[FUN_Mail] Repeat - REU at PUIs

Jared Young jyoung at mills.edu
Fri Jan 29 13:40:49 EST 2016

I've added it to the Internship list on the FUN website. Congratulations!

On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 5:42 AM, Amy Jo Stavnezer via FUN_Mail <
fun_mail at lists.funfaculty.org> wrote:

> Hi again — the links to our website and application got messed up in that
> last post.  Here it is again with corrections, apologies:
> Good morning all,
> I am so excited to let you know about a new Research Experience for
> Undergraduates (REU) Collaborative award, funded by the National Science
> Foundation, to The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, Ohio Wesleyan
> University, Delaware, OH, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, and Earlham College,
> Richmond, IN.  It will support 16 students for 9 weeks during the summers
> of 2016-2018.  Undergraduate participants will receive a stipend of $4,725
> in addition to housing, meal and travel allowances.  This summer we will
> meet between May 16th and July 15th.
> For more information: http://goo.gl/xNvuGL
> This REU unites the successful neuroscience undergraduate research
> programs of four predominately undergraduate institutions in Northern Ohio
> and Eastern Indiana. The REU consists of four research teams, one per
> partner institution, each with four students and two faculty mentors for a
> nine-week summer REU. Each group will focus on a separate research project
> from a faculty mentor’s area of expertise. Participants will work on
> challenging, authentic research questions and learn methods, skills and
> content to succeed in their research endeavors at their home institutions.
> In addition, during biweekly consortium meetings, participants will learn
> methods, skills and content on research methods being used at the partner
> institutions.
> Participants will also engage in discussion on their projects, learn about
> the progress of their peers, network with other students, hear about career
> opportunities in academe and industry, develop ethical and responsible
> research conduct strategies and improve CV, cover letter and interview
> skills during the weekly consortium meetings that will bring the research
> groups together in-person and virtually. Students will present their
> findings at a research symposium at the conclusion of the program.
> Apply by March 11 at: http://apply.interfolio.com/33724
> Questions?  Contact: Dr. Amy Jo Stavnezer, The College of Wooster,
> ajstavnezer at wooster.edu<mailto:ajstavnezer at wooster.edu>, or Dr. Jennifer
> R. Yates, Ohio Wesleyan University, jryates at owu.edu<mailto:jryates at owu.edu
> >.
> Please share this with your students and colleagues.
> Best,
> Amy Jo
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Jared Young
Associate Professor, Biology
Mills College
Oakland CA 94613

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