A&T undergraduates with an interest in research will have a chance next week to explore summer opportunities and graduate schools and to practice their presentation skills.
The university’s research training programs are collaborating to host the first MORE-STEM Fair (Maximizing Opportunities in REsearch promotes interest in Science Technology Engineering and Math Careers).
The event will be held Tuesday, October 2nd, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Barnes Hall auditorium. It will highlight summer research program and graduate school opportunities, with these institutions represented:
- Baylor University,
- Duke University,
- Emory University,
- Johns Hopkins University,
- National Institutes of Health
- University of Maryland Baltimore County,
- University of Massachusetts,
- University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill,
- University of North Texas,
- Virginia Commonwealth University, and
- Wake Forest University.
On Wednesday, October 3rd, students in the research training programs will present their scientific posters from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Atrium of Barnes Hall.
A&T’s research training programs are the:
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP Talent-21),
- Integrative Biomathematical Learning Enhancement Network for Diversity (iBlend)
- Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC),
- N.C. Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP), and
- Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE).
For further information, contact John Patterson, Department of Biology, 336 285-4000.