Office of Special Academic Programs

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Calendar at Bowdoin College

The semi monthly seminars will take place in Boody Johnson House seminar room (1:30-3:30)The individual meetings and Exit Interviews are by appointment only

2010 Fall Semester Schedule

September 10 Group Meeting
  • Introductions
  • Overview of program policy
  • Review of class schedules & fall calendar
  • Distribution of Tropical Zion by Prof. Alan Wells followed by a short PowerPoint presentation (Fall semester reading assignment)
  • Overview of summer program at Bowdoin (Jr. cohort)
  • Overview of external summer programs (Sr. cohort)
  • Updates
September 23
(in lieu of September 24)
Graduate School 101: Components of a Graduate School Application
Nina Maung-Gaona, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Center for Inclusive Education, The Graduate School, Stony Brook University Bean Class, Visual Arts Center, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
October 1 2011 MMUF application available
October 2
(Depart Friday, October 1)
Northeast Regional Conference at Wesleyan University
Topic: Broader Horizons Through Study Abroad; Bowdoin Panelist: Rory Brinkman
58 Exley Science Center, 9:00am - 2:30pm
October 7 Overview of the Institute of Recruitment of Teachers (IRT), and Graduate School
Boody Johnson Seminar Room, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
October 22 The Importance of a Personal Statement
Desdamona Rios, Consortium for Faculty Diversity Post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Psychology and Gender and Women's Studies
Boody Johnson Seminar Room, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
November 5th Financing Your Graduate School Education
Stephen Joyce, Director of Student Aid
Boody Johnson Seminar Room, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Healthy Living by Michael Arthur, Counseling Services,
Boody Johnson Seminar Room, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
November 19th/20th GRE Workshop: Two day introduction to the GRE general test
David Schaller
Kanbar 107 (1:30pm -5:00pm & 10:00am – 5:00pm)
December 3 Group meeting
MMUF Book Club: A Conversation and Book Signing Series Book Title: Tropical Zion by Allan Wells, Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History
Boody Johnson Seminar Room, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
December 10 Semester progress summaries due