by Rebecca Freeman Director of Undergraduate Studies, EES
As competition for graduate school admission increases, we have come to realize that it is increasingly important for our top undergraduates in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences to have research experience before they graduate. With the generous (and we hope, ongoing) support of our alumni we have recently awarded the first round of the “Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellowships.” We hope to be able to award at least one or two every semester and summer session.
Even before the launch of this new internally-funded program, our undergraduates have been busy in the lab and in the field.
Sean Bemis’ NSF-funded research group has incorporated undergraduate researchers every