2016 Departmental Summer Elementary - High School Programs

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Exploration of Science and Math in Technology

2016 Departmental Summer

Elementary - High School Programs

http://www.ncat.edu/academics/outreach/sumcp/index.html

Aggie Enrichment Camp

Grades: 1st – 12th

Program Date: June 20 – August 5, 2016

Program Director: Pat White (whitep@ncat.edu) Carolyn Strachan (cstrach@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-334-7810

Registration Deadline: Please register two weeks before camp date Program Cost: $175 per week

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/outreach/sumcp/index.html

Program Description: The Aggie Enrichment Camps provide opportunities for youth to explore future careers, discover hidden talents and excel in academics. The objective of the Aggie Enrichment Camps at North Carolina A&T State University is to provide enrichment activities and promote interdisciplinary learning experiences for elementary, middle and high school students throughout the summer. Parents and campers have the opportunity to choose from many programs and attend one or several camps.

The Aggie Enrichment Camps is a full-day program that starts June 20 through August 5, 2016. Camp hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm.

The cost of each camp is $175 per including lunch.

Grades: Rising 8th -12th grade students Program Date(s) to Choose From: 2016 Session 1: June 20th - 24th (Day Camp) Session 2: July 11th - 15th (Day Camp) Session 3: July 25th - 29th (Day Camp)

Program Directors: Paul Campbell (pcampbel@ncat.edu) / 336-285-3095 / and Brittany Allen

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Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/sot/summer-camp/index.html Location: Campus of North Carolina A&T State University; Smith Hall (School of Technology Building)

Online Registration/Payment:CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION Participation Fee: $195

**Discount for Siblings**

Required Forms (Must Be Read & Signed in order for Teen to be allowed to participate): Click Here (PDF)

Program Description:

This is a one week, summer program that encourages, explore and introduces the principles of critical thinking, asking good questions, observation and exploration towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) areas.

Our Objective:

- Create excitement, and dispel negative misconceptions, about STEM. - Connect STEM to learners’ own interests and experiences.

- Offer hands-on exposure to STEM content.

- Demonstrate the relevance of STEM by connecting it to world problems and real-world work.

- Create excitement about career opportunities that require a strong STEM background. Students will be engaged in several activities for the week that involves hands-on projects, a field trip, guest speakers and campus tours. Our areas of topics for this year includes;

 Computer Systems Technology (Coding, Operating Systems, Raspberry Pi, and other devices)

 Graphic Design (Autocad, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator, & Fireworks)

This is a Day Camp (8am – 5pm) that is non-residential. Space is limited; therefore, any forms and/or deposits received after deadline dates will be considered by date priority and

availability. All forms and final payments should be received by deadline dates. Camp Hours: 8am – 5pm

Lunch and Snacks are Included. Refund Policy

- If ESMT Camp must cancel a camp - 100% refund

- Withdrawals up to 2 weeks before the start of the program – full refund, less $25 administrative fee

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- Switching between ESMT camp weeks is allowed based on availability

Refund requests must be made in writing to Pat White (whitep@ncat.edu) by the mentioned deadlines to be granted. Requests after this time will ONLY be considered in extreme

circumstances such as accident or death in the family or illness with doctor’s note stating that the youth cannot participate.

Summer Exploration College Program

Grade: High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Program Dates: July 10 – 16, 2016 or July 23 – 30, 2016 Time: Residential

Program Director: Pat White email: whitep@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: Payment balance due by June 30, 2016 Program Cost: $2,350 (Payment plan available)

Registration Link: http://ncat.gosignmeup.com/secp2016

Program Description: Challenge yourself academically and experience college life with our one-week non-credit residential summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Summer Exploration Program students also participate in a college admissions and financial aid workshops that provides insight into the college application and FAFSA processes, and how to search for scholarships.

STEM ACTIVATED!

