Individual Chapter Ideas

Chapter Meeting Ideas

  • Guest speakers at lunch time.
  • Tour local biomedical companies.
  • Group discussion of select JBMR articles.
  • Group discussion of topics of interest. Some topics include:
    • How to get started with research
    • How to do proficient literature search
    • How to create multimedia presentations
  • Maintain a departmental biomaterials library for student use (journal and books donated by faculty, JBMR complimentary subscription).
  • "Biomaterials Open-House" for elementary, middle and secondary school students.

 

Chapter Fundraising Ideas

  • "Student Work Day" - Students may be hired by faculty and staff to do various academic, research, or other related work.
  • Have members work at athletic games or other university events.
  • Sales of premium and fundraising products.
  • Chapter makes contact with the community through philanthropy programs. For example:
    • Canned food drive 
    • Holiday events
    • Recycling
    • Habitat for Humanity

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Dr. Laurencin is the first surgeon in history to be elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Inventors