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Tentative Schedule of 2014 REU Student Activities

Week 1, May 19 - 25

Monday: Complete attitude survey, meet with faculty mentors.  Report to research areas where they will spend the rest of the week, except for two hours on Wednesday for a group lunch.

Tuesday: introductory talks by PI’s and faculty on the REU program and major research areas.  Tours of research labs and the ISU campus.  

Wednesday: Group lunch meeting. Students will be encouraged to discuss their work and experiences.

Week 2, May 26 - 30

Monday - Friday is spent in the respective research areas, except for one hour on Wednesday for the lunch meeting.

Weeks 3 - 5, June 2 - 20

Monday - Friday: research projects plus faculty lectures at 11:00 am and lunch meetings on Wednesdays.

Saturday, June 7: White water rafting on the Salmon River.

Week 6, June 23 - 27

Monday - Friday: research projects (no Wednesday lunch meeting or lecture).

Thursday & Friday: Short PowerPoint presentations by students on their research.

Week 7, June 30 - 30

Monday - Thursday: research projects plus Wednesday lecture and lunch meeting.

Friday, July 4:  Afternoon at the park + fireworks!

Week 8, July 7 - 11

Monday - Wednesday: research projects (no Wednesday lunch meeting or lecture).

Friday: Leave for a 3-day trip to Yellowstone National Park.

Week 9, July 14 - 18

Monday - Friday: research projects (no Wednesday lunch meeting or lecture).

Week 10, July 21 - 25

Monday - Thursday: research projects plus Wednesday lunch meeting.

Friday: Poster session presentations of student research. Exit interviews, attitude surveys, and program evaluation.