School of Natural Resources and Environment

Conservation Ecology

Posted: 
03/13/2015
Contact Name: 
Diana Woodworth

SNRE APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6 April 2015

PURPOSE: The Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship is intended to speed the process of completing the dissertation. Except in unusual cases, they should be awarded to students who are at the writing stage of the dissertation. This will permit candidates to work full-time on the final stages of their dissertations.
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Posted: 
03/12/2015
Contact Name: 
Diana Woodworth

PURPOSE: This award provides the selected student an opportunity to travel anywhere in the world to work on a photographic exploration and documentation project with the goal of promoting world cultural understanding or environmental awareness. The awardee has until the end of the following academic year to complete the project. Students make arrangements for a venue for the culminating exhibition.
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CILER summer fellowships

The Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER) announces the 2015 Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows Program. The Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program exposes students to a broad range of fields and provides an exciting opportunity for students to conduct research in the Great Lakes region under the mentorship of a researcher or working professional. This program is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL), with additional positions funded through external grants at CILER. 

Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard

The University of Michigan recently released a study analyzing the real impacts of raising Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard - the policy mandating the percentage of the state’s electric generation capacity that must be provided by renewable power. The study, sponsored by the University of Michigan Energy Institute, analyzes several scenarios, detailing the changes to different power generation sources such as coal and natural gas, the environmental benefits to the state, and the associated costs under each.

Posted: 
02/03/2015
Contact Name: 
Diana Woodworth

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Noon on 2 March 2015

PURPOSE: GTCs collaborate with CRLT on activities designed to promote excellence in graduate student teaching across the University. By working with CRLT, you will have a unique opportunity to help advance teaching and learning across the university while continuing your own development as an instructor.
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