|2009 Press Releases &
Internal Center News Bulletin
Attendance at the upcoming 13th Annual GC&E Conference, June 23-25, 2009, in College Park, Md., is expected to reach 400 attendees or more. This is THE premier meeting of the year for scientists, engineers, and corporate leaders engaged in the business of sustainability. If you can only attend one meeting on sustainability, this should be your top choice. We urge you to make your plans now to attend this year's conference.
Abstracts Submission deadline: Feb. 13, 2009
The Raleigh News and Observer has named Prof. Joseph M. DeSimone "Tar Heel of the Year for 2008". This marks the 12th year in which an exemplary North Carolinian has been so honored. This was their first selection of a scientist. Prof. DeSimone's selection highlights the importance of our universities to the future of North Carolina.
It is that time of year! the attached information from the National Science Foundation is for any students or former students who may be considering undergrad summer research and/or applying to graduate school. For additional details click here.FOR UNDERGRADUATES:
Paid Summer 2009 Undergrad Research Placements!!!
FOR THOSE CONSIDERING GRAD SCHOOL in 2009:
Opportunities at over 150 colleges and universities
Professional Development and Support: Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP): see www.agep.us
For Financial Support in New Interdisciplinary PHD Programs Graduate School IGERT Opportunities: www.igert.org
IGERT programs provide generous stipend ($30,000 per year) and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation.
We would be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide you and your students with assistance in looking into and applying to these programs.
I hope you have had a good fall semester and look forward to a happy holiday season!