Category Archives: On Campus Events

How to Secure a Research Position

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Thursday, October 16th, SEBS hosted a research panel to help undergraduates learn more about the world of research – how to find and secure positions, and what to expect. Six panelists spoke about their experiences: Becca Arbacher (CC’16, Physics), Sarah Berlinger (SEAS ’16, Chemical Engineering), Vahe Galstyan (CC’16, Physics), Madeleine Hunter (CC’17, Economics, premed), Brian […]

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Fighting the Flu

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One year. 20% of the population. 200,000 people hospitalized. 32,743 dead. Rising fevers. Violent coughs. Agonizing congestion. Aching fatigue. Pounding headaches. Painful deaths. What is the cause of such misery? . . . . . THE FLU. [insert formidable music here] But there’s one simple way to prevent the contraction of this virus. A complex […]

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Come Visit SEBS at the Flu Fair on 10/7/14!

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  SEBS will be tabling at the Flu Fair on October 7th, 2014, taking place on Low Plaza between 12 and 4. Come out to learn about the flu, the importance, of vaccinations, and the science behind infection! We will be giving out some freebies as well, so stop by, bring friends, and get vaccinated!

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Celebrating Engineering!

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Hello Columbia! Walking down College Walk, you may have noticed something different. No, it isn’t the sunny skies or the snow that is finally melting away. It’s Low Library, lit up with bright blue lights and the the SEAS logo. This is the beginning of the celebration of SEAS’ sesquicentennial anniversary, coinciding with national Engineers […]

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Mentoring Initiative Fall 2013

On November 23rd, 2013, SEBS collaborated with Columbia Youth Adventures to educate low-income children from the Morningside Heights area on various aspects of the solar system. Activity books were provided to each child with fill-in-the-blank descriptions of each planet and the sun. Each SEBS volunteer represented one of the eight planets or the sun, and […]

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Research Panel 2013

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On Friday, October 11th, 2013, SEBS hosted an undergraduate research panel geared towards helping Columbia students find research opportunities on and off campus during the year and over the course of the summer. Speakers included: Sarah Berlinger (CC ’16) Chemical Engineering Research Assistant in the West Electrochemical Engineering Lab Christine Chen (CC ’15) Biomedical Engineering […]

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Flight of the Flu – An Artistic Depiction of the Lifecycle of the Virus

On Wednesday, November 14 and Thursday, November 15, SEBS braved the winds outside at College Walk, informing the Columbia community about the flu virus and raising awareness about the free flu vaccines that Health Services were giving out in Lerner. In an effort led by executive board members Kelsey Roberts and Stephanie Sarbanes, SEBS made […]

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General Body Meeting!

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When: Thursday, September 13 @ 7pm Where: Lerner Hall, Room 568 Why: Free Food! And learn about becoming an OCM (applications open after meeting) 

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Seatbelts, everyone! BIOBUS is coming Sunday, April 15

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week is an effort to create awareness and stimulate discourse about mental health on campus with the intent of helping to remove the stigma that surrounds mental illness. We hope to enlighten students and also give them hope. We want students to know that they are not alone and that there are […]

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