadline to apply for an oral presentation is March 18, 2016. The deadline to apply for a poster presentation is May 21, 2016. Spots are limited, so we encourage applicants to submit their abstracts early.

The application form includes is an option to apply for the related GRC, which we highly encourage for faculty and students alike. Just visit the website below and select ‘Online Application’ in the top right corner:


If you would like more information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or my fellow chairs, Amanda Goodman ( and Chris DeSantis (


Best regards,

Lisa V. Brown
Energy Research Group
NIST Center for Nanoscale Science & Technology

Office: 301-975-4557
Lab: 301-975-4280
Cell: 713-256-0178