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Inquiry Initiative



November 14th, 2014

November 5th, 2014

  • SCOPE Speed Meet and Greet 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Science Hall
    A casual SCOPE informational event where prospective SCOPE researchers can meet one-on-one with the faculty mentors about summer projects. 

October 29th, 2014

January 31st, 2014

  • Image preview SCOPE Student Applications Due 8:00am - 5:00pm
    HHMI Headquarters, FJSH 350
    Be sure to submit your application to the competitive SU student-faculty collaborative research program on time!

January 22nd, 2014

  • SCOPE Speed Dating All Day
    In a mere hour learn about the different research labs on-campus and find the one that might be right for you!

January 15th, 2014

  • Image preview Get the Scoop on SCOPE All Day
    Interested in conducting research at SU over the summer with science and math faculty? Attend this ice cream social and informational event!

November 1st, 2013

  • Student Research and Science Open House 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Mingle with current science students, science alumni, and faculty to learn about research opportunities available at Southwestern and other institutions.

September 20th, 2013

  • Image preview Pre-Med Preview 12:20pm - 1:20pm
    F.W. Olin Building 110
    New and returning students in ALL MAJORS should check out the pre-med kick-off event of the year. Even if you think you know how to get there, be sure you’re aware of the timeline and milestones that will be important and learn of numerous resources and events to help you apply to medical school and explore a career in medicine.

    All students are welcome, but spaces are limited.  To reserve your spot, stop by Career Services (M-F, 8-5) to sign up or sign up via this link.

September 6th, 2013

  • HHMI Inquiry Initiative Speaker: Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason of MIT 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    F.W. Olin Building 110
    On Friday, September 6th, Dr. Anique Olivier Mason of MIT will be leading a workshop entitled: “But I don’t like beer: A guide to identifying and reducing stereotype threat to maximize student performance.” Her workshop will take place in Olin 110 from 3-4pm, followed by a reception in the Olin lobby.

September 3rd, 2013

  • Image preview Science Research Open House 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fondren-Jones Science Hall, Rooms 148 & 151
    Curious about conducting science research? Want to know more about on-campus research projects? Don’t miss this Inquiry Initiative event showcasing SCOPE summer research students’ posters. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

August 30th, 2013

  • Image preview HHMI Inquiry Initiative: 2nd Anniversary Launch & Bake-off 11:00am - 1:30pm
    Bishop’s Lounge
    This Friday, August 30th, the HHMI Inquiry Initiative will be kicking off its second anniversary launch with a bake-off between student organizations. The bake-off will take place in the Bishop’s Lounge from 11:30am-1pm and your vote counts for the most delicious and best science-y themed treats! Stop by for some goodies, Jeopardy, prizes, and to support your campus organizations!

August 20th, 2013

  • Image preview Inquiry Initiative: Welcome to the Science Family 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    F.W. Olin Building 110
    Interested in majoring in science or math? Enrolled in science or math courses? Come learn about the Inquiry Initiative! We will have Tiff’s treats, popcorn, & prizes in addition to an interactive presentation.

August 19th, 2013

  • Image preview Surviving the Sciences 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fondren-Jones Science Hall Room 148
    Do you want the inside scoop on a new program that can help you survive the rigorous courses offered at SU? Join the SCI Guides to learn about thriving in your Animal Behavior, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses. There will be prizes and cookies!

April 8th, 2013

  • Image preview Inquiry Speaker Series: Juan Dominguez 12:15pm
    Science Hall Room 148
    Dr. Dominguez, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and member of that university’s Institute for Neuroscience, runs the Neuroendocrinology and Motivation Lab

April 1st, 2013

  • Image preview Inquiry Speaker Series: Elizabeth Ferrick ’10 12:20pm
    Margaret Shilling Room (Commons)
    Elizabeth is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical and Biological Sciences by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

March 1st, 2013

  • Image preview Campus Visit: Eric Mazur 3:00pm
    Eric Mazur is the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University and Area Dean of Applied Physics.

February 5th, 2013