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Below are a list of events in the STEM & Health Science areas. Click to go directly to the subject events.





Health Science

Important Dates to Know

Please check the GVSU Events calendar, the Career Center website and the department website for more information or more events that may not be listed. 



BMS Seminar Series

Fri., Jan. 26,  12:00 pm  Dr. Cynthia Thompson (GVSU)
Fri., Feb. 9,   12:00 pm  Dr. Lydia Hopper; Lincoln Park Zoo (Host: Thompson)
Fri., Feb. 23,  12:00 pm  BMS Seminar – TBA
Fri., Mar. 16,  TBA
Fri., Mar. 30,  TBA



CIS 290 Practice Interviews 1
Thurs., Mar. 1,  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2266 Kirkhof Center

CIS 290 Practice Interviews 2
Thurs., Mar. 1,  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2266 Kirkhof Center



Engineering Co-op Recruitment Fair 
Tues., Jan. 16,  12 pm - 2 pm
2nd floor Eberhard Center


Engineering Co-op and Internship Fair
Tues., Jan. 23,  12 pm – 2 pm
2nd Floor Eberhard Center



Math in Action 2018 
Sat., Feb. 24, Mackinac Hall

Register to attend or volunteer to help.

Information on the 2018 Keynote speakers can be found here Keynote Speakers

Math in Action presents lively and informative discussions of current issues in mathematics education while providing an opportunity for practicing PreK – 12 teachers, prospective teachers, curriculum directors, and college and university faculty to share ideas, concerns, and resources. SCECH credits are available for most sessions. The conference consists of six hour long sessions with eight separate interactive presentations during each. Presentations are focused on specific mathematics topics at a variety of grade levels.


Health Science

M.S. Clinical Dietetics Tours & Information Sessions
10 am • Center for Health Sciences, 009 - Canepa Grand Lobby
Fri., Jan. 26
Fri., Feb. 23
Fri., Mar. 30

Unnatural Causes Series
Thurs., Feb. 1,  6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2266
Thurs., Feb. 8,, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2266
Thurs., Feb. 15, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2259
Thurs., Mar. 1, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2266
Thurs., Mar. 15, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2259
Thurs., Mar. 22, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2259
Thurs., Mar. 29, 6 pm - 7 pm  KC 2266

**Unnatural Causes is a documentary series that explores the effects of social factors on health and health care in the United States. It focuses specifically on race, socioeconomic standing, geography, and gender in its examination of well-being and longevity among Americans, attempting to answer the question, "Is inequality making us sick?". The Unnatural Causes series includes seven short documentaries (one each week) followed by instructor-led discussion and application of concepts among participants. This event is LIB 100 and US 201 Approved

ERP Speaker Series Featuring - Cardinal Health 
Wed, Feb. 21, 6 pm - 7 pm, The Forum in Seidman College of Business

Health Forum of West Michigan
7:30 am - 9:30 am, DeVos Center, 122E - Loosemore Auditorium
Fri., Feb. 2  "Opioid Abuse" 
Fri., Mar. 2, "Healthcare Reform" 
Fri., April 6 "The State of Mental Health" 
Fri., May 4 "End of Life/ Palliative Care" 

Pain Management in the Intensive Care Unit and Beyond 
Robert F. Johnson, MD, MEd, FCCM, FCCP, FACP
Tues., Feb. 6,   6pm - 7:30 p.m., Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Campus
One pain contact hour available for Registered Nurses
This is a free event offered by the KCON Alumni Association.

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy: The Ethics of Genome Editing 
Mon., Mar. 26,  5:30 pm - 8:15 pm • Eberhard Center

Myths, Misunderstandings, and Misuses of Current Neuroscience 
Wed., Mar. 28,  6 pm - 8 pm • Eberhard Center


Important Campus Dates

Study Abroad Fair
Thurs., Jan. 18, 10am-3pm  Henry Hall Atrium, Allendale

How to Write a Resume
Tues., Jan. 23, 4pm - 5pm  KC RM2266 

NonProfit Volunteer and Internship Fair
Wed., Jan. 31,  1pm - 3pm  L. William Seidman Center

Winter Career Fair & Health Career Expo
Thurs., Feb. 22,  1pm - 5pm  DeVos Convention Center,  303 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids

Passport Fair
Tuesday, Feb. 27  1pm - 4pm Grand River Room, Kirkhof Center, Allendale

Summer Job Fair
Wed., Mar. 14,  Henry Hall Atrium

Student Scholars Day
Wed., Apr. 11
Present – Volunteer - Attend