Welcome to CEGSS
A Baylor Biology CMHD and EEO Graduate Student Society
Discover our Resources
There is a lot to explore on this site, so let us give you a hand.
Learn about CEGSS
Check out our About page to learn about the group, and our History page to learn how we were founded.
View our grad school guides
The Bio Department Handbook is good for logistics on classes, qualifying exams, and defending.
The CEGSS Handbook is a general survival guide to living in Waco. It covers everything from housing to restaurants to personal care and more!
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Surviving and Thriving
Are you soon-to-start or within the first weeks of starting grad school? Read the First Weeks guide.
Read the CEGSS handbook for tips and tricks of living in Waco and ways to get involved.
Remember that self-care is always important. Take a look at our Health and Wellness Resources.
Need health insurance? Read more here.
Once you’ve started school, it can be hard to feel successful. Check out some tips here.
Feeling like you’re pinching pennies? Snag some extra cash by proctoring here.
Find Ways to get involved
get in touch
Reserve a time for peer review at one of our meetings.
Do you have something you’d like included in the monthly Newsletter? Send it here.
Do you have a suggestion for a Speaker for a seminar or event? Let us know!
For those new to baylor
check out our guides
Click below to view our New Student and International Student Guides
April 26, 2016
CEGSS General Meeting
10.00 am - 11.00am
May 6, 2019
CEGSS Biology Symposium
8.30 am - 3.30pm
Jan 14 - May 2, 2019
Monday - Thursday
10.00 am - 12.00pm
11.30 am - 1.30 pm
Location: Pinewood Coffee Bar
Jan 14 - May 2, 2019
Grant Writing Group
8.15 am - 10.00 am
Come hear Dr. Matthew Baker talk about his research on socio-ecological characterizations of Baltimore's urban woodlands. Seminar starts at 3:35 pm in BSB B.110 today, April 5. Stop by ahead of time for coffee and treats at the Reception at 2:55 pm located in the 2nd...
Polling closes at 5pm TODAY (3/29)!
Come hear Dr. Dedmer van de Waal talk about his research on the biological stoichiometry of cyanobacterial toxicity. Seminar starts at 3:35 pm in BSB B.110 on March 29. Stop by ahead of time for coffee and treats at the Reception at 2:55 pm located in the 2nd flood,...
URSA Scholars Week is fast approaching and needs your help. They are looking for two judges for each poster. Judging positions are open to Biology Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students. To volunteer, click the link below to sign up for 3-4 posters.
Come hear Dr. Wendy Olivas talk about her research on the role of Puf proteins in mRNA decay and its connection to Parkinson's Disease. Seminar starts at 3:35 pm in BSB B.110 on March 22. Stop by ahead of time for coffee and treats at the Reception at 2:55...
The Baylor Department of Wellness is putting on a Wellness Fair tomorrow, March 6 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Student Union Building (SUB). The event will include free dental screenings, vision screenings, blood pressure checks, free giveaways from different...
This week we have two prospective hires visiting for the Global Change position, Dr. Stephen Powers and Dr. Tom Neeson. They will both be giving a seminar over their work, and both will have graduate students lunches happening over the week. Please mark your calendars...
Come hear Dr. Susan Scwinning talk about her research on the water relationship between trees and karst (limestone landscapes). Seminar starts at 3:35 pm in BSB B.110 on March 1. Stop by ahead of time at the reception at 2:55 pm in the 2nd flood A-wing elevator...
Brittany Perrotta, a Ph.D. Candidate from the Biology Department, will be presenting on her research as a part of the WISE Graduate Student speaker series this month. She presents on Tuesday, February 26 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in BSB C.206. All faculty, staff and...
This second part in the Website Building Workshop series offers a more in-depth conversation about the ins and outs of building a website, how to get it to show up on Google, and the best strategies to get the best bang for your buck. Also… free food and coffee....
learn more about us
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