Grade: Middle School Girls

Program Dates: June 20 – 24, 2016 and July 11 – 15, 2016

Program Director: Dr. Andrea Ofori-Boadu Email: andreao@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: May 5, 2016

Registration Contact: Pat White (336) 334-7810 Email: whitep@ncat.edu

Program Cost: $ Registration Link:

https://ncat.gosignmeup.com/dev_students.asp?action=browse&main=School+of+Technology &sub1=Summer+Youth+Programs&misc=734

Program Description: This STEM ACTIVATED! Day Summer Camp is for middle-school girls who are interested in technology and engineering careers. STEM ACTIVATED (Ask, Critically-think, Test, Innovate, Verify, Analyze,

Team-Up, Explain and Document) camp activities will equip campers with the 21st

century skills necessary to successfully create new structures like skyscrapers and improve existing technologies like make solar panels more efficient. STEM

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in space, building newspaper/ popsicle towers, using the Sketchup software for graphic design and delivering public presentations. These exciting experiences will inspire a lifetime of learning and enhance campers’ desire to make our world a better place. Highlights will include a field trip to the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro - the first LEED platinum (green) hotel in the United States.

Scholarships are available to qualifying middle-school girls.

Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

Ages: Rising High School Juniors and Seniors Program Dates: July 10 – 15, 2016

Program Director: Dr. Ronald Campbell (campber@ncat.edu) Phone: 336-334-7581

Registration Deadline: June 23, 2016 Application:Click here for application

Requirements: Participants should be rising high school juniors or seniors and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Program Cost: No Cost (Sponsored by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Program Description: This is a week-long residentialprogram designed to provide ethnic minority high school students with early exposure to career opportunities in accounting, finance and other business-related fields. ACAP provides hands-on learning experiences enhanced with a company tour. A series of classes will introduce students to business curricula, business

experiences and tips for success from professional business leaders.

Aggie STEM Minority Male Maker Program

Grades: Rising 6th -8th grade students Director: Ms. Shawn R. Tuck

Coordinator: Ms. Marquita McCulley

Location: Campus of North Carolina A&T State University;School of Technology

(Smith Hall)

For more detailed information please contact us at asmmm@ncat.edu or (336) 334-7757.

Program Description:

This one week hands-on technology, application development, 3D printing and robotics camp is designed for rising 6th through 8th grade male students.

Participants will be engaged in the area of technology, and math projects that drive technology. Students will be immersed in technology laboratories with Application

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Development, 3D Printing, Robotics and Technology faculty, exploring the latest technological trends. Students will engage in the exploration of Technology. Program Focus Areas:

 App Development  3D Printing  Robotics

 Personal Development

P.U.S.H. (Preparation of Underclassmen for Science and Healthcare)

Ages: Rising 9th Grade

Date: TBA

Director: Dr. Tanya Pinder (tapinder@ncat.edu) or Dr. Ginger Redd

(gppowe@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-285-2249

Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must be U.S. citizens or have

appropriate visa. To be eligible to attend PUSH, an applicant must be a rising 9th grade student. Applicants must have an intent on pursuing a career in science or medicine. Applicants must have earned a grade of B or better in Science and Math courses. A copy of final report is required.

Registration Deadline: TBA Applicants will be notified of candidate selection via

email no later than TBA.

Program Cost: TBA

Program Description: The primary goal for P.U.S.H. (Preparation of Underclassmen

for Science and Healthcare) program is to give participants an introductory “minds‐

on” and “hands‐on” experience in a variety of science based subjects. This is a two

week day camp designed for rising 9th grade students who are interested in pursuing health careers, math and science. The camp will focus on introducing students to various health careers in a higher education setting while making learning fun and enjoyable. The students will participate in classes to reinforce their science and math skills at the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University. The faculty will also provide an overview of Chemistry and its rich history. The students will have meals, classes, mentoring and activities on campus to keep them engaged all day from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be a few field trips during the week that are sure to engage the students in hands‐on

activities. N.C. A&T faculty involved in PUSH are: Dr. Ginger Redd (Department of Chemistry) and Dr. Tanya Pinder (Department of Chemistry). Mrs. Patricia

Parrish, Coordinator of the Office of Health careers and Workforce Diversity at Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC), serves as the consultant for the PUSH program. The PUSH program is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program. *** LUNCH & SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED

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Advancing Mathematics and Science Skills Program (AMASS)

Program Date: July 10 – 22, 2016 Program Director: Dr. Margaret Kanipes, Interim Chair, Chemistry Department

and Dr. Faye Spencer Maor, Chair, Department of English (Mrs. Sharon Wellman, Program Coordinator)

Phone: 336.285. 2357 - Ms. Sharon Wellman Registration Deadline: May 1, 2016

Requirements: Rising high school juniors and seniors (in Fall 2016) GPA of 2.8 or

higher

Program Cost: $150

Program Objectives:

 Live on campus for two weeks SAT preparation in Mathematics, Reading and Writing Workshops in test taking skills and college applications

 Scientific exploration projects integrating mathematics in the study of scientific problems

 Individual Academic/Career Planning receive coaching in goal setting for high school, undergraduate, graduate and career planning

 Networking with like-minded students

Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL)

Ages: 16 – 18 (Rising High School Seniors) Program Date: June 12 – 17, 2016

Program Director: Dr. Antoine J. Alston – Director (alstona@ncat.edu), Ms. Brenda Searcy (bjsearcy@ncat.edu) – Main Contact

Phone: 336-285-4818 or 336-285-4820 Registration Deadline: April 15, 2016

Requirements: Participants must be rising high school seniors and North Carolina

residents.

