Happy Tuesday everyone! 590 years ago today, Joan of Arc relieved Orleans from its English siege.
1. Spring Gala
This year’s Spring Gala will be May 17th in the Bellini atrium between 7pm and 12am. Come join us for wine, snacks, dancing, and more! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. Faculty, staff, and families are welcome! Buy your ticket by May 10th!
OR if you are server trained/get trained on May 13th, work a shift and get a FREE TICKET! Email me for details.ALSO – there will be a few new games and prizes this year! One of which will be a photography contest – email me any pictures you have of Biology people doing science or just hanging out!
2. Coffee Hour this Wednesday
We will have another coffee hour on May 1st at 10 AM in the BGSA room – join for coffee, chats, and BAGELS!
3. BGSA Elections
We are still looking for a Communications Committee representative, a Website administrator, and and Post-Doc representative. Let me know if you’d be interested in running for 2019-2020!
4. IHSP Graduate Award ProgramAre you a graduate or doctoral student who’d like more experience in bridging the gap between research and practice? The Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) is currently accepting applications for our 2019-20 Graduate Award Program! This program is for outstanding graduate students whose current or proposed dissertation topics are interdisciplinary and connected to understanding how social conditions impact population health and welfare. The program spans the entire academic year and students are awarded $4000 for their participation. Applications are due before midnight on April 30th – check out the link below for more details and to apply!Link: https://www.mcgill.ca/ihsp/studentprograms/graduate-award-program
Enjoy the weather!
Fun fact of the week – Have you checked your vaccination record lately? “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people who were vaccinated prior to 1968 with an early version of the vaccine, which was made from an inactivated (killed) virus, “should be revaccinated” with at least one dose of live attenuated measles vaccine.”
Science joke of the week – How do tectonic plates apologize for bumping into one another? “Sorry, my fault”
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