The Coming Week in LSSA – September 15 – September 21

Check out what is happening in the world of LSSA and around campus!

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. First-Year LSSA Board Representative Nominations Deadline (Monday)
2. La Follette Seminar Series: Student Internship Experiences (Tuesday)
3. Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar (Thursday)
4. Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar (Friday)

1. First-Year LSSA Board Representative Nominations Deadline
Monday, September 16 at 11:59 pm

If you are interested in joining the LSSA Executive Board or know of a classmate who would be great please submit a nomination by tomorrow. You can nominate yourself or others. Each student can be nominated for multiple positions and can choose to run for one. Open positions include:

Vice-President
Graduation Co-Coordinator
Community Service and Outreach Co-Coordinator
Social Co-Coordinator

Please send Maria your nominations at toniolo@wisc.edu

2. La Follette Seminar Series: Student Internship Experiences
Tuesday, September 17 12:00 to 1:00 in Microbial Sciences 6201
Students from various backgrounds will talk about their internships in the Madison area and elsewhere, both public and private sectors.

3. Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 12:15 to 1:30
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar
Chicago Heights Early Childhood Center: Early Results from a Field Experiment
Anya Samak, Assistant Professor, Department of Consumer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present this talk as part of IRP’s Meet the New Affiliate Seminar Series. 8417 Sewell Social Sciences. 12:15-1:30 p.m. Information: 262-6358, rsnell@ssc.wisc.edu

4. Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar
Friday, Sept. 20 4:00 pm
Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar
Where will we take ourselves with neurotechnology?
Kavli Foundation Lecturer: Dr. Clark Miller, Arizona State University. Dr. Miller will discuss where neurotechnologies seem to be heading, in broad overview; about the kinds of policy challenges that these trends will give rise to; and about some strategies we might use to address these policy challenges. The talk will draw on insights from his recently published book: Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future (Springer, 2013). Biotechnology Auditorium, Room 1111, Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building. 4 p.m. Information: 262-4932

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