Program Cost: No Cost (Sponsored by The North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation)

Website:

http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/futurestudents/summer_hs.html Program Description: This is a week-long residential program for high school students interested in the industry of agriculture and environmental sciences, with emphasis on career opportunities, emerging technology, citizenship and leadership development.

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Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

Grades: Rising Juniors and Seniors Program Date: June 19 – July 15, 2016 Program Director: Kishaa James Phone: 336-285-4798

Registration Deadline: February 29, 2016 post mark date

Requirements: Interest in School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Program Cost: $25.00 application fee (non-refundable)

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/futurestudents/summer_hs.html

Program Description: RAP is a four-week residential program for current or rising high school juniors and seniors. Its main objective is to stimulate interest in agriscience professions, including: biological engineering/ biotechnology/

business and economics/ child development/ fashion and apparel/ food product development/ horticulture/ landscape architecture/ nutrition/ teaching/ veterinary science, and many more.

Summer Sessions for High School Students (Non-residential)

Grades: Completion of sophomore year Program Date: June 25 – July 31, 2015

Program Director: Office of Summer Sessions Phone: 336-334-7810

Eligibility Requirements:

 Completion of sophomore year

 Two written recommendation letters on school letterhead from high school core teachers (Math, English, Science or Social Studies)

 Recommendation letter from school counselor for consideration of enrollment as a non-degree seeking student

 Currently enrolled in a high school and in good academic standing

Application Deadline: June 22, 2015 Registration Fee: Application fee $45.00

Cost of course(s): To review course offerings and cost, please visit

www.ncat.edu/acadamic/outreach.com and select Summer Sessions.

Program Description: Get a head start on your career. Attend North Carolina A&T State University second session and earn up to seven hours of college credit, preview college courses and expectations, learn to navigate the campus, enjoy smaller classes and more.

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2016 Summer High School Transportation Institute

Grades: Rising Junior or Senior in high school for the 2016-17 school year Program Date: June 29 - August 5, 2016

Program Director: Deborah Underwood, tele. 334-7745 Program Coordinator: Carletta Dudley, 285-3300

Registration Information: www.ncat.edu/business/traninst

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a

4.0 scale, an interest in transportation or civil engineering as a college major and a commitment to attend the entire 5 ½ week program.

Program Cost: N/A

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/sbe/transportation%20institute/index.html

Program Description: The Summer High School Transportation (STI) is a unique concept that creates an awareness of the attractive career choices and opportunities existing within the transportation industry. The STI commuter program is headquartered at the Transportation Institute of the School of Business and Economics. The Institute provides high school students with opportunities to interact with transportation professionals and to discuss theory and practice in a classroom setting and on weekly field trips. Each participant receives a weekly stipend and a college-level course, tuition free. Participants will be selected for the STI based on their academic achievement, expression of interest in transportation as a possible career choice and written recommendations from the student’s high school counselor and at least one teacher.

N.C. A&T Sports Camps

Program Description: NC A&T Aggies Sports Camps provide opportunities for athletes of all ages to develop their skills in a fun, sportsmanlike environment. In addition to fundamental instruction, campers will be exposed to sport specific strategies and will have the chance to meet new people. Our goal as a Department is to offer sports camps that challenge athletes and

promote individual improvement that will eventually lead to athletic success. Please visit: http://www.ncataggiessportscamps.com/ for more information and to register.

