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September, 25 2017

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SU HAPPENINGS

The Midnight Movies series begins this Friday and Saturday with screenings of "Gone Girl" and "Dumb and Dumber To." The full schedule of movie screenings is as follows:

SU NEWS

2015 LSAMP Summer REU Program

Grad Teaching Assistant for Skating School

Martin Luther King Jr Celebration & Dinner 2015 (Photos)

CALLS FOR PAPERS, CONFERENCES, PARTICIPANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Campus Disability Advocates - UTK

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship for Undergrads

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Disability Scoop 1.16.15

Disability Scoop 1.20.15

Ed Roberts Day (1.23.15)


SU HAPPENINGS

The Midnight Movies series begins this Friday and Saturday with screenings of "Gone Girl" and "Dumb and Dumber To." The full schedule of movie screenings is as follows:


Jan. 16—Gone Girl

Jan. 17—Dumb and Dumber To

Jan. 23—Interstellar

Jan. 24—The Judge

Jan. 30—Dear White People

Jan. 31—The Equalizer

Feb. 6—Mockingjay: Part 1 – Hunger Games

Feb. 7—The Theory of Everything

Feb. 13—The Best of Me

Feb. 14—Horrible Bosses 2

Feb. 20—Fury

Feb. 21—St. Vincent

Feb. 27—Top 5

Feb. 28—Annabelle

March 20—Big Hero 6

March 21—The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies

March 27—Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

March 28—Inherent Vice

April 3—Birdman

April 4—American Sniper

April 10—The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

April 11—Unbroken

April 17—Hot Tub Time Machine 2

April 18—The Wedding Ringer

April 24—50 Shades of Grey

April 25—50 Shades of Grey


SU NEWS

2015 LSAMP Summer REU Program

 
Summer 2015 Research Program: June 1 - August 7, 2015 (http://lsamp.syr.edu/2015-summer-reu-program/)
 
The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University. Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
 
What are the benefits?
$3400 research stipend
Round-trip travel stipend of up to $150*
Free double occupancy room on the SU campus
State-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computers, etc.
Meals provided during group events
 
*For students living outside of the Syracuse area
 
Who is eligible?
Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Native Pacific Islander
Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.80 or better
Have completed at least two semesters of college
Participants may NOT take courses during the summer program
 
Research Areas
Students may apply for research opportunities in any of the following STEM disciplines: Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering (Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical),Exercise Physiology, Human Nutrition, Information Studies, Mathematics, Nutrition Sciences, Physics, Statistics.
                              
Application Deadline: March 6, 2015
 
Notification of acceptance will be April 1st
 
MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:
Karyn Dyer
Syracuse University LSAMP
203 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
 

Grad Teaching Assistant for Skating School

 
The SU Skating School at Tennity Ice Pavilion is looking for a student who is willing to volunteer an hour of their time on Saturday morning’s beginning on Jan 24th to work closely with a 6-year old student who is primarily wheel-chair bound. Some degree of proficiency in ice skating is necessary to perform this duty. For more information, contact the Program Director,
Jordan Peters at 315-443-4254 or jepete02@syr.edu.

Martin Luther King Jr Celebration & Dinner 2015 (Photos)

 
Photos by SU photographer Steve Sartori, from Martin Luther King Jr Celebration & Dinner 2015. Both the Dinner and Community Celebration are in the collection & on the website.


CALLS FOR PAPERS, CONFERENCES, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND PARTICIPANTS

Campus Disability Advocates - UTK

Good Afternoon,
 Campus Disability Advocates is hosting its annual Disability Issues and Advocacy Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville on March 26-27, 2015. The purpose of this conference is to bring together local and national disability theorists and policy-makers to discuss issues of respect, justice, and equality for people with disabilities. We would like to invite the professors and students out of your departments to join our conference and speak on the issues they research. If you could please forward this information on to anyone you think may be interested in presenting we would greatly appreciate it. 
 We are currently accepting proposals for 25 minute talks on both days. In the past, presenters, ranging from undergraduate students to professors, have given talks from a wide array of academic disciplines. The deadline for submission is February 6, 2015. All presenters will be notified by February 23rd about the acceptance of their proposal. Both presenters and observers are required to register via the attached form. The $35 registration fee includes two breakfasts and two lunches. As part of the conference, Canadian mental health advocate Victoria Maxwell will perform her solo show That’s Just Crazy Talk in the evening of March 26th which is also included in the price of registration. If you have any questions regarding the conference or future opportunities, feel free to email back or call at(865)803-7679 and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 
 For more information about Campus Disability Advocates and our programming, see our website at utkcda.com.
We appreciate your time and hope to speak with you in future about presenting at our conference!
Sincerely,
Lakenzie Crawford
Campus Disability Advocate member since 2012

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship for Undergrads

 
 
Shire is sponsoring an ADHD Scholarship to recognize students who are legal residents of the United States who are diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and who are accepted to or enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, technical school, trade school, or vocational school located in the US for the academic year 2015-2016
 
 
*Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
 
 
Shire recently announced the fifth annual scholarship for individuals with ADHD.
 
The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school in the United States.The Scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in the transition to higher education.
 
Fifty recipients will be selected in 2015, based on community service, volunteer and extracurricular activities, and a personal essay describing how ADHD has impacted their lives.  Shire, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, sponsors the Scholarship as part of its work to support patients who are diagnosed with ADHD, their families and the professionals who help them.
 
The scholarship program is for legal residents of the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are accepted to or will be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school in the United States. Students who are enrolled in graduate programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
 
Applicant must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and full rules and regulations.
 
At the time of submitting this application, each applicant must be diagnosed with ADHD and under the care of a licensed health care provider for ADHD, although no specific future or ongoing plan of management or treatment for applicant's ADHD is required in order for applicant to be eligible for the Program.
 
All paper applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked by February 18, 2015. Online applications including the letter of recommendation must be submitted by February 18, 2015, 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
 
For information on the Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire, including the full rules and regulations, please visit[http://www.ShireADHDscholarship.com%3chttp:/www.shireadhdscholarship.com/]www.ShireADHDscholarship.com<http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/>.


NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Disability Scoop 1.16.15



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