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2016 Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

They  are accepting applications until September 25th.


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An admissions officer from Tufts Veterinary School is Skyping in with us and will run a Q&A session about their school and admissions process.

We are meeting in a special conference room in the library, so please be at the circulation desk in the library by 5:25 so that when he calls at 5:30 we can get started!  I hope to see you all there!


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The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, is offering a few exciting online undergraduate courses in the upcoming Summer and Fall semesters that are specifically geared towards students interested in Veterinary Medicine.   Students at other Colleges and Universities can sign up for these classes.  

Summer Semester

The Dog is an online course (3 credits) specifically designed for undergraduate students interested in learning more about dogs, especially those planning careers in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technical Programs. Students will be introduced to a number of topics, including evolution, domestication, anatomy, biology, role in society, physiology, behavior, and health of the dog. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about this class or enrollment contact the Course Director,   Dr. Patrick Larkin (pmlarkin@ufl.edu).  

*this class is also offered in the fall semester

The Horse is an online course (3 credits) for upper level undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate students, or graduate students that is  designed for students planning careers in large animal Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Technical Programs. This course covers many important topics in the domesticated horse field including reproduction, anatomy, the musculoskeletal system, GI physiology, preventative health care, as well as current research. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about this class or enrollment contact the Course Director, Dr. Patrick Larkin (pmlarkin@ufl.edu).  

 *this class is also offered in the fall semester

 

Manatee Health and Conservation is an online course (3 credits) that will provide students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) with a detailed overview of manatee natural history, health assessment, and research findings as well as explore conservation issues. For more information about the class or enrollment, contact Dr. Iske Larkin (ivlarkin@ufl.edu).

Fall semester only

Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues is an online course (3 credits) designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the controversial issues surrounding aquatic animal species ranging from invertebrates to marine mammals, with an emphasis on marine mammals, but also including sea turtles, fisheries, and marine ecosystems. Students enrolled at any College or University can take this course. For more information about the class or enrollment, contact Dr. Iske Larkin (ivlarkin@ufl.edu). 

If you are interested in taking one of the classes, registration is now open for the summer and fall semesters.   


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Tuesday, March 8: General Body Meeting, CNS115, 12:15-1:05 pm

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Thursday, March 7: Dr. Scott M. Glick D.O., an Emergency Physician for Q&A session, CNS115, 12:15-1:05 pm .  Pizza provided

Dr. Glick is currently an Emergency Physician and Associate Director of Oswego Hospital Emergency Department and also an Emergency Physician at Cayuga Medical Center. He has worked as a paramedic for a several years before attending medical school, and spent a year as a neurosurgery resident before switching to emergency medicine residency.

 

 

 

 


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SUNY Upstate Medical University, Division of Student Affairs presents:

“Try on a White Coat at Upstate: A Health Career Immersion Institute”

June 4- June 10, 2016

Cost is FREE!  (Includes Housing and Meals)

 

To apply for this program students should be:

  •   A current freshman or sophomore year student on a pre-health track
  •   A New York state resident
  •   From an underrepresented or economically disadvantaged population
  •   At least 18 years of age
  •   Preference given to CSTEP students

 

This program includes:

  •          Opportunities to explore different careers in the healthcare field
  •          Opportunities to interact with current students and faculty at SUNY Upstate
  •          An overview on the admissions process including tips on how to become a competitive candidate
  •          Service and community outreach opportunities in the Syracuse area
  •          Tips for academic success that include: study skills, test and note taking strategies, and time management skills
  •          Hands on activities, demonstrations and simulations
  •          Teambuilding and networking opportunities (including a trip to WonderWorks ropes course)

 

***Each applicant must submit an application and one recommendation form completed by a college administrator/faculty member

 

Application and Recommendation Form due April 15, 2016

Acceptance Letters will be e-mailed by May 6, 2016

Click Here to Apply

 

For more information, please visit the Upstate website (http://www.upstate.edu/currentstudents/support/multicultural/summer-immersion.php) or contact:

Lamees Galal

315.464.8855

galall@upstate.edu

Follow us on Twitter: @UpstateWCoat

Lamees Galal
Coordinator for Cross Cultural Programming and Awareness
SUNY Upstate Medical University
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
315.464.8855
galall@upstate.edu



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