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Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Deadline Extended

The 51st annual Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference will be held at The University of Tennessee Martin, February 8-9th. The last day to submit an abstract or register for SURC 2019 is January 15th. Please forward to any interested students and faculty at your institution. Also, when registering you have the option to reserve a recruitment table if interested. 
 
Our keynote speaker is New York Times best-selling author, Sam Kean. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Mental Floss, Slate, Psychology Today, and The New Scientist. He has also published four books which discuss scientific discoveries in a narrative style: The Disappearing Spoon, Caesar's Last Breath, The Violinist's Thumb and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons. 
 
Sam Kean will speak Friday evening with a book signing to follow. Student presentations and posters will take place Saturday, February 9th.
 
Please visit http://surc2019.org for all other information. If you have any questions, please contact surc2019@gmail.com.

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NSF REU in Nanoscience/Nanoengineering at Vanderbilt University

The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) brings ten students each summer to campus to work closely with VINSE faculty on research projects in cutting edge areas of nanoscale science and engineering.  This summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program.  Participation in the program provides students with a true interdisciplinary research experience in an environment where physicists, chemists, biologists, and all engineers collaboratively solve problems and create new scientific understanding. Weekly lunchtime meetings are held for all faculty and students that cover topics ranging from ethics and the responsible conduct of research to demystifying graduate school and the GRE examination. Each student works directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and has access to the VINSE laboratories, which are shared facilities available to all authorized users. Furthermore, the Vanderbilt campus is just one mile from downtown Nashville, which is one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan mid-sized cities in the United States.   

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Columbia University Summer 2019 Materials Research REU Program

Columbia University 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 
Summer 2019
 
PAS3  supports outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year in a ten-week collaborative REU program between Columbia and City College of New York. Topics of research encompass two interdisciplinary research groups studying materials composed of atomically precise low-dimensional building blocks: two-dimensional atomic sheets and zero-dimensional molecular clusters.
  

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Association for Women in Science WV Spring Opportunities

Welcome to 2019! Here are a few AWIS-WV announcements for the new year:
 
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) 2019 will be held at WVU Tech on Saturday, March 30, 2019. We are looking for volunteers (individual or groups) to lead hands-on workshops for middle school-aged girls. The workshops should be STEM related, but the content is entirely up to you. Please let me know if you are interested in volunteering and submit your workshop ideas by February 15th. If you would like more information regarding this event, please feel free to contact jamie.mccall@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-293-4263.
 
Van Liere Research Conference: The 54th Van Liere Research Conference will be March 21 & 22, 2019 at the WVU Health Sciences Campus. This is an opportunity for undergraduates, professional program students, graduate students, residents, fellows, and postdoctoral researchers to present their research. The posters are judged by faculty and winners are chosen from each category. Deadline to submit an abstract is February 15, 2019 (5:00PM) 2019 Van Liere Research Conference REGISTRATION. AWIS-WV Chapter will have a booth at the event. Please consider stopping by to see us and to support the students presenting their work.

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City Internships

Our Global Accelerator Programs in Paris, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco are filling very quickly, and I anticipate there will be no places remaining after the New Year. As such, I would like to take the opportunity to ask interested students to apply sooner rather than later.

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