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SMILE Undergraduate Research Program

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Undergraduate Research The SMILE Undergraduate Research Program sponsors a minigrant competition for research involving undergraduate students. Student researchers work in a research lab from June 1 to July 31, working a total of 35 hours a week on their research. Their research continues throughout the academic year, working between 10 and 15 hours a week in the research lab. Student Stipend  As a student researcher, you will earn a stipend for your research; $3600 for the summer, including room and board at DSU (June 1-July31), and $1500 for both the fall and spring semesters.   Student Travel  As a student researcher, you will also represent DSU at the HBCU-UP National Undergraduate Research Conference. Your faculty sponsor will also choose another regional or national meeting for you to attend.   Eligibility Student researchers must have completed at least 2 semesters as a STEM major by the completion of the spring semester of 2010. Students must be a full-time student through both the fall semester of 2010 and the spring semester of 2011. They may not graduate prior to May 2011. Students must have a GPA of at least 2.8 at the time of they begin working with the faculty member on the research project.   Application Process In order to apply for the Undergraduate Research Program, you must find a faculty sponsor to work on a minigrant proposal with you. The faculty must submit the proposal for the competition. For more information, contact: Dr. Andrew Lloyd Dept of Biological Sciences 1200 N. DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware 19901 Phone: 302-857-6518 Email: alloyd@desu.edu    Back to Program Homepage Back to College Homepage   (c) Copyright 2010 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware 19901. All rights reserved.
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HBCU-UP Project Highlights


  • Free Summer Training Camp for STEM Freshmen
  • Peer mentoring
  • Freshman Learning Communities
  • Career counseling
  • Undergraduate research opportunities ($4,000 per year in stipends)
  • Assistance in applying to graduate schools
  • Opportunities to become a peer mentor/leader 

Staff Profile


Dr. Harry L. Williams
Principal Investigator
 
Project Director
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Project Coordinator
 
Ms. Christine Mens
P/T Evening Technical Secretary
 

External Advisory Board Members


Dr. Richard Guarasci
Dr. Teck-Kah Lim
Dr. F.M. Ross Armbrecht, Jr.
Dr. Randolph J. Guschl
Dr. Michael I. Vaughan
Mr. Malik J. Stewart

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DSU STEM Scholarship

STEM Orientation/Training Camp Registration Form

Incoming Freshmen Checklist

 

 

Incoming Freshmen Checklist

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  Are you an incoming freshman majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)? Here is a helpful checklist to make sure you have registered and applied for all available resources and opportunities as you begin your studies at DSU. DSU Application Step 1 - Apply to Delaware State University. You must submit SAT/ACT scores and your high school transcripts. Make sure to declare you major on your application.   http://www.desu.edu/apply-now Apply for Financial Aid Step 2 - Apply for financial aid. You and your parents must complete the Federal Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). The Financial Assistance Office can assist you. http://www.desu.edu/financial-aid/investing-your-future-paying-college Register for New Student Orientation Step 3 - Find out what it means to be a Hornet. New Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for your attendance at DSU. Make sure you register and attend. STEM majors are recommended to attend NSO on June 28-29, 2011. The Admissions Office can schedule this for you.   http://www.desu.edu/admissions Register for STEM Training Camp Step 4 - As a STEM student, you should attend the STEM  Training Camp (August 18-23). This FREE training camp will give you the skills you need to be successful in your challenging major. Click below for registration form. Email to: mvela@desu.edu .   STEM Training Camp Registration Apply for Scholarships Step 5 - Numerous scholarships are available to incoming freshmen. To explore your scholarship options, visit:  http://www.desu.edu/in-state-scholarships     Back to Program Homepage Back to College Homepage (c) Copyright 2011 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware 19901. All rights reserved.       
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HBCU-UP Project Highlights


  • Free Summer Training Camp for STEM Freshmen
  • Peer mentoring
  • Freshman Learning Communities
  • Career counseling
  • Undergraduate research opportunities ($4,000 per year in stipends)
  • Assistance in applying to graduate schools
  • Opportunities to become a peer mentor/leader 

Staff Profile

Dr. Harry L. Williams
Principle Investigator
 
Project Director
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Project Coordinator
 
 

External Advisory Board Members


Dr. Richard Guarasci
Dr. Teck-Kah Lim
Dr. F.M. Ross Armbrecht, Jr.
Dr. Randolph J. Guschl
Dr. Michael I. Vaughan
Mr. Malik J. Stewart

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Engineering Physics Option

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The Engineering Physics curriculum is based on core physics engineering courses plus physics electives within three (3) tracks: Electrical engineering (Link to curriculum) Bioengineering (Link to curriculum) Optical engineering (Link to curriculum) All students who select the Engineering Physics program major must complete the general education program as required of all students (See General Education Requirements). In addition, students must take Physics 191, 192, 201, 202, 220, 361, 362,401, 402, 418; Engineering 205, 210, 211, 212, 220, 221, 302, 309, 340; Mathematics 251, 252, 253; Chemistry 101, and technical electives specific to each track.  Back to Department Homepage Back to College Homepage (c) Copyright 2010 DSU CMNST Dover, Delaware 19901

