Rutgers Day / SOE Open House 2012

On Saturday, April 28th, Rutgers is having its annual Rutgers Day and Engineering Open House. This is a day when all of the Rutgers societies have booths across Busch campus displaying cool things we've done throughout the year and answering questions for prospective students and current students interested in getting more involved.

AEMB will be co-hosting a table with BMES representing biomedical engineering here at Rutgers and we will need at least 2-3 AEMB and BMES members at the table at all times. Volunteering at this event is a great way to bond with your peers and practice communicating effectively to those that are unfamiliar with Rutgers and/or BME. It's really a lot of fun to talk to kids that are really enthusiastic about learning about research and what college is all about.

If you are a member of AEMB, please follow this link to sign up to volunteer. Otherwise, feel free to stop by our booth on the engineering lawn on Busch!

Battle of the Classes - This Friday!

This Friday, April 13th, from 12-3pm is the First Annual Battle of the Classes! Come out and support your class in an epic battle of strength, agility, and knowledge in games including 3-legged race, twinkie eating contest, trivia, and much more! We will also be grilling all afternoon, so come get some free fuel before the games.

When: Friday, April 13th, 12-3pm
Where: BME lawn (in front of BME building)
Cost: FREE


  1. Sophomores
  2. Juniors
  3. Seniors
  4. Graduate Students and Professors


  1. 12-12:30 - Trivia
  2. 12:30-1 - 3 legged race
  3. 1-1:30pm Twinkie Eating
  4. 1:30-2pm - Ping Pong Race
  5. 2-2:30pm - Tug-o-war

Congrats New E-board!

Congratulations to the new E-board for the 2012-2013 school year! Those elected are:

President: Elizabeth Silagi
VP: Muhammod Mustafa
Secretary: Jilian Melamed
Treasurer: Daniel Catarata
Fundraising/PR Chair: Phil Femano
Webmaster: Brian Osler
EGC Rep: Jordana Gilbert

If you are interested in running for EGC Representative, please Contact Us. Otherwise, we're looking forward to a fantastic year with a new e-board with a great deal of leadership experience.

BME Shadow Day - Sign up now!

The annual BME Shadow Day, co-sponsered with BMES, is coming up in just over a week! This event gives any interested undergraduates the opportunity to tour up to three labs in the biomedical engineering deparment at Rutgers, speaking with the professor and graduate students from the lab. It is a great opportunity to get a tour of labs you are interested in joining before making a definite commitment, especially for freshmen and sophomores planning on joining the BME Honors Academy program.

This year, there are eight labs participating and each has up to three time slots between 9am and 12pm on Wednesday, April 11th. It is required to RSVP for this event since space for each tour is limited. Tours will meet in the BME main lobby and free food and refreshments will also be served. Please click here to sign up.


This Thursday, March 29th, starting at noon is the annual BME BBQ! Stop by the front of the BME building for free hamburgers, hotdogs, and veggie burgers! Talk to BMES and AEMB representatives about upcoming events, or even buy one of BMES's new Rutgers BME t-shirts.


Industry Mentorship Program - Deadline Today

The Rutgers School of Engineering Honors Council is composed of all Engineering Honors Societies and members of the Honors Program and is proud to bring you the first ever Industry Mentorship Program!

You are exclusively eligible to partake in the first ever Industry Mentorship Program where you will be paired up with an industry leader. This pair of mentor/mentee will meet ~once every 2 weeks for 8 meetings in a semester at a local cafe or bakery. The mentor will ideally serve as a role model and provide insight into industry as far as how to apply concepts learned in the classrooms to solve real world problems, successful networking techniques, provide a company tour/visit, discuss phone interviewing skills, among other topics of interest.

This is a great opportunity for you to get to know an industry leader on a one on one basis, network with the Vice Presidents and Project Managers of leading companies, and potentially land your dream internship/job.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please fill out the application form by this Thursday February 16th at 11:59 PM. Limited mentors are available, applications will be reviewed by the Honors Council and a decision will be made by Monday, February 20th.

For more information, contact the Rutgers School of Engineering Honors Council at

Resume and Personal Statement Writing Workshop

On Thursday, February 9th, AEMB will be holding a resume and personal statement writing workshop in BME 128 for students applying to summer internships, focused on applications for research and academic positions (summer REU programs, industry research programs, etc.). Staff from Rutgers' Career Services and professors and graduate students from the Biomedical Engineering Department will be give advice. Feel free to stop by with any questions you may have!

Wells H. Keddie Scholarship

The Wells H. Keddie Scholarship is awarded annually in honor of Wells Hamilton Keddie, who was a labor and social justice educator and activist. Professor Emeritus of Labor Studies at Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations, Wells was a stalwart in the Rutgers faculty union, a joint affiliate of the American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers, serving in virtually every leadership capacity, including several terms as President. Wells H. Keddie died suddenly at his home in Piscataway, NJ on April 1, 2006. He is survived by his wife Mary Gibson, daughter Heather S. Keddie, son Hamilton Keddie, brother Douglas Keddie, grandchildren, great grandchildren, grand nieces and grand nephews.

Wells H. Keddie Scholarship Details

The deadline for applying for the 2012 Wells H. Keddie Scholarship will be February 17, 2012.

The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who:

  • is expected to have earned a total of 60-90 credits by June of the semester preceding the fellowship (normally a Junior)
  • is enrolled in any of the Rutgers Undergraduate Colleges
  • combines solid scholarship with social activism

Past winners in biomedical engineering include Madhuri Tirumandas in 2011, James Hughes in 2010, and Stephanie Loh in 2009.

Click here for a flyer, or go to the website for more information.

Industry Mentorship Program

The Honors Council, a council of all engineering honor societies at Rutgers, is planning an Industry Mentorship Program that will match student members of these honor societies with an industry mentor. An industry leader will be paired up with interested students and meet on a regular basis throughout the semester and serve as a role model for the student. It is planned to begin in February 2012. Click "Read More" for more information about this program.

AEMB Wins Society of the Month Award

AEMB has won January 2012's Society of the Month Award from the Rutgers Engineering Governing Council (EGC). We will be featured in the EGC display box and also included in EGC's December/January newsletter. Thanks for everyone's hard work! (Pictured, from left to right: Ian Johnston, AEMB EGC Representative, and Jenna Lo, EGC External Vice President)


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