December 2011 Archives


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Purpose: To support non-destructive research in the natural sciences, with emphasis on conservation ecology focused on species, communities, ecosystems and ecosystem services, or human ecology in semiarid grassland, savanna, and riparian areas of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan ecoregions; research proposals within the earth sciences are also encouraged. Applications that propose nondestructive, non-invasive research at and around the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society ( will be especially welcome.

Amount: $2000 per fellowship, which is considered to cover costs of the study, including room,
board, transportation, and minor equipment. Payment will be made directly to successful

International Internships LLC Offering Two Summer Sessions

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This year, International Internships LLC is offering two Summer Sessions and we have two corresponding deadlines.  More information about all of our programs is available at

Summer Session #1:
Starts June 2nd
Deadline January 1st

Summer Session #2
Starts June 16th
Deadline January 16th

CDS International and AIPT Summer Internship Program in Germany

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Cultural Vistas (formerly CDS International and AIPT) has extended the deadline for the Summer Internship Program in Germany until Saturday, December 31, 2011.
This program provides an opportunity for students at U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to gain international work experience, improve German language skills, and experience German culture firsthand from late-May through August 2012. Internship placements are available in a variety of fields, including, but not limited to business, economics, engineering, finance, German studies, international relations, IT, media/communications, non-profit sector and tourism.

For detailed information and application materials, please visit our website at:

Village Capital and the Monterey Institute of International Studies are offering a unique training and field program offered in 2012. While the original deadline has passed, we have two new field placements in Cape Town and Mumbai that are still open. Interested participants (current students, alumni, and career-changers) should apply at Generous scholarships are available.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

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Washington,  DC. Fellowships usable at 27 national organizations active in policy, research, education, advocacy.

Up to 8 Scoville Fellowships awarded annually.

Active mentoring and networking from distinguished Board of Directors and former fellows.

$2,400 per month salary plus benefits. Scoville Fellow alumni now lead NGOs, hold senior positions on Capitol Hill, State Department, private foundations, and other influential jobs in peace, security, and environmental security.

The Scoville Peace Fellowship is among the most prestigious fellowships in the nation for peace and security: eligibility includes strong academic record and recommendations, excellent writing, activism, advocacy or civic engagement, initiative.

Areas of interest: international relations, political science, conflict or peace studies, national security, environmental studies, or honors and other interdisciplinary programs that relate to securing a more peaceful and just world.

APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2012, DUE January 13, 2012. See:

Whitaker International Program Establishes New Undergraduate Program

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NEW YORK, NY, December 12, 2011--The Whitaker International Program, administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE),  is launching the Whitaker International Undergraduate Program for students enrolled in an undergraduate biomedical engineering or bioengineering degree program.  The application will be made available early January 2012 for the first round of grants which will be for Fall/Academic Year 2012-13.
Rice University is now accepting applications for the 2012 NanoJapan:
International Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Generously supported by an NSF Partnerships for International Research
& Education (NSF-PIRE) grant, the program seeks to cultivate interest
in nanotechnology among young U.S. undergraduate students, especially
those from underrepresented groups, and encourages such students to
pursue graduate study and academic research in the physical
sciences.Recognized as a model for international education programs
for science and engineering students, NanoJapan will provide U.S.
undergraduates with structured research opportunities in Japanese
university laboratories with Japanese mentors focused on the study of
THz dynamics of nanostructures.

SMART Scholarship (Deadline December 15)

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The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

Students pursuing degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply:
• Biosciences
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemistry
• Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
• Computer and Computational Science
• Geosciences
• Industrial and Systems Engineering 
(technical tracks only)
• Information Sciences
• Oceanography
• Physics

The SMART Scholarship will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide unique opportunities for students to work upon graduation as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. A comprehensive list of facilities can be found on the SMART website:

SMART Scholars receive:

·         Full tuition to any accredited U.S. university

·         A very generous stipend while in school ranging from $25,000 - $41,000 per year

·         Book allowance - $1,000

·         Health insurance contribution

·         Paid Summer internships

·         A job placement at a participating Department of Defense facility. Scholars commit to one year working for every academic year of funding.

For more information, please visit  The application deadline is December 15, 2011

Join Us for Kwanzaa 2011

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Saturday, December 10, 2011
3:30 p.m.
HUB Ohio Room

Share in the friendly celebration of Kwanzaa...Food, Entertainment, Community, Culture etc.

If you can bring a dish to share we will appreciate it....if not able to bring anything, just bring yourself, family, friends

Hosted by the African American Cultural Center

Slippery Rock Invites You: Summer Job and Internship Fair

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February, 21, 2012, 12:00-2:00 PM (Common Hour)

Location : University Union

Cost: There is no charge for employers to attend this event
Registration: Please register at
Students from Slippery Rock University and surrounding colleges are invited to attend this event which welcomes corporations, camps and conferences seeking to identify potential summer interns and employees.


Never done before, CFHI is offering scholarships for summer programs, our busiest time of the year. These four (4) partial scholarships in the amount of US $1,000 may be awarded towards participation in any May & June 2012 CFHI Global Health Education Program. One scholarship will be designated for CFHI's Opthalmology Rotation in New Delhi, India program and one designated for CFHI's Dental Program in Quito, Ecuador.  All interested in global health are encouraged to apply. Deadline January 16th , 2012.  For more details see CFHI's Scholarship Page.

The Computer Science Department, in collaboration with the Institute of Information Assurance at IUP, is proud to announce the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program for 201.

DoD IA Scholarship Program Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

December Fine Arts Event with Dr. Berlin

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Dr. Berlin will attend the two Menotti operettas: The Old Maid and the Thief and The Telephone on Sunday, December 4, in Waller Hall Mainstage at 2:00 p.m. (tickets are $9 with I-Card and are available at the HUB ticket office). Students attending this event should assemble by 1:30 p.m. in front of Whitmyre or in the vestibule, depending on the weather.

Undergraduate Scholars Forum

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Call for Submissions

Seventh Annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Deadline for Proposal Submission is 5:00 p.m. February 24, 2012

The Undergraduate Scholars Forum provides all undergraduate students with an opportunity for scholarly development by presenting their original research, scholarly activities, teacher work samples, or creative endeavors. Conference participation is designed to foster scholarship and collegiality among undergraduate students and faculty members and to provide a forum for undergraduate students to discuss their academic work with a community of scholars.

Pembroke-King's Programme

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The Pembroke-King's Programme (PKP) offers an exceptional opportunity for outstanding undergraduates to experience Cambridge student life over eight weeks, the length of a regular undergraduate term. Many of the students on this programme have traditionally come from leading US universities, but since 2010 Pembroke has welcomed applications from students at universities around world.

Coro Fellows Program

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The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.

TOST to Perform "It Runs in the Family"

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The TOST ensemble will be performing the play "It Runs in the Family"  this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in Pratt Auditorium.  Proceeds benefit charity. 

CHC/McNair Career Workshop 2012

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So you want a sensible and effective strategy for being admitted to a top tier graduate program but fear you may not be completely prepared. Perhaps you are looking for a job in a tight market, or maybe you just don't want to end up living in your parents' basement? Then you need to plan to attend the 2012 CHC/McNair Career Workshop on May 14-16 (9-4:30 pm) with Donald Asher.

Honors College Holiday Party Invitation

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Dr. Goebel is hosting a party for all Cook Honors College students at her home on Tuesday, December 13th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM at 1003 Church Street.  Please join us for a much needed end of the semester break. 

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