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September 1 , 2008
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Muskingum College Home Page

Please direct questions and comments to: stippel@muskingum.edu

In this issue:

  • Science Scholars' Reception
  • MentorNet--It's Free--Sign Up Today
  • Fellowship With a Future

Science Quotes

  • "Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It alwasy distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact."--Henry Lous Mencken
  • ""A satellite has no conscience."--Edward R. Murrow
  • " It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being." --J.S. Mill

  • All Science Majors and Scholars are invited to the annual
    Science Scholars' Reception on Wednesday, September 17
    at 6:00 at the Manse. More below...

    Please stop by the Science Office in the Boyd Science Center,
    Room 318, to pick up your FREE TOTE BAG!.
    Need help with your career plans? Sign up with MentorNet. It's free!

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    Science Scholars' Reception

    Please plan on attending the Science Scholars' Reception on Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Manse (the President's house). All science majors and scholars are invited and encouraged to go to the reception. The reception is a way to welcome the new Science Scholars while enjoying a casual dinner outdoors with other science students and faculty. Dress is casual but respectable. All science majors and scholars have received both an email invitation and a hard-copy invitation in their campus mailbox. Please email stippel@muskingum.edu no later than Monday, September 15 as to whether or not you will be able to attend the reception. For any students that are not sure where the Manse is located or who feel uncomfortable arriving alone, a group of students is meeting in the lobby of the Boyd Science Center a few minutes before 6:00 p.m. to walk over together.

    Also, attending the reception enters you into a drawing for a chance to win one of six $15 iTune to be given away. We hope to see you there!


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    MentorNet--It's Free--Sign Up Today!

    Ever wonder...what working in industry is like? About grad school? How you'll manage a career and a life? Find out! MentorNet's award-winning One-on-One Mentoring Programs pair women and other underrepresented engineering and science students with professionals in their field. MentorNet is also open to all interested students.

    • Communicate by email about career goals, course work, and many other topics.
    • Spend just 20 minutes a week and receive advice and support from somebody working in your field; build your pre-professional network.
    • Take part in a lively online community of professionals and students all over the world.

    It's FREE (your campus partners with MentorNet to provide this service at no fee to you). Sign up today at www.MentorNet.net.


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    Fellowship With a Future

    If you aspire to a doctoral degree and a career in the physical sciences and related fields, you are a potential National Physical Science Consortium Fellow (NPSC)--with a great future ahead. The National Physical Science Consortium is a unique partnership of industry, government, and higher education that helps its partners recruit, identify, select, and support outstanding U.S. doctoral students.

    NPSC offers a two-phase, six-year fellowship program. Students typically apply while seniors in college. Initial support is for two or three years. If progress is satisfactory and the conditions of the award are maintained, support may continue for a total of up to six yars. The Fellowship covers tuition and fees and provides a generous annual stipend.

    To learm more, go to http://www.npsc. org. or email: npsc@npsc.org.

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