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Greensboro Area Health Education Center, partnering with North Carolina A&T State University Department of Chemistry

Grades: Rising 9th Grade

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. Tanya Pinder (tapinder@ncat.edu) or Dr. Ginger Redd (gppowe@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-285-2249

Eligibility Requirements: Must be an admitted freshman for Fall 2015 and a NC

resident with at least a 2.5 high school GPA and an SAT score between 800 and 850 or an ACT score of 17 or 18

Application Deadline: Open until filled Registration Fee: TBA

Program Description: The primary goal for P.U.S.H. (Preparation of

Underclassmen for Science and Healthcare) program is to give participants an introductory “minds‐on” and “hands‐on” experience in a variety of science based

subjects. This is a two week day camp designed for rising 9th grade students who are interested in pursuing health careers, math and science. The camp will focus on introducing students to various health careers in a higher education setting while making learning fun and enjoyable. The students will participate in classes to reinforce their science and math skills at the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University. The faculty will also provide an overview of Chemistry and its rich history. The students will have meals, classes, mentoring and activities on campus to keep them engaged all day from 7:30 to 5:30. There will be a few field trips during the week that are sure to engage the students in hands‐

on activities. N.C. A&T faculty involved in PUSH are: Dr. Ginger Redd (Department of Chemistry) and Dr. Tanya Pinder (Department of Chemistry). Mrs. Patricia Parrish, Coordinator of the Office of Health careers and Workforce Diversity at Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC), serves as the consultant for the PUSH program. The PUSH program is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program.

*** LUNCH & SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED.

STEM Computer Applications STEM careers

Grades: Middle and High School Program Date: June 20 – 24 Contact: Patricia White Phone: 336-334-7810 Cost: $180.00

Program Description: The purpose of this camp is to promote early awareness and interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related careers, while encouraging innovation, teamwork, competition and ethical

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leadership.

Through hands on activities, students will design and develop electronic documents, formulas, graphs, presentations, and models using computer applications such as Google Sketch Up, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power Point. The camp will also include a field trip to a LEED certified 'green' building and a competition/awards program to recognize students for outstanding computer skills, innovation, teamwork, and ethical leadership.

Young Scholars

Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials Summer 2016 (NSF ERC-RMB YS Summer 2016)

Grades: rising juniors and seniors

Program Date: June 27th to August 5th (6 weeks)

Program Director: Vernal G. Alford, ERC-RMB YS Coordinator Phone: 336.285.2443

Email: vga3@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: March 4, 2016

Requirements: 1. Rising high school juniors or seniors with excellent grades

particularly in science and mathematics

2. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only

Program Cost: None (Stipend provided)

Website: http://erc.ncat.edu/?q=collegeeducation

Program Description:

The Young Scholars Program is a six-week commuter program sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center: Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials. During the summer, the Young Scholars Program operates concurrently with the center’s REU and RET programs. In a paid mentored-research experience, these Young Scholars, high school students (11th and 12th graders), have access to research facilities.

The participants are expected to fully attend the activities of the program. The students conduct engineering research under the guidance of a faculty mentor and graduate students in teams, primarily with teachers and undergraduate students. The scholars produce weekly reflections and biweekly newsletters that highlight participants and program activities. They involve themselves in weekly briefings to provide continuous feedback to the program coordinator. The participants undergo safety training as well as pre- and post-program assessments. They attend professional development seminars, workshops and related field trips.

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Other deliverables include individual oral presentations, 8-minute summaries of their summer research followed by question and answer periods. Participants work with their research teams to produce research posters that compete for awards. The application materials are available on our website which includes:

Announcement Flyer, Application Form, and Professional Reference Form. The applicant must also include: 300- 500 word essay, : “How the Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials will advance my future

academic and professional plans” ; Official transcript sent by mail from the

institution(s) you are attending; one reference form and letter from appropriate personnel at your academic institution. Scanned PDF documents are accepted. Notification of award will be sent by April 1, 2016.

Departmental Programs for High School

Seniors/Undergraduate

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Metallic Biomaterials Summer 2016 (NSF ERC-RMB REU Summer 2016) Ages: 18+

Program Date: June 13th to August 5th (8 weeks)

Program Director: Dr. DeRome O. Dunn, ERC-RMB REU Coordinator Phone: 336.285.3741

Registration Deadline: February 29, 2016

Requirements: 1. Rising freshmen to seniors from accredited 2-year or 4 year

academic institutions

2. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only

Program Cost: None (Stipend provided)

Website: http://erc.ncat.edu/?q=collegeeducation

Program Description:

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) allows students to gain experience in leading edge research in the Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB) REU site at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s, NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Areas of research include: Craniofacial and Orthopedic Applications, Cardiovascular Devices, and Responsive Biosensors for Implants.

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This program has the following program attributes.

