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Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR http://epscorspo.nevada.edu To promote the opportunities and collaborations within science, research, education, and technology for NSHE institutions in Nevada Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:14:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.3 WC-WAVE Fall 2015 Tri-State Meeting http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/wc-wave-fall-2015-tri-state-meeting/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/wc-wave-fall-2015-tri-state-meeting/#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:39:12 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3374 Registration Now Open! ]]> http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/wc-wave-fall-2015-tri-state-meeting/feed/ 0 Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/accepting-applications-for-the-2015-2016-nevada-nasa-space-grant-graduate-fellowship/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/accepting-applications-for-the-2015-2016-nevada-nasa-space-grant-graduate-fellowship/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:01:07 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3266 Space Grant Fellowship Solicitation 2015-2016_Page_12015-2016 Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship Opportunity

Who is eligible? U.S. citizens who are full-time Masters or PhD students enrolled in (or admitted to) a full-time graduate degree program at UNLV or UNR. The degree program should be related to science and technology, which includes, but is not limited to, aeronautics, space science, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, STEM education and other related fields.

Potential Project Areas: Students engaged in any area of science technology, engineering or math (STEM) are encouraged to apply; however, fields specifically related to unmanned aerial systems, aeronautics (including high altitude balloon projects), planetary geology, astrochemistry, astrophysics, astrobiology, biodiversity/biology, new satellite data systems, remote sensing, sustainability, agricultural science, climate change, hydrological impacts under a changing climate, and STEM education are of particular interest.

Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2015, 5pm PST

Fellowship Amount: $21,000 per year.

Award Period: October 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016

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Scholarship and Faculty Announcements Coming Soon!

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May-June 2015 EPSCoR Highlights “Now Available” http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/may-june-2015-epscor-highlights-now-available/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/may-june-2015-epscor-highlights-now-available/#respond Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:10:59 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3200 EPSCoR_Highlights_May-June_15_Page_1The May-June 2015 EPSCoR Highlights is now available!

In this Issue:

-Washoe County Student Engineering Team Comes in Third at 2015 NASA Rover Challenge

-NASA EPSCoR Hosts 2015 Annual Meeting

-Annual EPSCoR/IDeA States Coalition Meeting in Washington, D.C.

-Robin Gonzales Meets with Senator Reid’s Office

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Logo Contest http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/logo-contest/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/logo-contest/#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:46:15 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3173 Sample Design

Sample Design

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Team

Entry Deadline: 8/21/15

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Team is hosting a logo contest and your ideas are wanted on how to best represent both science and images from the stratosphere, using high altitude balloons, during a total solar eclipse.


Please submit your entry through the Nevada Space Grant Consortium Office at nvspacegrant@nshe.nevada.edu.

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Congratulations Steven DelaCruz http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/congratulations-steven-delacruz/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/congratulations-steven-delacruz/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 21:33:46 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3157

University of Nevada, Reno’s 2015 Herz Gold Medalist

Steven DelaCruz was named the 2015 Herz Gold Medal recipient. The Herz Gold Medal is presented to the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average.

DelaCruz graduated from Canyon Springs High School in Las Vegas.  In May, he graduated from UNR with a bachelor’s of science degree in chemical engineering and minors in renewable energy, statistics and chemistry.

DelaCruz conducted undergraduate research with his mentor, Dr. Vaidyanathan Subramanian, through an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nevada Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program.

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Congratulations Dr. Vaidyanathan Subramanian http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/congratulations-dr-vaidyanathan-subramanian/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/congratulations-dr-vaidyanathan-subramanian/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 21:26:43 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3146 Subramanian-mainUniversity of Nevada, Reno’s 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor
The University of Nevada, Reno honors Dr. Vaidyanathan Subramanian with the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor award.

Dr. Subramanian mentors and provides undergraduate research experiences with support from several awards, including multiple Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nevada Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program. Dedicated and engaged mentors like Dr. Subramanian is how these programs enhance the recruitment and retention of undergraduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines.

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CUR Releases New Publication with Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/cur-releases-new-publication-with-community-college-undergraduate-research-initiative/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/cur-releases-new-publication-with-community-college-undergraduate-research-initiative/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 21:23:51 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3143 CCR_CCRFINAL_reduced_size_Page_01Council on Undergraduate Research and the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) have published a report on undergraduate research from the perspective of community college faculty and students. The report contains essays by faculty and students from within the CCURI network.

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Call for nominations for the 2016 PAESMEM http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/nominations-now-open-for-the-2016-paesmem-award/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/nominations-now-open-for-the-2016-paesmem-award/#respond Mon, 18 May 2015 18:46:40 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=3069 PAESMEM 2016 Nomination FlyerCall for Nominations for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
Nomination materials due on or before June 19, 2015

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation seek nominations of individuals and organizations that have demonstrated at least five years of excellence in mentoring students, trainees, and/or early career scientists and engineers from groups that are underrepresented in STEM, including women, people with disabilities, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, as well as individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds and some geographic regions (i.e. urban and rural).

Anyone can nominate an individual or organization and self-nominations are accepted. Technical assistance webinars are available during May and June.  Webinar registration available at https://nsf.webex.com browse PAESMEM

Nomination forms www.nsf.gov/PAESMEM.  Send questions to:  PAESMEM@nsf.gov

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March-April 2015 Highlights Now Available http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/march-april-2015-highlights-now-available/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/march-april-2015-highlights-now-available/#respond Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:42:49 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=2837 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/march-april-2015-highlights-now-available/feed/ 0 Nevada NASA EPSCoR RID Request for Proposals http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/nevada-nasa-epscor-rid-request-for-proposals/ http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/nevada-nasa-epscor-rid-request-for-proposals/#respond Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:20:41 +0000 http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/?p=2835 Nevada NASA EPSCoR
Research Infrastructure Development (RID)
Seed Grant Proposals

Submission Date:  July 15, 2015 before 11:59pm PDT

The Nevada NASA EPSCoR office seeks to award funding for the purpose of building scientific expertise, building research infrastructure and strengthening collaborations between NSHE personnel, Industry, and NASA centers. The programmatic aim is to further engage and utilize Nevada’s unique resources and talent for enhancing greater scientific discovery, developing new technologies, and educating students to fulfill the nation’s need for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as they pertain to NASA’s research and exploration enterprises. The request for funds may be based on potential outcomes from prior workshops/meetings with NASA Personnel and must produce at least one proposal that targets explicit NASA solicitations or missions.

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