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# President: Write up agenda on wiki, run meeting
# President: Write up agenda on wiki, run meeting
# Secretary: Take minutes on wiki
# Secretary: Take minutes on wiki
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# Treasurer: Meet with Cathy Green to go over current funds, set up budget
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# Treasurer: Meet with Cathy Greene to go over current funds, set up budget
# VP: Helps president with day-to-day activities, in charge of the BE FPOP
# VP: Helps president with day-to-day activities, in charge of the BE FPOP
# BE lists: besb-11, besb-12, besb-13, besb-14 (Cathy will approve messages)
# BE lists: besb-11, besb-12, besb-13, besb-14 (Cathy will approve messages)
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#* Contact Fraenkel to sort out the details, BEUB sponsorship and publicity
#* Contact Fraenkel to sort out the details, BEUB sponsorship and publicity
# Grad School Panel (April)
# Grad School Panel (April)
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#* Get a panel of BE grad students and 2010 seniors who just finished
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#* Get a panel of BE grad students and 2011 seniors who just finished
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#* grad contract Bryan Owens (Anne will know who to contact)
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#* grad board contact Bryan Owens
# Med School Panel
# Med School Panel
#* Joint with BE-BMES?
#* Joint with BE-BMES?
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#* get faculty from similar majors (20, 10, 7, 5, 3) to discuss the differences
#* get faculty from similar majors (20, 10, 7, 5, 3) to discuss the differences
#* should be done before freshmen declare majors
#* should be done before freshmen declare majors
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# Goodbye Dinner for Seniors in May (Kevin can take care of this if necessary)
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# Goodbye Dinner for Seniors in May  
# Curriculum Meetings
# Curriculum Meetings
#* Contact Scott Manalis about when these will be held and if the BEUB can do anything to help
#* Contact Scott Manalis about when these will be held and if the BEUB can do anything to help
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#* Talk with Dan Darling about acquiring an internship
#* Talk with Dan Darling about acquiring an internship
# Elections: you know how this works
# Elections: you know how this works
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# BE FAQ for High School Students
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#* Requested by Prof. Griffith to respond to high school students asking for interviews from faculty
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#* Anne has set up a draft page [http://openwetware.org/wiki/Undergraduate_BE_Board:BE_FAQ here]
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#* It's been forwarded to Linda for comments, and will eventually be put up permanently on the MIT BE page.

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BE UG Board Transitional Meeting
2/12/12
Maseeh Hall Lobby
11pm

BEUB Organization Overview.

Mission:

  • To represent the undergraduate's interests to the BE faculty
  • To create a community of students within the major
  • To organize social and Academic Events for BE undergrads
  • To identify and disseminate resources for choosing courses, finding UROPs, and learning about life (careers/grad school/med school) after MIT

General Introduction:

  1. Wiki: http://openwetware.org/wiki/Undergraduate_BE_Board
  2. Frequencies of meeting: Usually twice a month (doodle for time/space)
  3. President: Write up agenda on wiki, run meeting
  4. Secretary: Take minutes on wiki
  5. Treasurer: Meet with Cathy Greene to go over current funds, set up budget
  6. VP: Helps president with day-to-day activities, in charge of the BE FPOP
  7. BE lists: besb-11, besb-12, besb-13, besb-14 (Cathy will approve messages)
  8. Our mailing lists:
    • busybeboard@mit.edu - all course 20's who wish to be updated about BEUB
    • busybeboard-ug-exec@Mit.edu - all undergrad exec members
    • busybeboard-exec@Mit.edu - Exec + faculty sponsors
    • Gmail account: busybeboard@gmail.com
  9. Lounge
    • in charge of ordering things for the lounge, get requests from students
    • Office Combo -- 9146... IT'S A SEKRET.
  10. Be Admin events
    • help out Scott, Natalie, Cathy, and Dan at info sessions during registration
    • Activities Midway for Orientation and CPW
  11. Contact Scott Manalis, Linda Griffith, and Natalie Kuldell to introduce yourselves

Events

  1. Associate Advising
    • Get a list of Advisors from Cathy Greene
    • Recruit Juniors to volunteer to be AA's
    • Match them up and make sure people get reimbursed, etc.
  2. Study breaks (normally each class gets one after some bug project/test); should be 1 per class per semester at least
    • Plan as early as possible, and assign responsibilities
    • Also, we have been getting requests for more mixers between classes, just fyi
  3. BE Merch & Stuff
    • Need to order new t-shirts and mugs
    • Other merch ideas? (pens, sweatpants, travel mugs, flip flops, etc)
    • New t-shirt design?
  4. Fraenkel's UROP Research Contest
    • Contact Fraenkel to sort out the details, BEUB sponsorship and publicity
  5. Grad School Panel (April)
    • Get a panel of BE grad students and 2011 seniors who just finished
    • grad board contact Bryan Owens
  6. Med School Panel
    • Joint with BE-BMES?
    • Talk with Professor Griffith to get ideas
  7. Open house event for Freshmen
    • Joint with BE-BMES last year
    • get faculty from similar majors (20, 10, 7, 5, 3) to discuss the differences
    • should be done before freshmen declare majors
  8. Goodbye Dinner for Seniors in May
  9. Curriculum Meetings
    • Contact Scott Manalis about when these will be held and if the BEUB can do anything to help
  10. BE FPOP!
    • Ask Yuan/Anne if you guys need help
    • Recruit counselors EARLY
    • This MUST happen this year. Last year meant a 2-year commitment
  11. Faculty Grad School Talk
    • Usually Scott Manalis leads this talk in the spring
    • More of timing/financials of grad school
  12. Internship Information Session
    • Talk with Dan Darling about acquiring an internship
  13. Elections: you know how this works
  14. BE FAQ for High School Students
    • Requested by Prof. Griffith to respond to high school students asking for interviews from faculty
    • Anne has set up a draft page here
    • It's been forwarded to Linda for comments, and will eventually be put up permanently on the MIT BE page.
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