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David S. Olton Program in Behavioral Biology

Welcome Back!!
News and Upcoming Events: 
SEPTEMBER 1ST – SEPTEMBER 5TH

2nd ANNUAL

WELCOME BACK BBQ & FAREWELL TO DR. BALL
THIS FRIDAY

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Welcome Back BBQ!!

Friday, September 5th
from 4:00 – 6:00 pm

between Dunning and McCauley Halls.

The Programs will also be saying farewell to Dr. Greg Ball and thanking him for all of his dedication over the years!

There will be great food, an opportunity for you to reconnect with your major ambassador or mentee, mingle with faculty, grab a t-shirt from last year if you didn’t and Nu Rho Psi will be honoring Dr. Ball on behalf of the programs. Don’t miss it!!!

RSVP HERE
by Tuesday, September 2nd

BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY

T-SHIRT CONTEST

Behavioral Biology Annual T-Shirt Contest starts TODAY!!!

Please get creative and submit your best BB t-shirt for the coming 2014-2015 year! The winner will be announced at the Annual Holiday Social in December.

Here was last year’s winning design by Hope Lundberg.

Contest Rules

Submission deadline date – Friday, September 26th

PRACTICUM ORIENATIONS

Participating in a Practicum this semester – KEEN, MNF or HOP Kids???  Mark your calendar for the mandatory Orientation sessions next week.

MNF – Tuesday, Sept. 9th 
rom 8:00 – 9:00 am
Dunning 414)

HOPKids – Wednesday, Sept. 10th
from 8:00 – 9:00 am
(Dunning 414)

KEEN – Thursday, Sept. 11th  from 8:00 – 9:00 am (Dunning 414)

A lite breakfast will be provided.

FALL TRAVEL GRANTS

for

SFN IN WASHINGTON DC

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will be held in Washington DC on November 15th -19th and we will once again be awarding travel grants for this event.   These travel grants pay for your registration, travel to and from the conference and food.  These grants will be awarded to any Neuroscience or Behavioral Biology interested in attending the SfN conference and will be awarded up until our funds run out..

Please fill out the form attached if you are interested in receiving travel grant money. You will not be reimbursed until after you fill out a brief survey that will be sent to you the week of SFN.

Grant form

DAVID S. OLTON RESEARCH AWARD

The David S. Olton Award is given on an annual basis to undergraduates engaged in any area of the biology of behavior broadly defined. Students of any major may apply for the award though Behavioral Biology, Neuroscience, and Psychology majors are especially encouraged to do so. The award is designed to help students who would otherwise be unable to complete research projects due to financial limitations and may be used to supplement stipends or to address equipment costs.

Application Information here

Deadline Date: October 15th

STUDENT JOB FAIR

Looking for a job on or off campus??? You should attend the Job Fair hosted by Student Employment on
Friday, Sept. 5th from 10am -1pm
in the AMR I Common Rooms.

List of Employers that will be attending. 

REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

Last day to add a class is
September 12th

INTERSESSION FIELD EXPERIENCE - ECUADOR 

Interested in studying in Ecuador & Galapagos during Intersession???

There are funds set aside to supplement a few students so send your application in today!

The application deadline is October 1st.

Please contact the Study Abroad Office if you are interested.

PURA AWARDS –
APPLY NOW

The PURA program offers Johns Hopkins University students unique opportunities to conduct undergraduate research. Application deadline is October 15th.

More information

NEUROSCIENCE & BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY LINKEDIN PAGE

We currently have 45 members and are still growing.   Join our LinkedIn page today and identify which geographical sub-group you fall into.

CONFERENCE ROOM

The Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Conference Room, located in 414 Dunning Hall, is open for your gathering & studying pleasure.

View the availability of the Conference Room for the week can be found on the website. We will also be posting a sign on the door when the room is in use. You can also review the Dunning Conference Room user's policy on the website.

COMMENT/SUGGESTION BOX

Do you have any comments or suggestions that might make the program better? Would you like to see different snacks in the Conference Room?

Visit the comment box link and make your thoughts known anonymously.

 

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