Science Policy Trip in Sacramento
May
2
9:00 AM09:00

Science Policy Trip in Sacramento

We'll drive up to Sacramento as a group and meet with representatives from five governmental offices: the Air Resources Board, Assemblyman Mark Berman, the California Council on Science and Technology, the California State Department of Conservation, & the California Ocean Protection Council. Interested? RSVP here

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How does CA State Government Work? Lecture by Bruce Cain
Apr
29
1:00 PM13:00

How does CA State Government Work? Lecture by Bruce Cain

Wonder how research gets translated into policy? Interested in how scientists can inform decision-making? Bruce Cain is an expert in US politics and particularly the politics of California and the American West. He is currently working on state regulatory processes and stakeholder involvement in the areas of water, energy, and the environment.
RSVP here!

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Stanford HyPE: High School to PhD Event
Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Stanford HyPE: High School to PhD Event

BioAIMS will invite high school students from around the Bay Area to Stanford Campus for a day. This is an opportunity for you to inspire students who might not otherwise know about the many career paths in science, especially those students coming from historically under-represented or marginalized groups. The event includes science lab tours, college admissions discussion, hands-on science activities, explanation of a PhD, panel of current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a campus tour.

Share your amazing experiences that led you to a PhD program and inspire the next generation of scientists and scholars.

If you’re interested in helping out with any part - from just leading a lab tour (20 minutes), to speaking as a panelist (1 hour) , to leading a group of high schoolers (all day), etc. - please let us know by filling out this form!

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Interview Weekend Happy Hour
Feb
28
3:00 PM15:00

Interview Weekend Happy Hour

Come enjoy a happy hour together with SBSA tomorrow, February 28th, 3-5pm in the LKSC Herb Garden (or the 4th floor of LKSC if it's rainy)! We'll have plenty of drinks, food, and EANABs for everyone. Let's give the new Biosciences recruits a warm welcome and show them how fun we all are! 💃🏽🎉

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Zumba
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Zumba

  • Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center, Studio 111 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Zumba class with a professional instructor brought in. Zumba dance fitness classes are fun, energetic and make you feel amazing! Location and Time TBD.

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JD Schramm: Communication and Leadership as a URM
Feb
11
6:15 PM18:15

JD Schramm: Communication and Leadership as a URM

  • Graduate School of Business, C-102 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BioAIMS and GradQ will be hosting Stanford GSB Lecturer J.D. Schramm for a communication workshop . J.D. Schramm joined the GSB faculty in the fall of 2007 to create and launch communication courses as part of a GSB curriculum revision. He teaches graduate level courses in Strategic Communication, Reputation Management, and Thought Leadership. Each year he teaches an Introductory Seminar to undergraduates on topics ranging from Changing Hearts and Minds, Entrepreneurial Communication, and LGBTQ Leadership Communication. He actively coaches students, alumni, faculty and staff on presentations.  His protégés present at TED, Davos, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and other high profile events around the globe, and up and down Sand Hill road.

Please register here if you are interested in attending.

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Winter Quarter Advocacy Roundtable
Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

Winter Quarter Advocacy Roundtable

  • Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Room 306 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you know of issue that is currently underrepresented on the Stanford campus? The advocacy roundtable is an open space for discussing topics affecting underrepresented groups within and beyond the Stanford community.

 This quarter, we will focus on action items related to topics previously discussed (although we welcome new items for discussion) We will meet over dinner in LKSC 306 to brainstorm how students can move towards action with the support of BioAIMS.

 If you are interesting in attending, please RSVP here. If you would like to submit a topic to discuss, put it on the RSVP form as well.

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  #GRExit & Holistic Admissions
Jan
30
12:30 PM12:30

#GRExit & Holistic Admissions

  • Li Ka Shing Center for Knowledge and Learning, Room306 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Why should we get rid of the GRE and move toward other indicators in graduate admissions? Join us for a chat with Dr. Steve Lee, Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at Stanford H&S, about modifying the admissions process to decrease potential for implicit bias. Lunch will be served. RSVP here!

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Margaret Neale: Getting (More of) What You Want
Jan
16
12:00 PM12:00

Margaret Neale: Getting (More of) What You Want

  • Black Community Services Center, Community Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Margaret Neale, a Stanford GSB professor specializing in negotiation and team performance, will host a special seminar discussing negotiation, with a focus on negotiating as a URM. Hosted by BioAIMS and GradQ.

During this workshop you will learn how to 1) develop confidence in the negotiation process; 2) understand better the behavior of individuals in competitive situations; and 3) evaluate the costs and benefits of different actions

Lunch and beverages will be served AND attendees will be entered to win one of twelve copies of Getting (More Of) What You Want.

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Zumba
Dec
5
6:30 PM18:30

Zumba

  • Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center, Room 111 (downstairs) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free zumba class with a professional instructor brought in. Zumba dance fitness classes are fun, energetic and make you feel amazing!

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Flowers for Thought
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Flowers for Thought

Join Stanford Tzu Ching and BioAIMs for a night of creating beautiful flower masterpieces! We will first journey together to learn about the history of Chinese flower arrangement and how mindful acts can inspire compassion and connection with our mind, heart, and spirit. Next, we will admire our artwork and engage in discussion about living in a bicultural world and how we’ve combined and blended different aspects of cultures to shape our attitudes, behaviors, and values.

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Rally to Support the Rights of Intersex,  Trans, and Gender-Expansive People  & Oppose the DHHS Memo
Nov
1
12:30 PM12:30

Rally to Support the Rights of Intersex, Trans, and Gender-Expansive People & Oppose the DHHS Memo

  • Front steps of Li Ka Shing Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Speakers:

Ethan Li, BioEngineering PhD candidate

McKenzie Eakin, MD candidate

Letter from an Anonymous Trans Med Student, read by Torsten Rotto, MD Candidate

Collecting donations for InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth & TGI Justice

Giveaways & raffles & snacks

Information on actionable next steps

Infinite love & support

Bonus points for

dressing to show support for persons who are Intersex, Trans, and Gender Expansive, whatever that means to you!

In solidarity, on behalf of the LGBTQ-Meds Executive Board, the Stanford Health Justice Coalition, BioAIMS, SUMMA, and SMSA

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First Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum: Celebrating Visibility
Oct
10
4:00 PM16:00

First Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum: Celebrating Visibility

We are proud to announce that Stanford Medicine will be holding its first LGBTQ+ Visibility Forum on October 10th, 2018 from 4 pm – 7pm within Berg Hall.

This event has been established to highlight the many important, impactful strides that LGBTQ+ individuals have made within our medical community and to increase the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community on our campus.

Register here, save the date, and look out for updates!

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Fall Quarter Advocacy Roundtable
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

Fall Quarter Advocacy Roundtable

  • 306 Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The advocacy roundtable is an open space for discussing topics affecting underrepresented groups within and beyond the Stanford community. We will meet over dinner and brainstorm how we can move towards action.

If you are interesting in attending, please RSVP here. If you would like to submit a topic to discuss, put it on the RSVP form as well.

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NSF GRFP Seminar and Panel
Sep
27
5:00 PM17:00

NSF GRFP Seminar and Panel

This Thursday (Sept 27th) from 5-6pm in Alway M106 we have an NSF GRFP Workshop featuring outstanding panelists who have won the award and are eager to give advice and help you out with any questions you have about applying. (Note: all mentees participating in the SBSA NSF GRFP mentorship program are expected to attend the workshop). Thanks to SBSA and BioAIMS for co-sponsoring the workshop! Please RSVP HERE so we know how many students to expect/how much pizza to order. 

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