Undergraduate Newsletter for 02/08/2016

New Announcements

  • ATTENTION STUDENTS!! BSOE Undergraduate Advising will be closed on Tuesday ,Feb. 9 (PM ONLY)

    The BSOE Undergraduate Advising office will be closed  on Tuesday, February 9, (afternoon only) while the staff are conducting a workshop. 

  • Engineering Scholarship New Deadlines

    Next Deadline: March 31st
    NSA Mathematics & Computer Science Student Scholarship

    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA,BS, MS, PhD) in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

    Apply Online
    NSA Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship

    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in the field of electrical engineering. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

    Apply Online
    AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Apply Online
    AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

    Apply Online
  • Accepting Applications for the CITRIS Foundry Startup Incubator - Due 3/6

    Accepting Applications for the CITRIS Foundry Startup Incubator - Due 3/6

    *Application Deadline is March 6th at 11:59PM!*

    Founding a Startup is Hard. We Can Help.

    The CITRIS Foundry is an *applied technology incubator* at UC Berkeley
    that supports early stage startups developing disruptive solutions for
    today's biggest challenges. Our program provides:

      * $5,000-$10,000 in seed funding for startups
      * More than $50,000 in resources including office, meeting & lab
        space, cloud computing, legal services and education
      * Customized mentorship specific to your needs from our extensive
        network of entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts
      * A strong community of fellow founders
      * Access to design and prototyping tools at the CITRIS Invention Lab


    If you're ready to jump in, CITRIS Foundry is now accepting applications for our Spring 2016 cohort. Please note that the CITRIS Foundry accepts teams from all CITRIS campuses, including UC Santa Cruz. 

    *Application Deadline is March 6th at 11:59PM!* For more information and to apply, visit: CITRISFoundry.org

  • U.S.-Denmark Workshop on Renewable Energy - Applications due 3/1!

    U.S.-Denmark Workshop on Renewable Energy  --  August 1 - 16, 2016

    Open For All Students!


    The workshop is intended for students of all disciplines, chosen on the basis of their academic qualifications, creativity, and commitment to renewable energy. Each year, selected students from engineering, business, science, environmental studies, political science, economics, and other fields are grouped together across disciplines and national ties to form project-based teams that throughout the workshop investigate the opportunities and challenges facing renewable energy implementation.

    Application Deadline—March 1, 2016!

    Participants will learn about the economics, politics, science, and technology behind
    renewable energy implementation from leading experts, while exploring communities and
    relevant energy sites where such technology is in place or currently being implemented.


    The U.S.-Denmark Summer Workshop on Renewable Energy is a unique educational initiative developed by leading universities in Denmark and California. The two-week workshop, with a week of online prep before the workshop (7/25-7/31), takes place annually in California and Denmark with the 2016 edition in California. It starts with one week of online preparation and continues with two weeks of lectures, seminars and field trips in California. The faculty is composed of U.S. and Danish professors, as well as external professionals and researchers with proven experience in their field.

    Students will work on team-based projects related to renewable energy solutions to specific problems. The interdisciplinary approach and holistic perspective allows students with various academic backgrounds to interact and develop concrete final project ideas, while targeting today’s energy problems from different angles.

    Course Fees (tuition): $1,092
    Estimated Lodging, Food, and Travel: $2,287 (plus airfare)
    This course is worth 4 credits and is offered through UC Santa Cruz Summer Session. Financial aid fellowships are available for current qualified students at U.S. universities who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

    For details on how to apply go to: http://pire.soe.ucsc.edu/workshops/2016

    For more information contact:

    Rachel Cordero, Program Coordinator
    Center for Sustainable Energy & Power Systems, UC Santa Cruz
    831-459-2921 · rcordero@soe.ucsc.edu

  • Northeastern University Professor to give overvew of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Program

    Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 PM, Engineering 2 Building, Room 215

    Prof. Stefano Basagni of Northeastern University will join us for an overview of the Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program. He will talk to us about the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in ECE  at Northeastern, course options, financial aid, specialization tracks, research, and post-degree job opportunities. Learn more about the vibrant city of Boston, the lively social scene and entrepreneurial culture of the area!

    As part of his visit he will provide an overview of the programs and will also be availabile to meet individually with students. 

    12:00 Noon          Overview with Q & A

    1:00 to 3:30 PM    Student Appointments (Students will be able to sign-up for an appointment time at the noon Overview)

    Refreshments will be provided at the general session.

  • Sara E Mattews Scholarship for International Students

    The International Education Office is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the Sara E. Mattews Scholarship.  This scholarship is to be used towards education costs at UCSC and is available to deserving undergraduate international students (matriculated F-1&J-1 students)  of Sophomore or Junior standing (45-134.9 credits) who currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Selected UCSC international students will receive a scholarship that will be applied towards their spring tuition.  Scholarships will range from $1000-$3000.
    DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 29th at 5PM. 
     
    For more information about the scholarship and to apply, please click here.

Events This Week

  • Memorial for Shireen Ahsan
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016 7:00 PM, Kresge's Town Hall

    A memorial will be held for Shireen Ahsan on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7pm at Kresge's Town Hall. Shireen was a second year Computer Science major, and was an Academic Assistant for Kresge's Core Course. She was also an active member of the Muslim Student Association. The UCSC Community, along with the family of Shireen Ahsan, would like to hold a gathering for friends, family, students and community to come share memories and stories about Shireen.

  • Ericsson Virtual Info Session
    Wednesday, February 3, 2016 8:00 AM, virtual

    Connect to your future from anywhere.
    Discover how you can jump-start your future with an internship or career with a world leader in communications, technologies and services

    We’re traveling the country visiting colleges and universities to find our next class of interns and recent grads. Couldn’t make it? Attend our YouTube-hosted Spring Virtual Information Session, where you’ll learn what it’s like to work for a world leader in communications, technologies and services. Hear from current interns and employees as they describe the collaboration, diversity, and innovation that they experience every day at Ericsson. Stay tuned after the session for a live Q&A session, where our recruiters will answer your questions in real-time!

    Pre-register and upload your resume to connect directly with an Ericsson recruiter and to receive recruitment priority for summer 2016: https://ericsson.recsolucampus.com/candidatepreferenceform.php?formId=ZGQ%3D

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  • Overview of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Program at Northeastern University
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 PM, Engineering 2 Building, Room 215

    Prof. Stefano Basagni of Northeastern University will join us for an overview of the Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program. He will talk to us about the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in ECE  at Northeastern, course options, financial aid, specialization tracks, research, and post-degree job opportunities. Learn more about the vibrant city of Boston, the lively social scene and entrepreneurial culture of the area!

    As part of his visit he will provide an overview of the programs and will also be availabile to meet individually with students. 

    12:00 Noon          Overview with Q & A

    1:00 to 3:30 PM    Student Appointments (Students will be able to sign-up for an appointment time at the noon Overview)

    Refreshments will be provided at the general session.

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Other Events

  • Ericsson Women in Technology Event: Overcoming Obstacles on the Road to Success
    Friday, February 19, 2016 12:00 AM, Ericsson Silicon Valley Campus in San Jose

    Your career is an amazing journey full of twist and turns, obstacles and achievements. Ericsson Silicon Valley invites you to learn from women who have navigated their paths successfully. Join technical women from across the bay area to network, share ideas and define what success means and what it takes to get there.

    A limited number of tickets are available for Women in Tech 2016!

    https://ericsson.recsolu.com/external/events/KrLS1j22qbZnNNsJHKgHYg

    Sign up to request your ticket today!

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