Program: The Ole Miss Physical chemistry Research Program seeks applicants for a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2014. Ten students who have completed their freshman year of college and who have not yet graduated can participate fully in the Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Research Program activities and work on a research project under the direction of a faculty advisor. Student participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, a housing and meal plan for ten weeks, and travel assistance.
Program: UT Knoxville’s Department Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology invites undergraduate science students to apply for hands-on summer research opportunities. Those selected will experience a paid introduction to cutting-edge research in the broad area of “Sensing and Signaling”—the analysis of how signals are perceived and transduced in biological systems. Funded from NSF award DBI-1156744.
Program: NOAA and the Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant Consortium invite post-masters students from diverse disciplines who are interested in state-level coastal issues to apply for 2-year paid fellowships. Selected finalists will be placed with state coastal resource agencies in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Florida, New Jersey, or Puerto Rico, where they will work on projects related to coastal management.
The University Research Board has approved Mandatory Grant Management Education and Training for all UM faculty and staff who serve as Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs on sponsored grants and contracts. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is preparing training modules to be offered as Blackboard courses to all current PIs and Co-PIs.
MS Senate Resolution No. 7 created a Highway and Transportation Task Force to "study revenue and expenditures necessary to develop and maintain an adequeate highway transportation system in Mississippi". If you have input, comments, or thoughts that you would like to share with the task force, please share them with IHL's representative to the task force, Dr.