BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//TAMU//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:TAMU Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20180311T080000 RDATE:20180311T080000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20181104T070000 RDATE:20181104T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20190310T080000 RDATE:20190310T080000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20191103T070000 RDATE:20191103T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180917T120000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180917T130000 SUMMARY:Undergraduate Research Scholars Application Deadline DESCRIPTION:As an Undergraduate Research Scholar\, you will:\nConduct research under the guidance of a faculty advisor in both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019\n Use that research to write a thesis that will be published in the OAKTrust RepositoryPublicly present your research to the scholarly community at TAMU or elsewhere\n Attend helpful workshops and events\n Be recognized with the Undergraduate Research Scholars distinction at graduation and on your official transcript\n \n To qualify for this program\, students must:\nhave completed at least 60 credit hours of undergraduate course work\n have at least 24 credit hours at Texas A&M University\n have and maintain a cumulative GPR of at least 3.0\n be currently involved in or planning to start a suitable undergraduate project\n be expecting to graduate May 2019 or later\n \n NOTE: This program may count for course credit\, including the fulfillment of capstone requirements and Senior Design experiences\, but you will need to speak with your advisor.\n\n Apply at http://launch.tamu.edu/UGR/URS/Apply by September 17th at noon! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n As an Undergraduate Research Scholar, you will:\n

\n To qualify for this program, students must:\n

\n NOTE: This program may count for course credit, including the fulfillment of capstone requirements and Senior Design experiences, but you will need to speak with your advisor.\n

\n Apply at http://launch.tamu.edu/UGR/URS/Apply by September 17th at noon!\n

UID:20180917T170000Z-44761@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44761 CATEGORIES:Deadlines|General Interest LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T151420Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3187_URS-App_DEADLINE.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44761 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3187_URS-App_DEADLINE.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Apply to the 2018-2019 URS thesis program! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n This two semester research program supports students conducting research projects under faculty guidance and leads to a published written research thesis.\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180921T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180921T133000 LOCATION:Memorial Student Center GEO:30.612308;-96.341388 SUMMARY:Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers: A Workshop for Graduate Students DESCRIPTION:Sponsored by LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research\, this interactive workshop focuses on successful strategies graduate students can use when mentoring an undergraduate researcher.  Whether you currently mentor undergraduates or not\, we encourage you to ask our panel of graduate student mentors about their experience in mentoring undergraduates and how you can be successful in doing this yourself!\n\n We will discuss mentoring styles and give examples of approaches to specific problems. Some of the topics will include: Fostering independence in undergraduate researchers\, Successful work and meeting schedules\, keeping students motivated\, Responsibilities of graduate student mentors in passing on research ethics and conventions of the discipline\, and strategies for dealing with problems or issues. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n Sponsored by LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research, this interactive workshop focuses on successful strategies graduate students can use when mentoring an undergraduate researcher.  Whether you currently mentor undergraduates or not, we encourage you to ask our panel of graduate student mentors about their experience in mentoring undergraduates and how you can be successful in doing this yourself!\n

\n We will discuss mentoring styles and give examples of approaches to specific problems. Some of the topics will include: Fostering independence in undergraduate researchers, Successful work and meeting schedules, keeping students motivated, Responsibilities of graduate student mentors in passing on research ethics and conventions of the discipline, and strategies for dealing with problems or issues.\n

