GBI and UNR to Offer Ten-Week Research Experience for Undergraduates, June 7 – August 13, 2010—Apply by March 8th for this Great Summer Opportunity
Are you a full-time student who will have junior or senior status by Fall 2010? Are you majoring in environmental studies, natural resources, biology, ecology, hydrology, resource economics, or statistics? Does working in the scenic eastern Sierra Nevada watershed, with renowned University of Nevada, Reno research faculty, on real-world environmental conservation projects, sound exciting to you?
“The Best Summer of My Life”: Undergraduates Research Environmental Issues Facing the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin
A summer 2009 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) grant from the National Science Foundation brought together twelve students selected from around the nation to work with an interdisciplinary team of UNR professors, researchers, and GBI staff on issues ranging from the Asian clams invading Lake Tahoe to differing perceptions of wildfire risk in Nevada communities.