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2022 Application Deadline EXTENDED!!

March 14, 2022

Due to a mistaken information regarding the application deadline, we are EXTENDING the 2022 Beckman Scholars Program Application Deadline to this coming FRIDAY, MARCH 18th, at 11:59 P.M.! Please see the Apply tab for all application instructions. Good luck!

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2022 BSP Application Info Session Recording is Available

Feb. 18, 2022

If you were unable to attend the 2022 Beckman Scholars Program information session on Wednesday, Feb. 16th, you can watch the video recording here . A CU Boulder IdentiKey is required to log in to Zoom. If you have additional questions about the program or application, you may email us...

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Information Session for 2022 Beckman Scholars Program Applicants

Feb. 11, 2022

On Wednesday , February 16th at 6:00 pm. we will hold an (approximately 1 hr.) information session for prospective applicants via Zoom : You MUST log in through your CU Boulder account identikey/password

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BSP Info Session Recording Available

March 22, 2021

A recording of last week's information session for prospective Beckman Scholar Program applicants is now available under the Apply menu.

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Zoom Information Session for 2021 Beckman Scholars Program Applicants

March 16, 2021

On Thursday , March 18th at 5:30 pm. we will hold an (approximately 1 hr.) information session for prospective applicants via Zoom : You MUST log in through your CU Boulder account identikey/password

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Leslie Leinwand Garners Outstanding Mentor Honorable Mention

April 1, 2020

Congratulations to Beckman Scholars Program Mentor Leslie Leinwand, a Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental BIology, who has received an Honorable Mention as a 2020 CU Boulder Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor. Professor Leinwand was nominated by MCDB student, and Beckman Scholar , Molly Madden. Molly wrote, in part, in her...

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March 12, 2020

Because of campus disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are extending the 2020 Beckman Scholars Program application deadline to Monday, March 23rd at midnight. In addition, we will conduct all finalist interviews virtually, using Zoom, FaceTime, or another video conferencing application. Stay safe and healthy, everybody!

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Neuroscience Club is all about the brain

March 12, 2020

The brain is a wondrous and still-mysterious organ. Despite advances in research, questions about the brain remain unanswered. To help students understand the complexities of the brain and its intricate functioning, the CU Neuroscience Club connects students with peers, professors and professionals in an informal and interactive environment. Read More

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What rodents can teach us about love

Feb. 17, 2020

Zoe Donaldson remembers the boy who broke her heart years ago. “I was desperately in love because I was a teenager and I had very little perspective,” she laughed. “It made me realize just sort of the depth of emotion that we’re capable of as human beings.” Donaldson doesn’t want...

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Logan Collins Creates Neuroengineering Timeline

Feb. 12, 2020

Recent Beckman Scholar and CU Boulder MCDB/Neurosciences graduate, Logan Collins , has created a wonderful historical timeline on the web: Global Highlights in Neurotechnology, Connectomics, and Brain Simulation: 2005 to 2019 . Check it out for a great perspective on how far this field has come in just the past...