Undergraduate BE Board:Agendas - 03/16/09 Agenda

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BE UG Board Meeting
Coffee House, 3rd Floor Student Center

  1. Welcome and Attendance
  2. Associate Advising - how's it going?
  3. Study Breaks -
    • Thursday after spring break (after 330 exam) -- Ice Cream; Vermonster Study Break
    • 380 exam next Tuesday; 12-1; delivered to room; Maryelise will take care of it
  4. Grad School event with Grad Students and Seniors
    • Tentatively April 28th, 7:30pm (56-614 reserved by Cathy)
    • Maryelise emailed Bryan Owens
    • Emzo will talk to seniors
  5. Dan Darling Internship Session
    • thoughts?
  6. ROUND TABLE BE ELECTIVES discussion lunch with seniors
    • Fill out questionnaire on (1) electives (2) post-MIT plans
    • Questions we will ask?
    • Discuss whatever you want to - curriculum, life after MIT, professional development...anything, complaints, praise, wild rambling ideas.
    • Tues/Thurs, noon, week before spring break
      • Potential Dates: week of April 6th, MWF 12-1:30, 1-2:30 (more causal, planned by BEUG)
        • advertise both sessions even though one more formal vs. less formal
      • lunch will be provided
    • email Cathy about room 56-614; email Prof. Griffith about the two sessions
      • Cathy is working with Prof. Griffith to tie down a date
  7. UG Lounge
    • posters - Cathy put them in lounge
    • who will put them up?
    • Emzo emailing Doug about the GCSF poster
      • In the process (cyberspace)
    • keep checking on other parts of lounge - i.e. big wall-size whiteboard for tutor room (go through catalog and pick one out, comfy seats to nap, etc.
      • need to make specific list (for Fraenkel and Cathy) with whiteboard dimensions, specific couch size, etc to order
    • suggestions box - Bernice
  8. BE T-Shirts - Bernice
    • sent out email
    • Cathy is emailing out about picking up t-shirts
    • BE Gear Ideas
      • sweatshirts, winter hat, pencils
    • Mugs - Alex - updates?
  9. Tutoring
    • Maryelise emailed Linda about 20.310 TA's
      • Griffith emailed out about 20.310 TA, waiting for response
      • has anyone heard of interest in tutoring from the seniors?
  10. Start a pre-orientation program (Emjay)
    • Maybe do it with course 10 (Emjay will get more information from the course 9 coordinator)
      • Emjay will email Prof. Lauffen. about doing the program
      • Emjay will also talk to Orientation people
  11. Next meeting with Linda Griffith/BE-BMES - when?
    • The BioTECH
    • Lunches with BE Faculty
    • Lecture Series
    • Pre-meeting with proposal/google doc/make a proposal (Bernice)
  12. Kimberly Bernard
    • Bernice--get a response?
  13. Choosing your Major Open House
    • March 31st
    • BMES choose
    • Publicize
  14. Make a Sophomore Rep
  15. Next BEUB meeting = ?