UID:20180921T163000Z-44754@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44754 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Training & Workshops LAST-MODIFIED:20180817T215636Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3170_Mentoring_campuscalendar.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44754 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3170_Mentoring_campuscalendar.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Graduate students discuss mentorship strategies and challenges in their table groups. X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n This workshop provides the opportunity to network with other graduate mentors and offers practical wisdom for mentoring undergraduates.\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180925T160000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180925T170000 LOCATION:Memorial Student Center GEO:30.612308;-96.341388 SUMMARY:Undergraduate Research Scholars Informational Session DESCRIPTION:LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research staff will explain the details\, opportunities\, and eligibility requirements for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program. As long as you are an undergraduate\, this program is open to all majors. Faculty research advisors are encouraged to attend with undergraduates.\n\n More information about the program can be found at http://launch.tamu.edu/UGR/URS.\n\n Published Undergraduate Theses can be found in our OAKTrust Collection at https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/3367.\n\n This session is tailored for Freshman and Sophomores interested in applying to the Undergraduate Research Scholars thesis program in the future.   X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research staff will explain the details, opportunities, and eligibility requirements for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program. As long as you are an undergraduate, this program is open to all majors. Faculty research advisors are encouraged to attend with undergraduates.\n

\n More information about the program can be found at http://launch.tamu.edu/UGR/URS.\n

\n Published Undergraduate Theses can be found in our OAKTrust Collection at https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/3367.\n

\n This session is tailored for Freshman and Sophomores interested in applying to the Undergraduate Research Scholars thesis program in the future.  \n

UID:20180925T210000Z-44760@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44760 CATEGORIES:General Interest LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T150538Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3184_1819-URS-Thesis-Manual.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44760 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3184_1819-URS-Thesis-Manual.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:2018-2018 Undergraduate Research Scholars Thesis Manual &\; Policy Guide X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n Interested in writing an undergraduate research thesis? Attend this session to find out how to apply to TAMU's Undergraduate Research Scholars thesis program through LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research!\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181003 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181004 LOCATION:Memorial Student Center GEO:30.612308;-96.341388 SUMMARY:Undergraduate Research Expo DESCRIPTION:Wednesday\, October 3\, 2018\nBIGGER | BETTER | ALL-DAY EVENTS | OPEN TO ALL\n The Undergraduate Research Expo highlights and celebrates undergraduate research experiences at Texas A&M University.\nUNDERGRADS: Come for workshops\, see how to get involved\, and network with faculty and graduate students.\nFACULTY\, GRADS\, & ADMIN: Find innovative ways to recruit students and incorporate high-impact practices in your research models.\n\n See the full schedule at http://tx.ag/UGRexpo18! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n Wednesday, October 3, 2018\n


BIGGER | BETTER | ALL-DAY EVENTS | OPEN TO ALL

\n The Undergraduate Research Expo highlights and celebrates undergraduate research experiences at Texas A&M University.\n

UNDERGRADS: Come for workshops, see how to get involved, and network with faculty and graduate students.\n

FACULTY, GRADS, & ADMIN: Find innovative ways to recruit students and incorporate high-impact practices in your research models.\n

\n See the full schedule at http://tx.ag/UGRexpo18!\n

UID:20181003T050000Z-44763@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44763 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Open Houses & Receptions|Campus Life|Training & Workshops LAST-MODIFIED:20180817T212927Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3172_UGRexpo18_campuscalendar.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44763 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3172_UGRexpo18_campuscalendar.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Undergraduate Research Expo on October 3\, 2018 X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n The Undergraduate Research Expo highlights and celebrates undergraduate research experiences at Texas A&\;M University.\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181030T153000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181030T170000 LOCATION:Rudder Tower GEO:30.613248;-96.339964 SUMMARY:Getting Started in Research Workshop DESCRIPTION:This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors\, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers\, who will discuss misconceptions about research\, how they got involved\, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors\, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers, who will discuss misconceptions about research, how they got involved, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M!\n

UID:20181030T203000Z-44771@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44771 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Training & Workshops LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T152621Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44771 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Attend a Getting Started in Research Workshop with the UGR Ambassadors X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n Discover how you can get involved in undergraduate research at Texas A&\;M!\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181116T173000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181116T210000 LOCATION:Memorial Student Center GEO:30.612308;-96.341388 SUMMARY:Explorations Volume 10 Journal Release DESCRIPTION:This current volume is the culmination of some of the best undergraduate research taking place at Texas A&M!\n\n  \n\n Event schedule TBA soon! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n This current volume is the culmination of some of the best undergraduate research taking place at Texas A&M!\n

