Calendar

Tentative Summer 2017 Schedule

Program Dates: June 04 to August 12, 2017

Date

Time

Category

Who

Where

Activity

Week 1

 

 

 

 

 

6/04 (Su)

 

 

 

 

Scholars arrive in Boston

6/05 (M)*

9-11:30

Orient.

CS

ISC/2740

Orientation: General (Christian/Poynton/Bethel)

 

11:30-1

Orient.

CS and CM

ISC/2740

Orientation: Mentors and Lunch Mixer

 

1-2:30

PD

CS

ISC/2/2200

Orientation: EHS Lab Safety

 

2:30-3:45

PD

CS

ISC/2740

RCR 01: Scientific Record Keeping (Poynton)

 

4:15

 

CS

HP

Harbor Point Orientation

6/06 (Tu)#

9-12

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 01: Visual Communication (Christian and Link) and ISC Cards (McCormack) and UMass Boston Card (CC/3/3400) (Bring Picture ID) (Christian and Bethel)

 

6/07 (W)#

9-12

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 02: Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) Introduction and Scientific Method versus Environmental Problem Solving (Christian)

6/09 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 03: Elements of Proposal Presentation (Christian)

6/09 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

ISC/2740

Seminar 1: Professor John Duff; Intersection of Environmental Science and Policy (light lunch provided)

Week 2

 

 

 

 

 

6/11 (Su)#

TBA

SE

CS

TBA

Freedom Trail and Walking Geology Tour (Bethel)

6/12 (M)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC 2740

WS 04: Data Exploration and Stats

6/14 (W)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 05: Scientific Writing – Introduction (Christian)

  1:15-4:30 PD CS

Fox Point

Harbor Island Tour (Christian/Bethel)

6/16 (F)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

RCR 2: Ethics and the Scientist (Poynton)

6/16 (F)#

11-1

CES

CS

S/3/034

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

Week 3

 

 

 

 

 

6/20 (Tu)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

RCR 3: Mentoring (Poynton)

6/22 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 06: Scientific Writing – Methods (Christian)

6/23 (F)*

9-12

CES

CS and CM

ISC/2740

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)

6/23 (F)#

2-5

SE

CS and CM

TBA

Canoeing or Kayaking (Bethel)

Week 4

 

 

 

 

 

6/27 (Tu)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 07: Scientific Writing – Results (Christian)

6/29 (Th)# 3-5 pm SE CS/CM Softball Field CREST REU versus BIO REU Kickball Challenge

Week 5

 

 

 

 

 

7/4 (Tu)         Independence Day (Discuss lab plans with mentor)
7/6 (Th)# 9-11 PD CS ISC/2740 RCR 04: Collaborative Research (Poynton)
           
Week 6          

7/11 (Tu)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 08: Scientific Writing - Discussion (Christian)

7/13 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

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

Week 7

 

 

 

 

 

7/18 (Tu)#

9-11

CES

CS

ISC/2740

WS 10: Elements of a Poster Presentation (Christian)

7/20 (Th)# 9-12 CES CS ISC/2740 WS 11: Graduate School Forum (Christian, Alderman, and SFE Grad students)
           
7/22 (Sa)# All day SE CS Nantucket Nantucket Weekend (Be at Braintree Station for Cape Flier at 8:00 am)

Week 8

 

 

 

 

 

7/23 (Su)# All Day SE CS Nantucket Nantucket Weekend (Return to Braintree Station at 9 pm on Cape Flier)
7/25 (Tu)# 9-11 PD CS ISC/2740 WS12: 3MT™ Revisited: Informal Communications (Christian and Curwood)

7/27 (Th)#

9-11

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS04: Stats Revisited; Bring your Data! (Christian)

Week 9

 

 

 

 

 

7/31 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

Due Date: Submit Research Abstract to Director (Christian)

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

8/03 (Th)*

9-2

PD

CS

ISC/2740

WS 13: Skills Exchange (Christian/Poynton)

Week 10

 

 

 

 

 

8/07 (M)#

 

 

CS and CM

 

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

8/09 (W)*

9-2

 

CS

 

Due Date: Poster Printing (Submit to GA Bethel)

8/10 (Th)*

9-1

CES

CS

ISC/2740

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

8/11 (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/2740

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

 

2:30-4

 

CS

ISC/2740

Awards and Group Debriefing (Christian, Poynton, and Bethel)

 

4-

 

CS

 

Goodbyes and Apartment Cleaning

8/12 (Sa)*

 

 

 

 

Apartment Check out and depart for home (Bethel)

           

Key

 

 

PD

 

Professional Development

 

 

 

CES

 

Coastal Environments Seminar

 

 

 

SE

 

Social Events

 

 

 

CS

 

CREST-REU Scholars

 

 

 

CM

 

CREST-REU Mentors

 

 

 

S/3/034

 

SFE Maker Space

 

 

 

ISC/2740

 

SFE EAF Imaging 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.

Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125 USA

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