March 1, 2010

Develop Waterfall Fire teaching materials

Summer Scholarship Opportunity for Students

WNC Chemistry Professor Mike Sady and Dr. Jay Arnone of the Desert Research Institute are looking for students to work with this summer. The project goal is to provide K-12 Spanish language educational materials and curriculum utilizing the Waterfall Fire Interpretive Trail on the WNC Carson City campus.

The project is part of the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) for Climate Change Research.

Full-time undergraduate students studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics or a journalism, political science or education major with major interests in science or technology are eligible to apply. Students who are chosen will receive a scholarship from the National Science Foundation and mentorship by Professor Sady and Dr. Arnone.

Professor Sady is available to answer questions about the research project - 782-2413. For information and scholarship qualifications: http://www.nevada.edu/epscor/nsf-overview.html. A

ll application materials must be submitted by Monday, March 1.

Press Release: February 5, 2010

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