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Volume 18, Issue 15 (February 6, 2012)
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Events happening this week in the physics and astronomy department.
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February 7 (Tuesday) noon-1pm, LDC Shearer Dining Room Plan to have lunch with physics students, faculty and staff at the LDC at noon. We can meet on 3rd Olin or you can meet us there.
Information that may be of interest to physics and astronomy faculty, staff, and students.
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Students interested in doing summer break scientific research at other institutions should be aware of Carleton's Robert J. Kolenkow and Robert A. Reitz Fund for Undergraduate Research. Created by a donor, and honoring Carleton former professors Kolenkow and Reitz, the fund supports student research. Up to ten students in the natural sciences and mathematics will be supported summer break 2012, with each student receiving funds not to exceed $4200. Funding is available to Carleton international students. Support could take the form of a stipend, travel funds, housing, etc., and it could be used to supplement financial support offered by a sponsor at another institution if the student demonstrates that the sponsor's contribution is insufficient. If interested, submit an application by Feb 16 identifying a sponsor at another institution, a brief description of research plans with your specific role, and a budget paragraph justifying requested funds. Decisions about funding will be made before Spring Break. More information about the Robert J. Kolenkow and Robert A. Reitz Fund and the online application form can be found at: http://serc.carleton.edu/cismi/students/KolenkowReitz.html.