Scholarships Available from Soroptimist Int’l of Truckee Meadows

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Hello from Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows. We have scholarships available for UNR students and we need your help.

Undergraduate scholarships:

  • Maximum amount: $8,000. Disbursed based on remaining semesters anticipated.
  • Eligible applicants are women who have interrupted school for family or personal reasons and are now enrolled in a degree program.

Graduate scholarships:

  • Maximum amount: $6,000. May be disbursed all at once or over time, depending on the student’s circumstances.
  • Not required to be re-entry women students, but preference given.

Details of our scholarships and the application are available on our website,

An application and flyer are enclosed in case you could forward this information to your students. In the past we have provided it to the Financial Aid office, but we have been told this is no longer possible due to a number of issues.

Please help us get the word out. We have funds available and are eager to help!

Thank you for your support. If you have questions or suggestions on how we can promote this opportunity, please contact us.

Pam Robinson

Soroptimist International/Truckee Meadows

Education Women Committee

775-742-0627 or


SWE Professional Panel~ 12/6 at 6 pm in DMS 105

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SWE Professional Panel

When: December 6th at 6 pm

Where: DMS 105

Representatives from 10 companies will be at the meeting to discuss their careers, work-life, and answer questions.

Chipotle will be provided!!!

ACM Fundraiser~ 11/29 ~ 6-10 pm At Mellow Fellow

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ACM Fundraiser

November 29th from 6-10 pm

At Mellow Fellow – 300 East 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89501

Mention ACM to your server to support future club activities

All events are open to everyone!

Join ACM today by signing up for our mailing list at


NWEA Open House ~ 11/28 5:30-7 pm ~ HREL 109/110 ~ FREE Pizza

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NWEA Open House

FREE Pizza and drinks provided

November 28th 5:30 to 7 pm in HREL 109/110

For more information contact Angel at

SWE Salary negotiation ~ 11/14 from 5:30-7:30 pm MSS 242

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Society of Women Engineers

Salary Negotiation

November 14, 2018

5:30-7:30 pm MSS 242


follow us on instagram @unr.swe

Only 24 Spots RSVP Soon!

ANS Speaker~ 11/13 from 5-6 pm at AB 108

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Craig F. Smith

Research Professor of Physics

Ph.D. Nuclear Science and Engineering, UCLA, 1975

 Location: AB 108

Tuesday, Nov. 13th 5:00-6:00

Professor Smith is a nuclear scientist/engineer with research interests in nuclear energy, non-proliferation and counterterrorism technologies.  He is currently a Research Professor of Physics at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School having previously worked in the US Army, private industry, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research focus includes small nuclear energy systems; non-proliferation; counterterrorism technology; energy studies; radiation detection; and information technology. He supports advanced nuclear reactor programs, is an expert on the Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR), and serves as the US member of the LFR steering committee of the Generation IV International Forum (GIF). He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Smith resides in Reno, NV.



The Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) is among the most promising Generation IV advanced reactor concepts and is receiving considerable attention internationally. In a previous symposium, Prof Smith discussed international activities related to the development of new LFR technology. In this presentation, he will discuss the characteristics, advantages and challenges of LFR technology, including an update on recent developments and reactor concepts.

Anyone interested in nuclear science and engineering is encouraged to attend this meeting to learn more about the current state of advanced reactor designs and concepts in the nuclear industry.

Pizza and drinks will be provided!


IEEE Resume Workshop – 11/9 from 1-2 pm in the IEEE Lounge

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IEEE Resume Workshop

Friday 11/9 from 1-2 pm in the IEEE Lounge

Bring your Printed resume

  • 1-on-1 Resume Review
  • General and job specific tips
  • Where to put your resume
  • When yo apply

Civil FE Review Sessions

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CEE FE Review Sessions

November 5th-9th 5-7pm in MSS 125

11/5- Geotech with Dr. Motamed
11/6- Environmental with Dr. Marchand
11/7- Structural with Dr. Moustafa
11/8- Water Resources with Dr. Dennett
11/9- Transportation with Dr. Xu

Free for ASCE members
$5 per session for nonmembers (pay at the door, payment can go towards membership for 2018-2019
school year)

Summer Engineering Research/Internship abroad -Dresden, GERMANY – Call for Applications 2019

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TU Dresden, Germany
Scholarships for a Research Experience
May – August 2019 (4 – 12 weeks)

TU Dresden is one of 11 universities of excellence in Germany: strong in research, offering
first-rate programs with an overwhelming diversity, with close ties to culture, industry and
society. TU Dresden is home to a large variety of research centers and institutes, covering
virtually every academic discipline.

Program Details:
• This summer internship program offers senior undergraduate and graduate students the
opportunity to gain cutting-edge research experience in a wide variety of scientific fields.
Participants will work with doctoral students, scientists or professors as part of on-going
research projects at TU Dresden.
• Scientific fields: Engineering Sciences, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences
• Working language: English
• min. 4 weeks – up to 12 weeks in the period between May and August 2019

• Monthly scholarship of 800 € to cover the following costs: accommodation (approx. 250
€/month), cost of living (approx. 450 €/month), health insurance (approx. 80 €/month), accident and
personal liability insurance (approx. 20 €/month), semester fee (including ticket for public
transport) 260 € per semester; TU Dresden charges no tuition fees
• 600 € travel subsidy (one-time payment)

Application documents:
• Nomination for the program by your home institution’s exchange coordinator / nomination letter
• Letter of motivation naming the institute or chair, in which s/he wishes to carry out his/her
• Transcript of Records
• CV

Application Deadline:
14th January, 2019

Contact and further information:
International Office

Get a first impression of Dresden:

Scholarship to study in Chongqing, China this coming spring semester!

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Looking for something different to do next semester? Grab an engineering friend and head to China for a semester!

Chongqing University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has offered our College of Engineering a scholarship to study civil engineering this coming Spring 2019.

The scholarship will cover:

on-campus accommodation (double room)

comprehensive medical insurance;

monthly living allowance (3000RMB per month, apx $438US)

–         Eligibility

Students who apply for this scholarship shall be “exchange students” nominated by UNR College of Engineering.

The applicant will study Civil Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University.

The applicant’s nationality must be United States.


Deadline to apply: 15thNovember, 2018

 See Julia McMillin if you are interested!

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