Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology

Summer Research Internships in Coastal Systems

Calendar

Tentative Summer 2016 Schedule

Program Dates: June 05 to August 13, 2016

Date

Time

Category

Who

Where

Activity

Week 1

 

 

 

 

 

6/05 (Su)

 

 

 

 

Scholars arrive in Boston

6/06 (M)*

9-11:30

Orient.

CS

S/1/012

Orientation: General (Christian)

 

11:30-1

Orient.

CS and CM

S/1/012

Orientation: Mentors and Lunch Mixer

 

1-2:30

PD

CS

ISC/4/4310

Orientation: EHS Lab Safety

 

2:30-4:00

PD

CS

S/1/012

RCR 01: Scientific Record Keeping (Christian)

 

4:15

 

CS

HP

Harbor Point Orientation

6/07 (T)#

9-12

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 01: Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Introduction and Scientific Method versus Environmental Problem Solving (Christian) and ISC Cards (Quinn First Floor) and UMass Boston Card (CC/3/3400) (Bring Picture ID)

 

6/08 (W)#

9-12

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 02: Visual Communication (Christian and Link)

6/10 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 03: Elements of Proposal Presentation (Christian)

6/10 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

ISC/5300

Seminar 1: David Cash, Dean, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies  (light lunch provided)

Week 2

 

 

 

 

 

6/12 (Su)#

TBA

SE

CS

TBA

Freedom Trail and Walking Geology Tour (GA)

6/13 (M)#

9-11:30

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 04: Data Exploration and Stats (Hannigan)

6/13 (M)#

11:45-2

CES

CS

Fox Point

Harbor Island Tour (Christian) (POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER)

6/15 (W)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 05: Scientific Writing – Introduction (Christian)

6/17 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

RCR 2: Ethics and the Scientist (Christian)

6/17 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

ISC/5300

Seminar 2: 3D MakerSpace Workshop, Science Center/3rd Floor/Room 034, Helenmary Hotz

Week 3

 

 

 

 

 

6/21 (T)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

RCR 3: Mentoring (Hannigan)

6/22 (W)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 06: Scientific Writing – Methods (Christian)

6/24 (F)*

9-12

CES

CS and CM

ISC/5300

Seminar 3: CS Research Proposal Presentation (15 min total; 6 min presentation and 9 min feedback; Mentors will be notified of time of their student presentations)(light lunch provided)

6/24 (F)#

2-5

SE

CS and CM

TBA

Canoeing or Kayaking with Mentors

Week 4

 

 

 

 

 

7/1 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 07: Scientific Writing – Results (Christian)

Week 5

 

 

 

 

 

7/4 (M)         Independence Day (Discuss lab plans with mentor)
7/7 (Th)# 9-11 PD CS ISC/5300 RCR 04: Collaborative Research (Hannigan)
           

7/6 (W)#

12-2

SE

CS

Softball Field

Tentative: CREST REU versus BIO REU Kickball Challenge

Week 6

 

 

 

 

 

7/12 (T)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 08: Scientific Writing - Discussion (Christian)

7/14 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 09: Elements of a Conference/Research Abstract (Christian)

7/16 (Sa)# All Day SE CS Nantucket Nantucket Weekend (Leave South Station on Cape Flier at 8 am.)
           

Week 7

 

 

 

 

 

7/17 (Su)# All Day SE CS Nantucket Nantucket Weekend (Return to South Station on Cape Flier at 9 pm)

7/19 (T)#

9-11

CES

CS

ISC/5300

WS 10: Elements of a Poster Presentation (Christian)

7/21 (Th)# 9-12 CES CS ISC/5300 WS 11: Graduate School Forum (Christian and Alderman)

Week 8

 

 

 

 

 

7/25 (M)*

 

 

CS and CM

 

 

7/26 (T)# 9-11 PD CS ISC/5300 WS04: Stats Revisited; Bring your Data! (Hannigan/Christian)

7/28 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS12: 3MT™ Revisited: Informal Communications (Christian)

Week 9

 

 

 

 

 

8.02 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: Submit Research Abstract to Director (Christian)

Due Date: 1st Full Draft of Research Poster to Mentor

8/04 (Th)*

9-2

PD

CS

ISC/5300

WS 13: Skills Exchange (Christian)

Week 10

 

 

 

 

 

8/08 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: 2nd Full Draft of Research Poster to Mentor

8/010 (W)*

9-2

 

CS

 

Due Date: Poster Printing (Submit to GA)

8/11 (Th)*

9-1

CES

CS

ISC/5300

CREST REU Only Poster Preview/Prep and 3MT™ Videotaping (Christian and Gulich)

 

 

SE

CS and CM

TBA

 

8/12 (F)*

10:30-1

CES

CS and CM

TBA

Poster Presentations: Setup 10:30-11; A-L 11-12; M-Z: 12-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30-2:30

 

CS

ISC/5300

Post-REU Student Assessment of Learning Gains. Bring laptop/tablet (Christian)

 

2:30-4

 

CS

ISC/5300

Awards, Group Wrap up, and Research Keys turn in (Christian and Hannigan)

 

4-

 

CS

 

Goodbyes and Apartment Cleaning

8/13(Sa)*

 

 

 

 

Apartment Check out and Fly Home

           

Key

 

 

PD

 

Professional Development

 

 

 

CES

 

Coastal Environments Seminar

 

 

 

SE

 

Social Events

 

 

 

CS

 

CREST-REU Scholars

 

 

 

CM

 

CREST-REU Mentors

 

 

 

S/1/012

 

SFE Science Conf. Room

 

 

 

ISC/5300

 

SFE ISC Conf. Room

 

 

 

HP

 

Harbor Point Apartments

      *   Required Attendance
      #   Highly Recommended Attendance
           

Follow-up of previous cohorts, preparation of publications, preparation of presentations at national meetings will begin early in the fall semester.


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