[ugrads] Fwd: Nebraska - Summer Research Program

Fred J. Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Thu Jan 19 15:18:43 CST 2012

Dear undergrads,

If you are in your second or third year here, you should be thinking about the possibility of summer research.  Talk to your profs.  There are a lot of opportunities.  You may also wish to look at a collection of sites at 


Best regards,

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> From: Graduate Studies <graduate at unl.edu>
> Subject: Nebraska - Summer Research Program
> Date: January 18, 2012 4:45:36 PM CST
> To: Fred Hickernell <hickernell at iit.edu>
> Reply-To: Graduate Studies {'NEBRASKA#4063_2615_23628431'} <graduate at unl.edu>
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> Dear Professor Hickernell:
> I am writing to request your help in identifying undergraduate students who are interested in a summer research experience. Our faculty has been impressed with the quality of students at your institution and I hope you will encourage your students to consider applying to the 2012 Nebraska Summer Research Program. 
> Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on our website at http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/. Students can also find information about program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses and more.
> Summer 2012 programs include:
> Applied Mathematics
> Bioenergy Systems
> Biomedical Engineering
> Chemistry
> Nanomaterials and Nanoscience
> Optics and Laser Physics
> Redox Biology and Biochemistry
> Virology
> During the Nebraska Summer Research Program, students receive first-hand exposure to research and the experiences of graduate school. They work closely with faculty mentors and research teams of graduate students and other summer scholars. Students also have opportunities to participate in meaningful social and professional development activities outside of the laboratory.
> Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review begins Wednesday, February 15 and all applications are due Monday, March 1. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.
> Please feel free to forward this to your students or to download our flyer to post. If you or your students have questions, please feel free to contact me directly.
> Sincerely, 
> Justina Clark
> Summer Research Program Director
> Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
> University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Office of Graduate Studies
> justinaclark.graduate at unl.edu
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Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
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