Subject: SHPE: All you want to know about research involvement

Everything you want to know about getting involved in research, finding it
and getting paid for it and also about applying to grad school.

SHPE Meeting- All You Want to Know About
Research and Graduate School
Tuesday, 10/15/2013 , 5:00-6:40 PM, 1111 Kim Building

5:00-5:10 PM Grab Pizza and Introductions
5:10-5:20 PM Sheryl Chocron, Graduate Ambassador, SHPE Research and Grad
School: Is it for you? How do you know? How can you do it? Opportunities for
research in summer programs and on campus, some funding sources, how to find
5:30-5:40 PM Ms. Taifa Simpson, Director LSAMP (Undergraduate and Graduate
Research Scholarship Programs)
What is LSAMP, When/How to apply, and Benefits
5:40-5:50 PM Speaker Q&A
5:40-5:50 PM Mr. Tokunbo Falohun, President, SCORE (Undergraduate Research)
How to get involved in research at UMD
5:50-6:00 PM Speaker Q&A
6:00-6:10 PM Ms. Erika Aparaka, Assistant Director of Graduate Studies for
the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Program overview, program requirements for
applicants, where do graduates go? What does the graduate degree provide for
your career? 6:10-6:20 PM Speaker Q&A

Event Date: October 15, 2013
Event Start Time: 5:00 am
Event Location: 1111 Kim Bldg
Contact Person: Sheryl Chocron
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