[ugrads] Fwd: NEBRASKA - Summer Research Opportunities

Fred J. Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Fri Feb 3 11:19:40 CST 2006

Dear students,

This may interest you.  Note that the deadline for applications is in  
less than 2 weeks.  If you are interested, you may wish to talk to  
Prof. Pelsmajer or myself.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Graduate Admissions <graduate at unl.edu>
> Date: February 3, 2006 10:18:59 AM CST
> To: Fred Hickernell <hickernell at iit.edu>
> Subject: NEBRASKA - Summer Research Opportunities
> Reply-To: "Graduate Admissions {'NEBRASKA#1324_650_4299539'}"  
> <graduate at unl.edu>
> Professor Fred Hickernell
> Applied Mathematics Department Chair
> The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies is  
> proud to announce the 2006 Summer Research Program. The Summer  
> Research Program (SRP) offers outstanding undergraduates from  
> groups historically underrepresented in graduate education first- 
> hand exposure to the experiences of graduate school and faculty  
> life by placing them with faculty whose work is closely related to  
> their academic interests and career goals.
> SRP Scholars work under faculty mentorship as part of a research  
> team that may include graduate students, research scientists, and  
> other program students. During the eight-week program, from June 5  
> - August 4, Scholars will master important research skills and  
> contribute to projects that are a vital part of the academic  
> experience and a foundation for advanced study, helping them  
> prepare for future graduate work. Program participants receive a  
> $3,500 stipend, travel expenses to and from Lincoln, room and board  
> for 8 weeks, and the opportunity to travel with their faculty  
> member to a research conference.
> Although many campuses host this kind of program, our curriculum  
> has several unique features that we feel will make a more  
> meaningful learning experience for our participants. We invite you  
> to explore our website at http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/ and see  
> for yourself the Nebraska difference.
> Applications are currently available and are due no later than  
> February 15, 2006. We hope you will encourage your undergraduate  
> students to consider joining us this summer!
> If you have any questions about the Summer Research Program or need  
> any additional information, do not hesitate to contact me directly.  
> I would be happy to assist you or your students in any way that I can.
> Best regards,
> Michelle Howell
> Director of Graduate Recruitment and Summer Research Program Director
> University of Nebraska-Lincoln
> michellehowell.graduate at unl.edu
> Office of Graduate Studies
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Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
E1 Bdg Rm 208, 10 West 32nd Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Email: fred at math.iit.edu, Web: www.iit.edu/~hickerne
Office Phone: 1 312 567 8983, Office Fax: 1 312 567 3135
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