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September 7, 2018

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September 7, 2018

Ross McFarland-Porter ’20 has declared a Chemistry major

Health Professions Advising Committee (HPAC) Lunch 
Join the faculty advisors on the Health Professions Advising Committee (HPAC) for an informal lunch in Sanger Science Center 349 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., on September 19. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the advisors and catch up on what you have been doing. Bagels and More sandwiches will be provided. Please RSVP to Taylor Ajamian ( by noon on Monday, September 17

Research Presentation Opportunity

The 2018 Midstates Undergraduate Research Symposia are:

Talk with your advisor to determine if you have work that is suitable to present to this undergraduate audience. This will satisfy the LAP graduation requirement through the LAP-3 (Synthesis) option. The deadline to apply is September 26, 2018.

Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Scholars Program

This nationwide program is being launched in all the AHEC Programs throughout the nation, with a goal of preparing a diverse, skilled primary care workforce in rural and underserved communities.

Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition

This annual event hosted by Wisconsin AHEC invites students from any Wisconsin college/university to compete in a case competition, and prove you’ve got the knowledge and skills that employers are seeking in up-and-coming health professionals! Teams will have two months to work together on a case study and submit their entry prior to the competition event. Each team will conduct an analysis of interprofessional efforts during the care of a patient/client. At the end of the process, your team will present your findings to a panel of judges representing various disciplines in the community of Wisconsin’s healthcare professionals.

Please visit the website if you want to learn more (

Scholarship Opportunities

The Midwest chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists has two scholarship opportunities available:

The deadline to apply is October 15, 2018. For more information and to apply, see the Midwest Chapter’s website at

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