 Paid mentored research experience

 Possible housing available in the NC A&T SU residence halls

 Possible travel allowance to/from the REU site

 Lecture series, workshops and social activities.

The application materials are available on our website which includes:

Announcement Flyer, Application Form, and Professional Reference Form. The applicant must also include: ~ 500 word essay, “How a summer research experience performing biomaterials-related research fits into and advances my future academic and professional plans;” Current resume; Official transcript sent by mail from the institution(s) you are attending; two reference forms and letters from references at your academic institution. Scanned PDF documents are accepted. Notifications of award will be sent after March 21, 2016.

TRiO Upward Bound

Grades: Rising High School Freshman Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Judy Wilson Phone: 336.285.3823

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: Must apply and be accepted into the Upward Bound Program.

Must attend Dudley, Smith or Andrews High School

Program Cost: Free

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/student-affairs/student-services/trio/upwardbound/

Program Description: Upward Bound is a federal TRiO program, funded by the United States Department of Education. The purpose of Upward Bound is to generate in the participants the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school, and enter and graduate from a post-secondary education program. Upward Bound operates in three components: An Academic Program, Summer Program and a Bridge Program.

Sophomore Immersion Program in Research and Academics

(SIPRA)

Ages: Undergraduate NCA&T Students Only (Sophomore status Fall 2015) Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. Goldie S. Byrd, Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

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Phone: 336.285. 2357- Mrs. Sharon Wellman, Director of Student Research or

336.285-2164- Ms. Dana Taylor, Program Coordinator

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: 1) Sophomore at NCA&T for fall 2015 semester 2) Declared

major in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics or Psychology 3) GPA of 2.8 or higher

Program Cost: TBA

Website: (www.rise@ncat.edu )

Program Objectives:

 Preparatory courses in pre-calculus II and pre-organic chemistry  Rigorous training in scientific writing and oral presentation

 Workshops that introduce biomedical research skills and methodologies  Personalized research mentor-matching

 Active engagement in faculty mentored research

 Development of your Individual Academic/Career Plan- receive undergraduate, graduate and career guidance

 Participation in a mini-symposium with opportunity to present your summer research

Attractive stipend

Summer 2016 Pre-Matriculation Program

Grades: Graduating High School Senior Program Date: June 30 – August 3, 2016

Program Director: Dr. Goldie S. Byrd, Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

and Dr. Margaret Kanipes, Interim Chair, Chemistry Department

Contact Phone #: 336.285. 2357 Mrs. Sharon Wellman or by email

scwellma@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: May 10, 2016 Requirements:

1) Graduating high school senior accepted to NCA&T 2) Declared major in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics or Psychology 3) GPA of 3.0 or higher

Program Cost: $100.00 registration fee Program Objectives:

• Live on campus for five weeks and enjoy a program experience with education, exploration of STEM careers and cultural immersion to A&T campus life

• Credit for chemistry 103 and mathematics 103 or 104 courses • Explore careers in science through seminars and career talks • Receive training in scientific writing and oral presentation

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• Gain exclusive access to biomedical laboratories and network with leading scientist

• Engage in developing an Individual Academic/Career Plan - receiving coaching in goal-setting for undergraduate, graduate and career planning

• Network with like-minded students

For an application: ncat-rise.com or email scwellma@ncat.edu

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Metallic Biomaterials Summer 2015 (NSF ERC-RMB REU Summer 2015) Ages: 18+

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. DeRome O. Dunn, ERC-RMB REU Coordinator Phone: 336.285.3741

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: 1. Rising freshmen to seniors from accredited 2-year or 4 year

academic institutions

2. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only

Program Cost: TBA

Website: http://erc.ncat.edu/?q=collegeeducation Program Description:

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) allows students to gain experience in leading edge research in the Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB) REU site at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s, NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Areas of research include: Craniofacial and Orthopedic Applications, Cardiovascular Devices, and Responsive Biosensors for Implants.

This program has the following program attributes.

 Paid mentored research experience

 Possible housing available in the NC A&T SU residence halls

 Possible travel allowance to/from the REU site

 Lecture series, workshops and social activities.

The application materials are available on our website which includes:

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applicant must also include: ~ 500 word essay, “How a summer research experience performing biomaterials-related research fits into and advances my future academic and professional plans;” Current resume; Official transcript sent by mail from the institution(s) you are attending; two reference forms and letters from references at your academic institution. Scanned PDF documents are accepted.

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