College of Science

Newsletter 9.11.2019


Welcome to the College Of Science Student Success Scene
Coffee & Conversation Networking Event – Medical Related Careers
Learning Beyond the Classroom
Follow the Roadmap Learn Beyond The Classroom
Study Abroad
Purdue Moves Study Abroad Scholarship
College of Science Study Abroad
Spain & Morocco Study Abroad Opportunity During Spring Break
Spring Break Study Abroad in Iceland with The College of Science
Women in Science Programs
The CoS Career Specialist Is Available To Help You
Career Fair
Industrial Roundtable
Campus Events
OUR Office of Undergraduate Research
Big Ten + Graduate School Expo
Purdue Ambassador
STAMINA4 Case Challenge Awards totaling $10,000
IU School of Medicine

Welcome to the College of Science Student Success Scene, a bi-weekly newsletter featuring activities and opportunities especially relevant for science undergraduates. The Science Student Success team is comprised of Connie Kaspar Brophy, Assistant Director for Women in Science Program , Science Diversity,  Terry Ham, International Student Integration and Retention Specialist, Natasha Harris, Assistant Director for Multicultural Science Programs, Science Diversity, Danielle Sheese, Career Development and Retention Specialist, and Laura Starr, Director for Experiential Learning & Student Success.

Alumni/Professionals Attending the Event: (Will give updates as I get them)

  • Dr. Chester Ho, National Medical Executive —General Pediatrics and CDC certified Pediatric Travel Clinic practice
  • Medical Students, Indiana University School of Medicine—West Lafayette Campus
  • Dr. Julianne Stout, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine––PUSH/IU School of Medicine-Purdue
  • Christine Schultheiss, Physical Therapist—Indiana University Health Arnett
  • There may also be an Occupational Therapist

RSVP is mandatory for this event.

This is a change for this event. If you are more than ten minutes late, you may not be allowed to participate.

Please check your personal calendars and exam schedule before signing up for this event.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Study Abroad
Application deadline for spring semester study abroad is September 15, 2019
Purdue Moves Study Abroad Scholarship
For more information click here.

You can also visit us in Young Hall Room 105

College of Science Study Abroad
College of Science Spring Break Study Abroad in Iceland

The Land of Fire and Ice. 
Trip Dates: March 13-21, 2020  

Our world has never been smaller, and traveling is crucial to your education.  The itinerary will be a mix of culture, history, science, energy, education, hands-on activities, and yes, fun stuff too.  Highlights include:     
  • Glacier Walk  
  • deCODE Genetics-the Human Genome  
  • Hellishei├░i Geothermal Powerplant  
  • Lava Center Experience  
  • Seljalandsfoss, Skogarfoss, & Gullfoss Waterfalls  
  • ├×ingvellir National Park-The Golden Circle Tour  
  • Cooking Class-Cooking a Traditional Dish  
  • Tour the City of Reykjavik  
  • National, Perlan, and Viking Museums  
  • Relax in the Blue Lagoon  
  • View the Northern Lights (weather permitting)  
  • More information will be available soon!  

When: September 19th at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where:  BRNG 1268   
I you have questions please contact Terry Ham or Scott Roepke

Welcome to the 100 first year WISP Learning Community mentees and welcome back to the 100 upper-class mentors and 8 leadership team members!  We are excited to be at our cohort’s capacity and to have you aboard to learn and grow together!
Career Specialist

Career Fair
We encourage all College of Science Students to attend this Career Fair !
Industrial Roundtable
What is Industrial Roundtable?

For the past 39 years, the Industrial Roundtable has served as a connection between employers and prospective students, helping Purdue undergrads and grads find internships, Co-Ops, and full-time positions in their fields. PESC is proud to facilitate IR as one of the largest student run career fairs in the nation, with over 400 companies and 12,000 students attending yearly. This two-day job fair is open to students from any major, including engineering, science, technology, and management. USA Today reports that recruiters are drawn to hiring Purdue students, who study at a nationally ranked University and offer exceptional talent and leadership skills. Thus, the Industrial Roundtable is a perfect opportunity for employers to personally network with hundreds of these outstanding students and graduates. To maximize your Industrial Roundtable experience, please find additional details below and visit the links provided to register as a student, view the employer list, and more!
General Information

Date: Tuesday, September 10th & Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

TIME: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Memorial Mall, Oval Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Who Can Attend: Purdue undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. The fair is focused on engineering, science, and technology majors; however, it is open to all majors.

Services Provided: Backpacks may be stored in Loeb theater. (PESC assumes no liability for lost or damaged items)
For More Information Click here !
Campus Events
Undergraduate Research Grants

The OUR Undergraduate Research Grant program supports Purdue undergraduate students in the pursuit of their research, creative endeavors, and scholarly activities (collectively referred to as "research"). These awards, up to $500, are competitively awarded in the fall semester (research conducted from July 1 - June 30) and spring semester (research conducted January 1 - December 30).


The student application and research mentor letter of support, submitted separately, must be submitted by the deadline for the application to be complete. No late or incomplete applications will be considered. Email notification with the research grant decision will be sent to you and your research mentor no later than 4 weeks after the application deadline. Expected Uses of Funds Purchase supplies or materials (i.e., consumables) necessary for the research project, but not equipment.Printing or postage, if required for the research project.Travel to conduct research at different sites, not to present your research.


The Fall 2019 deadline is October 15, 2019.

Additional information can be found by clicking here

Application Links

Student Application (Fall 2019) Click here

Research Mentor Letter of Support (Fall 2019) Click here
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Travel Grant recognizes Purdue University undergraduate students who have been selected to present research findings at a national or international professional or academic conference. This program supports undergraduate students in the dissemination of their research and improvement of their communication skills through the participation in scholarly activity. These awards, up to $500, are competitively awarded in the spring semester (travel from Jan 1 - Jun 30) and fall semester (travel from Jul 1 - Dec 31).

Portions of this funding have been made possible through generous donations from OUR donors, parents of Purdue students, Student Life, and the Parents Fund.

Fall 2019 applications are due October 15, 2019. The student application and research mentor letter of support must be submitted by the deadline for the application to be complete. Complete applications will be reviewed following the deadline. Additional complete applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.

The Application Form can be found by clicking here.

Big Ten + Graduate School Exposition 2019
Big Ten + Graduate School Exposition 2019 Video

Purdue Ambassadors

STAMINA4 Case Challenge Awards totaling $10,000

IU School of Medicine