PH 199: FIRST-YEAR ORIENTATION

Schedule for Winter 2019

Course Syllabus

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We are still developing the schedule for this course Special Studies: Physics Orientation, as we work to bring you an exciting slate of speakers. Please check back often for possible rearrangements of the session dates. The class will meet Thursdays, 4-5 pm in Weniger 212.

The course will include information about the department and the undergraduate curriculum--Paradigms in Physics, presentations and lab tours from faculty highlighting opportunities for undergraduate research in their labs, sessions on scholarship/internship/job applications, professional communications, and an alumni visitor from industry.

Day/
Room
Topic
Details
1
1/10
Welcome
Greetings From:
Department Chair: Heidi Schellmann
Undergraduate Advisor: David McIntyre
College of Science, Academic and Student Affairs: Henri Jansen
Course Instructor: Corinne Manogue
Course TAs: Kaylin Gopal and Sara Leathers
Society of Physics Students
Physicists for Inclusion
Outreach: Ethan Minot
2
1/17
Research
Astrophysics
Davide Lazzati
3
1/24
Applications
Internships
Alumna: Hazel Betz
Hazel's Video Presentation
Hazel's Handout
 
Career Development
COS Career Advisor: Claire Wu
 
Applying for Scholarships/Internships/Jobs/Graduate School
OSU Scholarships 2/1/19
COS Scholarships 2/15/19
SPS National Scholarships 3/15/19
URSA Engage 1/11/19
SURE Science Info Session 1/31/19, Application 4/5/19
COS Workshops
Glossary
Letters of Recommendation
Personal Essays
Timeline
Letters
APS Jobs Powerpoint
4
1/31
Research
Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics
Ethan Minot
5
2/7
Paradigms
Learn more about our unique upper-division curriculum
Paradigms Director, Corinne Manogue
The Paradigms Program
Undergraduate Panel:
Kaylin Gopal, Hanna Hansen, Travis Herring, Sara Leathers
 
6
2/14
 
Research
Biophysics
Weihong Qiu
Bo Sun
7
2/21
Research
Gravitation and Quantum Cosmology
David Craig
8
2/28
Alumnae Visitor
Novela Auparay
Hardware Test Engineer
Microsoft (Contractor)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/novela-auparay
Note: Novela will also speak to the SPS at 5:15 in Wngr 377---PIZZA!
9
3/7
Workshop
Fostering Inclusivity in Physics
Kelby Hahn
MacKenzie Lenz
Mike Vignal
Physicists for Inclusion in Science
10
3/14
Celebration
Diversity Celebration
Please bring food to share that represents some aspect of yourself, or your family, your culture, your interests, etc


If you have comments or suggestions, email me at corinne@physics.oregonstate.edu

Last Update:  3/7/2019

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