Undergrads: Research event next week highlights summer and graduate school opportunities

2012 MORE-STEM Fair Flier

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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.

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