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BioNotes, 19-09-02


September 2 through September 6, 2019

Wednesday, September 4 – Wednesday, September 4, 8:00 am – 8:00 am, A211 PSB—NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM WORKSHOP Evenings of Wednesday September 4 and Thursday September 5, 5-7pm each day in Psychology Bldg. room A211. Dr. Alan Lemmon (Dept. Scientific Computing), Dr. Emily Lemmon, Dr. Sophie McCoy and Dr. Blake Jones and Dr. Emily duVal(Dept. Biological Science), offer a workshop for senior undergraduates, first and second year graduate students in the sciences and engineering, on how to apply for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a prestigious award that provides three years of stipend (at least $34,000 per year), and a $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to successful applicants. Workshop includes panel discussion with recent graduate student awardees, examples of successful and unsuccessful proposals and reviews, details of applying, strategies for writing a strong proposal, tips for making your proposal stand out, and many other topics. To reserve a spot at the workshop, RSVP by filling out the online form: https://forms.gle/Zbnvatncoz84yJ3aA. Contact Emily duVal at ehduval@bio.fsu.edu with questions. Prior to the workshop, students please look at the fellowship website for information (http://www.nsfgrfp.org/) and to verify that you are eligible to apply (http://www.nsfgrfp.org/applicants/eligibility). Open to all relevant departments and colleges (science and engineering); feel free to share widely.

Thursday, September 5 – Thursday, September 5, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, September 5 – Thursday, September 5, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Plant Sex!," Craig Huegel, Environmental Consultant, Author, and Educator (St. Petersburg College, FL). Host: Magnolia Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society. Socializing begins at 7:00, chapter meeting at 7:30, and presentation at 7:45. Free and open to the public.

Friday, September 6 – Friday, September 6, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, New Student Introductions - No Seminar. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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