Oportunidad de Verano 2007-Texas

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Several faculty at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have recently been funded by the National Science Foundation under an International Polar Year (IPY) grant for their education project: IPY-Research and Educational Opportunities in Antarctica for Minorities (IPY-ROAM). IPY-ROAM offers successful applicants a novel and life-changing opportunity to learn more about the Polar Regions and travel to Antarctica over the 2007-08 winter break where they will acquire first hand experience in field-based research and Antarctic system science. Applications are requested from 15 undergraduate students, 5 graduate students, and 5 high school teachers to participate in this program – IPY-ROAM. Applicants must be from US institutions and can be interested in multiple disciplines, including terrestrial ecology, marine biology, geosciences, policy, education and outreach. A full description of the IPY-ROAM program, including application forms is available at www.ipyroam.org . Review of applications will begin on May 1st 2007. Contact Person Vanessa L. Lougheed, Ph.D. Assistant Professor The University of Texas at El Paso Dept. of Biological Sciences 500 W University Ave. El Paso, TX 79968 Office: 915-747-6887 Lab: 915-747-5005 Fax: 915-747-5808 E-mail: vlougheed@utep.edu