Author Archives: David Rockstraw

Houston Fulbright Blog – 190112

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Minasan ogenki desu ka? [Everyone, How are you?] I hope you have had a smooth start to the new spring semester. Last week my family and I said ‘sayonara’ to Japan and to my Fulbright experience. It is amazing how quickly our 6-month adventure has passed.  In fact, you…
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MSIPP Opportunities at PNNL

MSIPP Opportunities at PNNL for Undergraduate Students MSIPP is looking for a high caliber intern to investigate radioactive environments and materials.  This intern will work with leading experts on one of the largest nuclear cleanup efforts in the world. This project will delve into the characteristics of radioactive environments and materials.  This work seeks to…
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Sahar Qavi featured in ACS Poly Member Spotlight

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Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities with Los Alamos National Laboratory

Summer 2019 paid summer internships at Los Alamos National Lab through the DOE Environmental Management Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (DOE EM-MSIPP). The 17 different positions are posted at https://orise.orau.gov/msipp/locations/los-alamos.html. The deadline to apply is January 21, 2019.  Positions are for Graduate and Undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degree, Have an…
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1 credit hour technical elective opportunity

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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181220

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Merīkurisumasu! Yoi otoshi wo! [Merry Christmas!] [Have a Happy New Year!] The holiday season is in full effect here in Japan. I have been really surprised by how festive everyone gets in preparation for New Years as well as  クリスマス (kurismasu). The malls, supermarkets, department stores, and cities are…
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Criticality Safety Analyst 1 or 2 at LANL

https://lanl.jobs/los-alamos-nm/criticality-safety-analyst-12/5440672A25C9424A85512F5B97AB9204/job/ Click on the link above to apply. Criticality Safety Analyst 1 ($72,500-$118,200) or Criticality Safety Analyst 2 ($80,100-$131,000) This position will be filled at either the Criticality Safety Analyst (CSA) 1 or 2 level depending on the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the selected candidate. Criticality Safety Analyst 1: Duties and Responsibilities of the…
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Clean up after yourself! Your momma doesn’t work here.

“It appears we were the target of an OCCUPY protest.”  The images below show the mess that was left in the Shires Library at the conclusion of finals week.  This is just one of the spaces recently left in an unacceptable state by those who study here.  Such behavior is disrespectful of others and is…
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Purdue Pathways to the Faculty

Greetings from Purdue University! Would you be willing to share this message with your students? This is a paid summer research opportunity for underrepresented students from Minority Serving Institutions. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so we encourage early submission… like over winter break! Pathways to the Faculty This program provides a paid…
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Illinois MRSEC REU program announcement

Good afternoon Prof. Rockstraw, I’m the outreach coordinator for the Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (I-MRSEC, http://mrsec.illinois.edu ) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and we are hosting an NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program for the summer of 2019. I thought you might know of students at New Mexico State who would…
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