\n  \n

\n Event schedule TBA soon!\n

UID:20181116T233000Z-44775@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44775 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Open Houses & Receptions|Campus Life LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T153850Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3189_EXPL10th_EXPL10th.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44775 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3189_EXPL10th_EXPL10th.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Join Explorations in the Gates Ballroom on November 17th for our 10th Anniversary Celebration! X-LIVEWHALE-COST:FREE X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:explorations@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n Join Explorations in celebrating the release of Volume 10 on November 16\, 2018. Undergraduate authors\, artists\, board members will be recognized for their scholarly achievement of publishing their work in Texas A&\;M's only interdisciplinary undergraduate journal.\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181130T153000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181130T170000 LOCATION:Rudder Tower GEO:30.613248;-96.339964 SUMMARY:Getting Started in Research Workshop DESCRIPTION:This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors\, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers\, who will discuss misconceptions about research\, how they got involved\, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors\, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers, who will discuss misconceptions about research, how they got involved, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M!\n

UID:20181130T213000Z-44776@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44776 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Training & Workshops LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T152712Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44776 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Attend a Getting Started in Research Workshop with the UGR Ambassadors X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n Discover how you can get involved in undergraduate research at Texas A&\;M!\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20190131T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20190131T100000 LOCATION:Memorial Student Center GEO:30.612308;-96.341388 SUMMARY:REU/SURE Directors Coordination Meeting (for faculty\, staff\, and administrators) DESCRIPTION:Dr. Sarah M. Misemer\, Associate Director of LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research\, will be directing the discussion about student housing\, student fees\, professional development opportunities\, and fun activities for undergraduate researchers at Texas A&M this summer. Representatives from Residence Life\, Student Counseling Services\, Student Business Services\, and Scholarships and Financial Aid will be present to help answer questions and clarify policies. A light breakfast will be provided. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n Dr. Sarah M. Misemer, Associate Director of LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research, will be directing the discussion about student housing, student fees, professional development opportunities, and fun activities for undergraduate researchers at Texas A&M this summer. Representatives from Residence Life, Student Counseling Services, Student Business Services, and Scholarships and Financial Aid will be present to help answer questions and clarify policies. A light breakfast will be provided.\n

UID:20190131T143000Z-44781@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44781 CATEGORIES:General Interest LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T154536Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/5/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,200,201/46_tamlogobox.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44781 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/5/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,200\,201/46_tamlogobox.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Texas A&\;M University X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research invites all REU and Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) Program Coordinators\, PIs\, and Administrators to attend this meeting about student policies and activities for this summer!\n

END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20190208T153000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20190208T170000 LOCATION:Rudder Tower GEO:30.613248;-96.339964 SUMMARY:Getting Started in Research Workshop DESCRIPTION:This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors\, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers\, who will discuss misconceptions about research\, how they got involved\, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors\, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n This panel-style workshop features the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors, a group of experienced undergraduate researchers, who will discuss misconceptions about research, how they got involved, and how their participation in research changed their undergraduate experience. You will learn tips for seeking out and effectively working with faculty advisors, as well as learn what to generally expect as a student researcher. Attend this workshop to see how you can immerse yourself into the world of undergraduate research at Texas A&M!\n

UID:20190208T213000Z-44805@calendar.tamu.edu URL:http://calendar.tamu.edu/ugr/#!view/event/event_id/44805 CATEGORIES:General Interest|Training & Workshops LAST-MODIFIED:20180821T152802Z ATTACH:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,0,360,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:44805 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:https://calendar.tamu.edu/live/image/gid/149/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,0\,360\,360/3188_GSIR_DEADLINE_copy_2.png X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE-CAPTION:Attend a Getting Started in Research Workshop with the UGR Ambassadors X-LIVEWHALE-COST:Free! X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:ugr@tamu.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:

\n Discover how you can get involved in undergraduate research at Texas A&\;M!\n

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