Educational Seminars and Information Sessions

Looking for Research?  Attend the info session, "All About Finding Research" 

This 50-minute information session provides you with the basic information for finding research on and around CWRU during the academic year and provides some guidance for students looking for summer research.  Students need to attend only one of these sessions. Register to attend on handshake.

Location: Sears Library 2nd Floor

Friday, January 17, 4 p.m., Sears 213

Friday, January 24, 8:30 a.m., Sears 213

Tuesday, January 28, 8:30 a.m., Sears 229

Friday, February 7, 4 p.m., Sears 213

Thursday, February 13, 4 p.m., Sears 213

Tuesday, February 18, 8:30 a.m., Sears 229

Monday, February 24, 8:30 a.m., Sears 213

Thursday, March 5, 4 p.m., Sears 213

Summer Undergraduate Research Application Q&A

Come with your questions about your summer applications (any summer application - SOURCE, NSF REU, etc.)!

Tuesday, February 4, 4 p.m.

Sears 213

The Graduate School Admission Process in STEM Fields - and Writing Those PESKY Personal Statements 

This workshop will provide the basics of the graduate admissions process.  In addition, participants will learn about the various application materials that are a part of the graduate application packet.  The goal of this workshop is to give its participants the knowledge, skills and tools to successfully gain admission into competitive graduate programs. 

Date: March 20, 1 p.m.

Location: TBD

Applying to Graduate School in Social Sciences - and Writing Those Pesky Personal Statements

This workshop will have a particular focus on personal statements for students who plan to pursue graduate education in the Social Sciences field.  

Date: March 27, 1 p.m.

Location: TBD

Beckman Scholars Program

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Conducted each Fall semester.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), a 4-part seminar series focused on research ethics for undergraduate researchers:

  1. Laboratory Safety 
  2. Communication & Collaboration 
  3. Humans & Animals 
  4. Data Management 

Certificate of Completion is awarded for completing all four sessions. RCR is co-sponsored by the Office of Research Administration and SOURCE. These sessions are held each Fall semester.