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
Applying for Scholarships/Internships/Jobs/Graduate School
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
Paradigms
Learn more about our unique upper-division curriculum
Paradigms Director, Corinne Manogue
The Paradigms Program
Undergraduate Panel:
 
5
2/7
 
Diversity Celebration
Getting to Know Each Other
Meet other students and faculty in the department
Please bring a small potluck dish or thing to share which represents yourself, your family, or your culture.
6
2/14
Research
 
7
2/21
Careers
 
8
2/28
Alumni Visitor
 
 
 
 
Note: ?? will also speak to the SPS at 5:15 in Wngr 377---PIZZA!
9
3/7
Research
 
10
3/14
Research
 


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

Last Update:  1/7/2019

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