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Friday, May 2nd

Bartels Hall Student Dining Room: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

   RCR Handout
   Housing Information
   Publicity Release Form
   Student Time Sheet



*Please be advised that dates, times, and locations are subject to change.  To stay up to date on the Weekly Seminar Schedule, check back with our SURF Resources Page frequently.

Wednesday, June 4th

German Club: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
What are your fellow SURFers doing? 

Group Discussions:
Common interests, opportunities, challenges, and networking.
Comments and insights into Charles Blow's “In College, Nurturing Matters” NY Times column.

Bring a copy of your RCR Certificate to the session or e-mail to


Wednesday, June 11th

TCoE Buckman Hall 120: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
Responsible Conduct in Research - Part I  

Guest Presenter:
Dr. Summer Johnson McGee, Department of Public Health, College of Business


Wednesday, June 18th

TCoE Buckmen Hall 120: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
"Field trip" to the Chemistry Labs
Tour of facilities and demonstrations of lab equipment; an overview of the type of research being done at UNH
A discussion of how data analysis is conducted and how the data is being used

Guest Presenters:
Dr. Dequan Xiao, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Tagliatela College of Engineering
SURF researchers:
Joseph Daou, Jenna Rabadi, Stephen Zambrzycki, plus Armand Sebastian


Wednesday, June 25th

TCoE Buckman Hall 120: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
Using the SURF experience to build your resume/portfolio for fellowship opportunities, internships, graduate school, and the workforce
Introduction to the Office of Student Fellowships

Guest Presenters:     
Matt Caporale, Executive Director of Career Center
Dr. Erica Haskell, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences


Wednesday, July 2nd

No Session

Wednesday, July 9th

German Club: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
Welcome to Summer BioTech Institute Students
General announcements
Tour biology labs in Dodds; discussion regarding interdisciplinary aspects of research and its applicability to other projects.

SURF Researchers:
Joe Adams, Simon Bishop, Matthew Bodnar, Eric Grigg, Kaitlynn Kofsuske, Lawrence Lam, Timothy Stankye, 

Guest Speaker:
Dr. John Kelly, Biology and Environmental Sciences
IACUC Overview – how does it apply to student research projects?



Wednesday, July 16th

Buckman Hall 120: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Main Topic:
Branding/Pitching your Research - How to share your research with a non-specialist listener.  This will also help prepare you for the Research Day Poster Session.

Guest Speaker:
John Fitzpatrick
Our guest speaker will be John Fitzpatrick, co-Founder and CEO of Applivate. As a successful entrepreneur, he knows the value of being ready to pitch your idea and your work.

Please bring a brief blurb of your research so you can get the maximum benefit from this session. 



Wednesday, July 23rd

Bartels Student Dining Room: Note change of time 2:00-3:30

Main Topic:
Presentations by SURFers conducting research in Forensic Science areas and feedback from their Faculty Mentors. 
Forensic Science "Field Trip" - Tour of Dodds and Lee Institute labs

SURF Researchers:
Avery Appleton, Kassondra Bertulis, Jennifer Corwin, Jamie Wakeman, Ema Graham, Christina Martins, Emily Walsh, Kelly Zhao

Wednesday, July 30th

Buckman Hall 120 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Preliminary Agenda:

Main Topic:

Posters, Papers, RCR Part II

Wednesday, August 6th

German Club (to be confirmed): 11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m..

Preliminary Agenda:

Main Topic:

End of Summer Wrap-up & Evaluations



Wednesday, September 17

Bartels Hall Alumni Lounge: 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (tentatively)

SURF students will present their research to the UNH campus, and friends and family of the community.



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