The GSA is pleased to announce that the NEW BMVS T-shirts are available for sale! This year we are offering both short sleeved for $12.00, long-sleeved for $15.00 and there are over 30 colors to choose from!. Fill out this survey to submit your order, complete with available colors and sizes. The deadline for ordering is Jan. 31st, t-shirts to be delivered in mid-February. Money will be collected at the time of t-shirt delivery by the following people:

Gade Kimsawatde, at CMMID
Courie Cohen, at ILSB
Anne Michalenka, at LifeSci
Becky Jones, at VetMed

Please contact Gade Kimsawatde with any questions/concerns regarding this project!

The BMVS is pleased to announce the beginning of the BMVS Student Mentoring Program. Check out our program proposal . Contact Courie Cohen or Brent Sanford with any questions and/or concerns regarding this program.

Scholarships/Funding opportunities

Graduate Funding Opportunities- http://www.grads.vt.edu/financial/funding_opp/index.html

The Fulbright Application for 2008-2009 is on line for graduate students who plan to apply this coming fall. In order to apply, applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application, hold a bachelor's degree or the equivalents before the beginning date of the grant, not hold a doctoral degree at the time of application, must have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country, and must be in good health. The books are not available in the Honors Office (Hillcrest 137) yet. The local deadline will October 1, 2007. Students apply to one specific country and must make contact with a faculty member in the country who will write a letter of invitation. Address for the application: https://admissions.embark.com.

Contact Barbara Cowles, 231-4591 with questions.

Student Spotlight

If you know of someone who has presented at a meeting, received an award, contributed to their field or community (via teaching, research, service, etc.), or is just an interesting person you feel people should know please send details to Courie Cohen .

Presentation Guides

For help with preparing posters, abstracts, or presentations click on this design guide, review this how-to power point, follow this check list and/or view this sample poster. Many thanks to Dr. Boyle for these references.

Need an announcement posted? Please email details to Courie Cohen

Questions about the BMVS-GSA? Please contact:

Gade Kimsawatde
President BMVS-GSA
Email: gade@vt.edu