School of Natural Resources and Environment

Conservation Ecology

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.

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02/03/2015
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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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Posted: 
01/30/2015
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Diana Woodworth

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 PM on 14 April 2015

PURPOSE: The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories. The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S.
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Posted: 
01/22/2015
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Diana Woodworth

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 March 2015

PURPOSE: The Chrysalis Scholarship provides degree-completion funding for women geoscience graduate students whose education has been significantly interrupted by life circumstances.

ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must be a student who has contributed and will continue to contribute to both the geosciences and the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths.

AWARD: Up to $2,000.
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