WVU history department partners with Pentagon for internships

History graduate students have new outlets for professional development beyond the traditional academic career path. With funding from the American Historical Association, the Department of History’s Career Diversity Initiative offers innovative activities and programs to support graduate students as they seek to secure non-academic jobs. 

One of those activities is an internship with the Historical Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The interns serve at the Pentagon for 12 months as graduate research assistants. They receive a tuition waiver and stipend from WVU. 

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WVU Reed College of Media to hold Integrate D.C.

Join us for Integrate D.C. on March 31 at the National Education Association in Washington, D.C. This one-day, content-packed marketing communications conference will feature experts from global brands who will share case studies and insider tips on how they’re breaking through the clutter to reach people. 

Featured speakers include Lindsey Neary of Edelman, Jacelyn Swenson of IBM and Sukhi Sahni of Capital One. 

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WVU to host events commemorating Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation (Jan. 27)

West Virginia University will recognize the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a public event and exhibit. 

On January 27, WVU’s Pi Lambda Phi committee will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the largest German Nazi concentration and extermination camp with a livestream of events by the Memorial and Museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau. This noteworthy milestone will be livestreamed worldwide from the former camp grounds and feature world leaders and 200 Auschwitz survivors. 

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Free WVU Confucius Institute business Chinese program

Don’t think learning Chinese language is an impossible mission! Non-credit business Chinese classes for WVU undergraduate and graduate students are now available during spring semester 2020. It is a great opportunity for you to learn Chinese language. 

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Abstracts due March 4 for WVU's Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium

Undergraduates from all majors are invited to submit abstracts for presentation of scholarly works (research and creative works) at the Fourth Annual Undergraduate Spring Symposium on April 3-4 at WVU. 

Projects presented on April 3 will be oral, visual arts and performing arts presentations. Projects presented on April 4 will be poster presentations. Abstracts (160-250 words) are due by before 11:59 p.m. March 4. Presentations will be judged and monetary prizes awarded. 

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How to Apply to Health Professional School Workshop (Jan. 30)

Learn about the application process for health professional schools (e.g., Medical, Dental, Physician Assistant, etc.). This seminar is useful for any pre-health student but will be particularly helpful for those applying during the next cycle.

Thursday, January 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Health Sciences North, Room 2940 

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Pre-Health Committee Letter Information Session (Jan. 30)

Learn how to receive a Pre-Health Committee Letter to support your application to dental, medical, or other graduate health professional school this year. It is best to attend this seminar in the year that you plan to apply. For more information please visit the Committee Letters page on our website. 

Thursday, January 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Health Science North, Room 2940 

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2020 Faculty Award for Mentoring Undergraduates in Research (Feb. 14 nomination deadline)

Does your faculty research mentor go above and beyond in mentoring you in research/creative work? If so, please consider nominating them for the award below.

Nominations for the Faculty Award for Distinction in Mentoring Undergraduates in Research are now open and will be accepted through Feb. 14. Nomination of a faculty member from several sources (e.g., multiple students, faculty colleagues or a combination thereof) tends to enhance the nomination.

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WVU to host events commemorating Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation

Later this month, West Virginia University will recognize the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a public event and exhibit. 

On January 27, 2020, WVU’s Pi Lambda Phi committee will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the largest German Nazi concentration and extermination camp with a livestream of events by the Memorial and Museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau. This noteworthy milestone will be livestreamed worldwide from the former camp grounds and feature world leaders and 200 Auschwitz survivors. 

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The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Accepting Applications for 2020 Awards Program

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society—is currently accepting applications for its 2020 awards program including Fellowships, Study Abroad Grants, Literacy Grants, Love of Learning Awards, Scholar/Artist and Distinguished Service Awards. These awards provide funding for graduate study, continuing education, professional development, studies abroad and local, national and international literacy initiatives.

Since 1932, Phi Kappa Phi’s awards program has recognized members and students on its chapter campuses for outstanding academic achievement. Nearly $1 million is awarded each year through programs that last year recognized more than 350 individuals.

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Apply for paid 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at WVU

Undergraduates are encouraged to apply to engage in scholarly activity (research/creative work) via the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program. Applications are now open (March 2 application deadline). 

SURE is a PAID undergraduate research experience for students interested in GRADUATE SCHOOL and research/creative work within their discipline or a related discipline. 2020 SURE program dates are May 26-July 24. 

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Interviewing for Health Professional School Workshop (Jan. 27)

Attend this workshop to learn the basics of interviewing for graduate-level health professional school (e.g., medical, dental, PA, PT, OT, etc.) and practice your interviewing skills. Space is limited to Pre-Health students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate. It is best if you have attended or viewed the Competitive Applicant Seminar in the past.

Monday, January 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Health Sciences South, Room 8606

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Interested in continuing your education in outdoor training?

Adventure WV is offering a way for students to develop their outdoor training and leadership skills through peer feedback. This Trip Leader Training Expedition takes place May 13-22 and will expand on existing leadership skills while exploring and backpacking through the mountains of Western North Carolina. Applications for first consideration will be due February 7 at 4 p.m.

For those interested in this program, visit the link below to view the suggested equipment list and suggested prior skills and training to attend the Trip Leader Training Expedition. 

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Order spring textbooks from WVU Bookstores

WVU Bookstores - Spring 2020 - Textbook Information 

As the official Bookstore at WVU, the WVU Bookstores provide students with the EASIEST method to lookup and order your textbooks (within two minutes), and provide those books in all available formats. Use the easy ordering steps below to lookup and order your books. 

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Integrate 2020 features Mark Schaefer

Join us May 29-30 for Integrate 2020, which will feature an opening keynote by Mark Schaefer, a globally-recognized speaker, educator, business consultant and author who blogs at {grow} — one of the top marketing blogs of the world. Mark has worked in global sales, PR and marketing positions for 30 years and is the author of eight best-selling books. He is also among the world’s most recognized social media marketing authorities. Current college undergraduates can use coupon code "UG2020" for $50 OFF the All-Access Conference Pass.

Register for Integrate 2020

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Request for undergraduate research articles and creative projects

WVU students engaged in undergraduate research activities or creative endeavors are encouraged to submit research articles and publishable creative projects to the student-led Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review. Students of all majors who are enrolled through Spring 2020 are invited to consider this publication opportunity.

The deadline for all submissions is 11:59 p.m. March 6.

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