Embedded Study Abroad Opportunity for Fall 2017: Epidemiology in Chile

Dr. Trish Baynham’s BIOL 2330, Epidemiology, will include an optional study abroad component in Chile.  the course runs Fall 2017 with the study abroad component to occur 3 – 14 January 2018.  Application deadline is March 7.  For more information, contact Mike Merrill in GEO (512-428-1051) or Dr. Baynham.


Summer Research at Chinese University of Hong Kong – due 2/28/17

Forwarded by Assoc. Vice President Bill Clabby of GEO:

Summer @ CUHK

Summer Undergraduate Research Programme 2017

The Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (SURP) is now inviting applications from overseas undergraduate students. SURP enables undergraduates from overseas universities to undertake short-term research attachments at CUHK during the summer under the supervision of its faculty members. Upon successful completion of the programme, they will be awarded three credits. Apart from the academic component, the programme also provides cultural activities to enrich the learning experience of the students while they are in Hong Kong.

Dates:  25 June – 20 August 2017 (8 weeks)

Fees:  HK$1,580 for administration fee & HK$7,000 for housing (optional)


and others…

Apply online through 28 February 2017.  Decisions will be announced in April 2017.

Wednesday, Sept 21st 5pm JBWS 268 — Study Abroad Information

Capstone Ecuador Study Abroad Spring 2017

Please contact Dr. Toledo with questions at stoledoc@stedwards.edu


New Study Abroad Capstone Course Spring 2017

Juniors and Seniors if interested please email Dr. Toledo to be placed on a mailing list with course updates.

You can email Dr. Toledo at: stoledoc@stedwards.edu.
CAPSTONE Study Abroad Ecuador 2017 Flyer_Page_1

St. Ed’s NSCI Alumna and Fulbright Scholar Featured in Story on Research to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Jana Soares (Biology, ’15) is featured in a story released by the University of Technology Sydney on her Fulbright Scholar research project.  She’s working at UTS’s ithree institute to defeat antibiotic resistant bacteria using worms, antibiotics, and antimicrobial peptides in the battle superbugs against like pseudomonas aeruginosa, one of the leading causes of infections acquired in hospitals. See the full story on her work, including some pictures from the places she’s visited around Australia.  Her work is sponsored by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission.

Jana plans to return to the US in the fall to pursue a graduate degree at the “intersections of science and business.”  Stay tuned to find out which lucky graduate school gets her to enroll!

And you can find out more about Jana’s adventures in Australia on her blog.