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Interdiscipilinary PAID Summer Opportunity

"Hands-On, Minds-On" Understanding & Preventing Violence

The "Hands-On, Minds-On" research experience for undergraduates (REU) brings together faculty and staff from a variety of different disciplines, departments, and offices at Virginia Tech. Ten students will be selected from national four-year colleges and universities and within the Virginia Community College System to participate in a 10-week National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.


Participants will:

* Have both a "hands-on" as well as a "minds-on" set of experiences, designed to immerse students in a variety of engaging ways in the research process and to begin the development of a research identity.

* Develop a strong understanding of interdisciplinary research

* Become part of a collaborative research community

* Receive $5,000 stipend, free housing (with three meals per day) on campus and travel support to/from Virginia Tech

* Have access to the library, computers, and recreational facilities

2013 Program dates: Tues May 28th - Fri Aug 2nd, 2013

Apply for the 2013 Program: http://www.uri.clahs.vt.edu/NSFREU/2013application.pdf

Applications are due by 5pm on January 25th, 2012.

For more information on summer research opportunities, go to http://umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/myMajorResearchOUE.html

and click on your major.


For help in getting started in research or scholarship in any field, go to http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/research/workshops.html

Posted: October 22, 2012, 12:20 PM