Tuesday, April 22, 2014

STEM Education Events

The Educational Greenhouse
A Living Resource for Study and Exploration
Led by Nicholas Gershberg, Greenhouse Coordinator
Sunday April 27, 2014
10am – 3pm
The Arthur Ross Greenhouse
Milbank Hall, 5th Floor

Join us as we tour the Arthur Ross Greenhouse on the top of Milbank Hall and the Green Roof on the Diana Center. Explore a variety of topics appropriate for K-12 science education such as evolution, plant families and pollination. There will also be a hands on workshop on how to cut plants and sow seeds.
Lunch will be provided.


Mission to Teach: The Life and Legacy of a Revolutionary Educator
Book Discussion given by Dipak Basu, author and father.
Tuesday April 29, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00pm
Ella Weed Room
2nd Floor Milbank Hall

Join us as Mr. Basu talks about his book Mission to Teach, an inspirational story about his daughter  Jhumki who was a revolutionary educator who took on American science education reform against deeply-established practices, suffering along the way several tragedies that only spurred her on to astonishing achievements in her all-too-short lifetime.
 
If you plan on attending our STEM Field exploration please register for this event by e-mailing gtellez@barnard.edu.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

NY Students, apply for pre-law seminar: Achieving Success in the Application Process (ASAP) 2014


DEADLINE EXTENDED  MAY 16TH!


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Preparing talented, motivated, yet under-represented students to successfully gain admission to and succeed in law school.  The ASAP program curriculum will focus on aspects of the law school application process that are commonly overlooked or undervalued by students when applying to law school.
·         Selecting a law school,
·         Writing an effective personal statement,
·         Choosing sources for letters of recommendations,
·         Preparing strategies for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and understanding the impact of LSAT scores and Grade Point Averages (GPA) in the selection process,
·         Understanding the significance of the early application process offered by many law schools
·         Managing Debt and developing credit worthiness
·         Common errors committed by law school applicants
·         See ASAP Highlights and Photos here!

When/Where: various weekends in July
Where: 
San Francisco, CA; Houston, TX; Costa Mesa, CA; Chicago, IL; Miami, FL; Manhattan, NY; Washington, DC 
How: Apply online NOW!

CLEO is a non-profit project of the American Bar Association.  Since 1968, CLEO has helped more than 7,000 low-income and minority students become successful members of the legal profession.  The College Scholars Program seeks to continue this standard of excellence through a collaborative effort between CLEO and colleges and universities throughout the United States.   

Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars Program

“Preparing STEM teacher leaders for high-need schools”

Are you a Barnard Science or Mathematics major?
Are you willing to commit to teaching in a K-12 high-need school?


Program Highlights


  • $4,600 Summer Internship funding for research experiences in Science, Math-ematics, or STEM education
  • $15,000 Scholarship funding during your senior year
  • $21,500 Scholarship funding for a 9th semester to complete student teaching
  • STEM Colloquium Series to build awareness of STEM educational issues
  • Faculty mentors in Education and Science or Mathematics
  • Web-based mentoring during your first years of teaching

Commitment


  • Complete Barnard College Education Program requirements
  • Enroll in STEM Colloquium Discussion Course
  • Teach at least two years in a high-need school for each year of scholarship support received.

Applications are available for the Noyce Scholar’s program on our website:

sites.google.com/a/barnard.edu/barnard-noyce-teacher-scholars-program-bntsp

For education program information: 

education.barnard.edu/urban_teaching

For more information, contact: 

Professor Maria Rivera Maulucci, mriveram@barnard.edu.


Please click the images below for more information.




Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Scholarship Information Sessions

Dean Runsdorf will be conducting two information sessions about major external scholarships with early fall deadlines: the Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright,  Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, and Luce on: 


Monday, April 28, from 5-6 in 504 Diana and
Tuesday, April 29, from 12-1, in 202 Altschul  

If you're unable to attend one of these meetings, please feel free to schedule an appointment with Dean Runsdorf via Google calendar.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Scholarship to Attend the Women & Policy in the Global Community Seminar

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for leadership in the public policy arena
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Apply for a Scholarship to Attend the

Women & Policy in the Global

Community Seminar 
"It is very rare to have the opportunity to be able to sit down and have a discussion with a woman whom you admire and learn about her own path. This seminar is a lifetime opportunity and I believe every college woman should attend one of PLEN’s programs related to their area of interest."
Maryam Laly, Saint Lawrence Universty
2013 International Policy Seminar Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship DeadlineApril 18, 2014
Seminar Dates: May 19 - 23, 2014
Washington, D.C.


The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) sponsors need-based scholarships for outstanding students interested in attend the Women & Policy in the Global Community Seminar.

Apply for a scholarship and join other student leaders from across the country interested in international policy.

Connect with women leaders whose work makes a global impact and develop your professional skills to jump-start your career.

Preview the 2014 Women & Policy in the Global Community Seminar Agenda.

Monday, April 7, 2014

TONIGHT--Prelaw Informational Meeting

The Spring 2014 Prelaw Informational Meeting will be on Monday, April 7 at 5:30-7:00 pm in 203 Diana.  This is a MUST for those who are planning to apply to law school for the 2014-2015 cycle.  However, all who have a potential interest in law school are welcome to attend.  Dean Kuan Tsu will review the timeline for law school applications and strategies for preparing a strong application.