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

SFB News

Design and test new polymers with clinical uses in mind, urge Nicholas A. Peppas and Ali Khademhosseini.