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October 1 , 2007
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Please direct questions and comments to:

In this issue:

  • Healthcare Luncheon
  • Ohio University Collge of Osteopathic Medicine Summer Scholars Program
  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida Internships

Science Quotes of the Week:

  • Man can't help hoping even if he is a scientist. He can only hope more accurately.
    - Dr. Karl Menninger
  • "If you feel that you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you." - Robert Goheen
  • That student is best taught who is told the least. - Robert L Moore

You are all invited to the Annual Fall Research & Internship Forum
on Wednesday, October 3 in the Boyd Science Center lobby from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
This is a poster presentation, showcasing science students' summer research in internships. Light refreshments will be served.

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Healthcare Luncheon

The United States Army would like to invite science students to a complimentary lunch on Thursday, November 1, 2007 from 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in Boyd Science Center Room 219 to present information on many exciting opportunities including the Physical Therapy Doctorate Program, Army Environmental Science, Medical/Dental School Scholarships, and Army Graduate Medical Education. If you are interested, please reply to or by Friday, October 19.

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Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Summer Scholars Program

Are you looking for a summer program where you are taught by medical school faculty? Where the eligible participants are guaranteed an interview for the entering class? Where you really get a feel for your chance of success in medical school? If so, it all begins with Summer Scholars at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Summer Scholars is a six-week experience that exposes multicultural and/or educationally or economically disadvantaged students to course work like that taught in medical school, taught by OU-COM faculty.


Integrative pharmocology Biochemistry
Gross anatomy Immunology
Histology Physiology
Osteopathic principles and practices Clinical cas-based learning

You are eligible to apply if you...

...are from an economically and/or educationally disadvantaged background or a member of an underrepresented population.
(definitions can be found at

...are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

...have completed a minimum of one year college-level chemistry and biology

Other things we consider

Science GPA
Grade trends
Science faculty recommendations (2 are required)
Essay question responses
Interest in osteopathic medicine
MCAT scores
Readiness to apply for admission to medical school (preference is given to rising seniors, recent graduates and non-traditional students)

Want more information?

To find out why "It all begins with Summer Scholars" and for application materials, please visit You can also call 1.800.345.1560.

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida Internships

Environmental Science - Sea Turtle Research (SUMMER 2008)

Description: Monitor three miles of beaches on Keewaydin Island and five miles of beaches for the City of Naples in the mornings for sea turtle nesting activity. Cage nests and tag nesting turtles on the southern 4.5 miles of Keewaydin Island at night.
Availability: 3 internships from April-August 2008; 1 internship April-October 2008.
Qualifications: - Minimum of senior in one of the biological or environmental sciences, with BS or BA preferred; interest in field biology and willingness to work under adverse field conditions at night; working knowledge of the care and operation of ATV's, motorboats, and small engines an asset.
Reponsibilities: For more information, please go to
Benefits: Stipend of $150 per week will be awarded. Accident insurance, housing with washer and dryer and uniform shirts are also provided.
Application Information: Call, write or email your request for an application. Send application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts to: Sharon Truluck, Human Resources Director, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples. FL 34102. Phone: 239-403-4213. Email address: Web Site:

More internships are listed on the Conservancy web site.

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