Author Archives: Nicole Veilleux

World of Chemistry Lecture: “How and Why Science is Important to Art”

Professor Henry DePhillips, Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Trinity College, will give a lecture on “How and Why Science is Important to Art” in Sunderland Dana Auditorium to the CHEM 0101: World of Chemistry class taught by Professor Sunhee Choi, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm in Dana Auditorium.

New ADEA Participating Schools for the 2020 Cycle!

When the ADEA AADSAS® (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) application “soft opens” on May 14, two new dental schools will join the 2020 cycle: University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry.

A total of 69 U.S. and Canadian dental schools now participate in ADEA AADSAS. Plan ahead to get your application ready for submission on June 4. This extra time lifts the pressure to submit same-day!

Read more updates on their website.

Internship Opportunity with ADEA Educational Pathways

The ADEA Educational Pathways department—the gateway to dental education—is looking for a 2019 summer intern.

The Educational Pathways Department is an essential resource for students interested in careers in the dental professions, students in dental education programs, counselors, health professions advisors, admissions officers and dental educators.

The ADEA Educational Pathways student internship offers a unique opportunity to learn about ADEA’s four centralized application services and support various recruitment programs and initiatives, including ADEA GoDental, the website for individuals interested in dentistry and dental hygiene. This internship is designed to help increase students’ interest in the dental professions. Visit the ADEA Enrichment Calendar for more information about the internship application process.

An applicant must be:

  • A student currently enrolled in a two-year community college program or a four-year undergraduate program.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in dentistry or dental hygiene.
  • Willing to work in Washington, DC, from May – August 2019.  
  • Able to work a standard 35-hour week (7 hours/day). ADEA is flexible in the arrangement of the five-week commitment during the specified time.

Learn more on their website. Deadline is May 7.

Research Assistant in Neuropsychology with BU’s Alzeimer Disease Center Digital Health Project

Position available: Research Assistant in neuropsychology with Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Digital Health project.

This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision.

The primary responsibility will be assisting in the management of the Precision Brain Health Monitoring research program. The studies are centered on cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)/chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and involve technology integration into research methods and analytic tools including natural language processing (NLP).

In addition to testing participants and helping manage all aspects related to executing the study protocol, responsibilities will also include helping with administrative demands such as hiring and supervision of temporary employees and student interns.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, some experience in research and willingness to work non-traditional hours. Only those available for face-to-face interviews will be considered. Two year commitment is strongly preferred. Benefits include those offered to all full-time Boston University employees (see http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/why-work-at-bu/benefits-summary/ for details).

If interested, please send resumes to DigiTechBU@gmail.com.

Here’s How Google Knows in Less Than 5 Minutes if Someone Is a Great Leader


After years of study, Google uses a few simple questions to identify the company’s best leaders.

We tell students to look for an internship/job where they will find a good mentor and leader. That is sometimes hard to quantify, so we thought Google’s leadership questions may be a good place to start! You can tweak these questions to ask during your interview.

Since leadership is more art than science, how can you objectively determine if someone is a great leader? Google has spent considerable time and effort trying to answer this very question. It makes sense that one of the most analytical companies in the world puts some of its analytical horsepower into determining how great teams are built and led. Over time, the company identified the key behaviors of its best team managers.

Read the full Inc. article by Jeff Haden here.

Alumni Posting – Research Associate at Affinivax

From Peter Dykeman-Bermingham ‘18.5:

Affinivax, a Cambridge, MA based vaccine development startup, is looking to hire a Research Associate for its development team. Your role would further the development of their novel vaccine platform through in vivo testing.

A successful candidate should have experience working with mouse models as well as all the other good stuff that Middlebury teaches you along the way!

Please reach out for additional information, with any questions, or with a resume you’d like me to pass along. My email is peter.dykemanbermingham@affinivax.com.