05/20/2011 1st Bonfire at Picnic Point
The BME-GSA had the first bonfire of the year at a firepit right on the lake. It was loads of fun but don't worry because if you missed it, there will more coming up this summer. Pictures to come...
04/13/2011 Financial Planning
The BME GSA hosted "Planning for Your Financial Future." It covered budgeting concepts, saving philosophies, credit basics and how to get started on the right financial foot as you go through school and start a professional career. This session was led by a financial specialist from UW Credit Union. When: April 13th at 4 pm in ECB room 1045.
RSVP- Happy Hour at the WID on April 1st
The GSA hosted a Happy Hour Friday, April 1st, 5:00 PM at the new Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
03/03/2011 Tax Night
In the midst of tax season the Graduate Engineering Research Scholars (GERS) have set up a tax night with Betty from H&R block and they have graciously invited us to join them. Betty will give a short presentation about tax preparation and rules/exemptions pertinent to graduate students followed by a Q&A session. So if you have any questions regarding tax preparation please come join us.
When: Wednesday, March 2 at 5:00PM Where: ME3127
Visit Weekend 2011
The UW BME VISIT WEEKEND was Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5! We have a lot of exciting events planned for the weekend.
Thursday: Students get picked up from airport. Dinner at Frida's at 7:00pm. Meet at Hotel and walk over
Friday night: Dinner at 7:00 at the Double Tree Hotel (Johnson and Marion St). After dinner, going out on State St and/or to the comedy club.
Saturday: Lunch/WIMR tours. Meet at WIMR in conference room 5001A at 12NOON. We will be giving a tour of WIMR and answering student's questions. Lunch will be provided. Dinner at Chautara at 5:00. After dinner, going to UW-Colorado College hockey game. After the hockey game we will be going to the Essenhaus.
02/17/2011 - BME Potluck and Chili Cookoff
Following the success of last year's potluck, the GSA hosted another spring potluck and chili cook off!
BME Picnic 2010
Every year, the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association (BME-GSA) holds a Picnic in the Fall. Last year there was kickball, bag toss, beer, BBQ, lots of other food, and tons of hanging out. It's a great chance to meet everyone from the Department in an excellent social gathering.