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May 26   Check into San Jacinto Dormitory (on campus housing); Campus tour
May 27   Lab orientation and Safety training; Pre-survey and interviews; Welcome picnic at Sewell Park
May 28   Research begins
Jun 8   Site Visit 1 – Southwest Research Institute – San Antonio, TX
Jul 13     Site Visit 2 – STAR Park
Aug 4     Poster presentations and Awards Banquet
Aug 5     Check out of dorms

Typical weekly schedule of REU participants

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Research Research Research Research Research
Afternoon Research Research Research Research Symposium
Evening   Prof Develop      


End of the summer Poster session and awards banquet

A poster session and awards banquet will close the REU summer session. These events, sponsored by the College of Science, will be held in the University Honors classroom and lounge. Travel awards will be granted to the best posters to support travel to the ACS regional meetings. In addition, all student participants, will be encouraged to participate in the University Honors Undergraduate Research Symposium held in the first week of November. Winners of the best poster presentation at this symposium are awarded cash prizes and travel stipends provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects.