Upcoming Events


West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference

Date: November 17, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Van Andel Institute; 333 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
More Information: http://www.vai.org/about-vai/n...

October 30, 2012
The West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference – Graduate School Fair on Saturday, November 17, 2012 is approaching fast!!! We invite you to share the story of your research project with other college students, faculty, and research scientists, build your network of peers with similar interests and experiences and hear stimulating talks on current topics in biology, chemistry, physics, and more. The science research conference begins at 9:00 AM and doors open at 8:30 AM. Lunch will be provided. Please forward this invitation to your student and faculty colleagues to encourage their participation.
This year’s keynote speaker is Elizabeth H. Simmons, Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Dr. Simmons is the Dean of Lyman Briggs College and Professor, Physics and Astronomy with Michigan State University.
Our faculty presenters include Greg Fraley, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Biology with Hope College;  Bart Williams, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, with Van Andel Research Institute; Jonathan Fritz, Ph.D.  - Assistant Professor, Chemistry with Aquinas College; and Stanley Haan, Ph.D. - Dean for the Natural Sciences and Mathematic, and Professor, Physics with Calvin College.
Please complete the online registration form as soon as possible http://www.vai.org/about-vai/news-and-events/upcoming-events/west-michigan-regional-research-conference/participant-registration-form.aspx. The abstract deadline is November 1; the registration deadline is November 7th.
For additional information on the science conference, visit our website http://www.vai.org/about-vai/news-and-events/upcoming-events/west-michigan-regional-research-conference.aspx.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Michelle Love at 616-234-5581 or email undergrad@vai.org.
No cost to participants. This event is underwritten in part by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Calvin College, and by the following organizing institutions: Aquinas College, Calvin College, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, and Van Andel Institute Graduate School