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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of a Temperate Grassland, REU

Primary Institution: Kansas State University
Affiliation: Division of Biology
City: Manhattan
State: KS
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Ecology
Description: Program Features.  The REU Program at Kansas State University has been structured to include activities that will contribute to the professional development of the participants as young scientists.  Features of the program in Summer 2006 will include:

Opportunities to conduct independent ecological research projects under the guidance of top researchers working in conservation biology and grassland ecology.
Credit for a 3-credit college course: Research Seminar in Grassland Ecology.  Tuition and book costs will be covered by the REU program.
Opportunities to present research results at the Student Research Symposium.
Travel and attendance at a national scientific meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Memphis, Tennessee.
A summer stipend of $4000 for the duration of the 10-week program in Summer 2006.
Accomodation for the duration of the program in a furnished apartment.
Access to resources of Kansas State University, including the library, student health center, and recreation center.
Flexible program dates.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Application Deadline: 03/01/2006
Job Website: http://www.ksu.edu/bsanderc/reu

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Gail Wilson
Division of Biology, 232 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Email: gwtw@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-2892
Fax: 785-532-6653