This ceremony is set to confer graduate candidates from:
- Acupuncture Institute
- Fones School of Dental Hygiene (graduate)
- Nutrition Institute
- Physician Assistant Institute
- College of Chiropractic
- College of Naturopathic Medicine
Visit commencement.bridgeport.edu for more details.
Come celebrate UB’s new month-long Summer Scholars program!
Summer Scholars and their faculty mentors will showcase their research and celebrate scholarship at the undergraduate level. UB alumnus Adam Pèrez, Ph.D. (’10) will join the Symposium as keynote speaker.
Keynote Speaker: Adam Pérez, Ph.D.
Dr. Pérez obtained his B.Sc. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, from the University of Bridgeport in 2010 and then went on to obtain his Ph. D. in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Pérez is passionate about science outreach and communication and has participated in numerous programs, including the ConnCAP Pre-Engineering program and the NSF GK-12 fellowship. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Louisville working in the Dr. John P. Wise Laboratory of Genetic and Environmental Toxicology. In January 2018, he will be starting a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the startup company Photanol B. V. and the Universiteit van Amsterdam.
What is the Summer Scholars Program?
The Summer Scholars Program was launched this year with a team of faculty who are committed to enculturate interested students into the research experience within their discipline of interest. In addition, these Summer Scholars are attending weekly workshops by UB faculty, staff, and community partners, participating in journal clubs to enhance critical thinking and analytic skills, attending Research in Progress (RIP) meetings led by UB biomedical and biobehavioral faculty, and participating in an academic and professional development series on planning a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest.
School of Arts and Sciences
College of Public and International Affairs
Amanda Petrus, Ph.D.
Stephen Jackowicz, M.Ac.,L.Ac.,Ph.D.
Robert Riggs, Ph.D.
Graduate students and alumni of the UB Health Sciences programs are invited to mix and mingle at this casual get-together! Hear all about what current students are focusing on, and what our alumni have accomplished in their fields.
Register online to reserve your space: http://give.bridgeport.edu/HSMixer2017
Street parking is free after 5:00pm and there is a small lot on the corner of Broad Street and Fairfield Avenue that is open and free after 4:00pm.
Join us as each college/school meets with new undergraduate students. Locations vary as follows:
- Arts & Sciences – Mertens Theater
- Trefz School of Business – Mandeville, Room 104
- College of Public and International Affairs – Carlson, Room 252/253
- Engineering – Dana, Room 123
- Fones School of Dental Hygiene – Health Sciences, Room 404
- School of Nursing – Chiropractic College, Room 100
- SASD – ABC Art Gallery
Students interested in Health Sciences are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.
Graduate programs represented include:
- Chinese Herbology
- Dental Hygiene
- Doctor of Health Sciences
- Naturopathic Medicine
- Physician Assistant
- Traditional Chinese Medicine