DSU CMNST Web Policy & Copyright Statement

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  College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology Website Policy and Copyright Statement   Introduction Website Mission Management of the CMNST Website General Policies Responsibilities & Liabilities Visitors CMNST - Web Copyright Statement   INTRODUCTION The pages contained under www.desu.edu/cmnst are intended for the information of a variety of constituencies both internal and external to the Delaware State University College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology (CMNST) including: students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, prospective students, and the general public. The content thereof is intended to support the mission and goals of the DSU College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology and to serve as a resource that engages the CMNST community and enhances the relationship between the College and its respective audiences.   The policies contained in this manual have been compiled for the purpose of governing and maintaining the College’s presence on the World Wide Web.  Any person using these pages must conform to the following policies and is responsible for complying with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Back to top  WEBSITE MISSION www.desu.edu/cmnstis the public presence of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology on the World Wide Web. As such, it reflects the academic excellence of our enterprise, the programmatic offerings, and the associated stories of faculty, students, and alumni, who have contributed to the vitality of our academic community and their own personal success.   The mission of the College’s website is to describe to a variety of interested constituencies, the success of the College, its programs, and its extended community, through compelling visual images and engaging written word. The website will serve as the most up-to-date location for pertinent information for external and internal audiences and will allow prospective students to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps towards their enrollment at the College. Back to top   MANAGEMENT OF THE CMNST WEBSITE   Office of the Dean – contact vnesbit@desu.edu Oversees all content relating to the College’s web presence.   Content Area Managers A number of individuals representing areas associated with the College’s web property may also be designated as content area managers and are charged with the responsibility for maintaining content on the College’s website. As the needs of College’s website change over time, content areas and their managers may be reassigned to reflect current or anticipated usage. The number and function of content area managers will be reviewed and restructured by the College. Back to top    GENERAL POLICIES   The College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology (CMNST) upholds and subscribes to all policies and provisions as stated in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 105 PL 304 (DMCA) and Title 17 of the US Code. In particular, as stated, it is unlawful to download, upload, or distribute in any fashion, copyrighted material in any form without permission or a license to do so from the copyright holder. The CMNST does not endorse or encourage the use of copyrighted material in ways not intended for such materials. The domain www.desu.edu/cmnst is the sole property of Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware. In addition, a number of related domains are also the property of the College. For a full list of domains owned by Delaware State University, please contact the Webmaster at webmaster@desu.edu. Also refer to DSU’s Privacy Statement at www.desu.edu/privacy-statement. All materials, including registered trademarks of the College, contained on the CMNST website, are protected under the copyright and intellectual property laws of the United States. These may include, but are not limited to: logos, images, taglines, marketing copy, and graphic designs. Any trademark of another institution contained on the CMNST website is used with the knowledge and consent of its owner. Any individual, department, or organization using information for which the copyright is held by another person or entity, must secure written permission in advance and keep it on file for the duration of the usage. Permission may be required for the following: text, images, photographs, graphic designs, audio files, video files, tables, charts, and graphs. Care must be taken that the copyrighted material is used only for the purpose and duration of the license or agreement. Scanned material may not be used on the CMNST Website unless permission has been granted in writing by the copyright owner. Links to external sites should be related to the College’s primary functions as described in its mission. The CMNST does not endorse the views, content, or opinions of any site linked to the College’s. In addition, the College may be unable to maintain connectivity to any site linked to the College’s and assumes no responsibility for continuous service to another Website. The sale or use of advertising on the CMNST website is prohibited. The College may identify the sponsor of any event or program with the name of the organization, its logo, and a link to its Website. The content area managers are representatives from the respective departments/units and must have approval of department/unit/college leadership representatives prior to submission for posting. All pages making up the CMNST web property must reside on a College owned or designated server and comply with the policies contained in this document. The graphic identity of the CMNST is important to the success of the College’s mission. All content found on the College website should conform to the requirements set forth by the Office of the Dean. All pages must contain the College’s logo, a link to the home page, and a reference to the College’s Web Policies & Copyright Statement. Back to top  RESPONSIBILITIES AND LIABILITIES The sole function of the CMNST website is to conduct the business of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology on the World Wide Web as provided in the mission of the College. For questions regarding the technology of this site, please contact the webmaster. For questions regarding the content of this site, please contact the Office of Integrated Marketing. Although the College takes great care to insure the accuracy and timeliness of the information contained on its website, the College makes no express or implied warranty on, or takes any responsibility for the information found at www.desu.edu/cmnst or for any other websites linked to this site. The College takes every reasonable precaution to prevent the proliferation of viruses or other harmful or disruptive entities on its website, however; the College makes no warranty on, or takes responsibility for any virus or harmful or disruptive entity encountered in the use of its website. The College may add, change, or delete any material or link contained on its website as it sees fit, at any time, and without notice or recourse. Back to top  VISITORS Visitors to the CMNST website shall not: a. Engage in commercial activities or any other unauthorized use; b. Violate the rights of other institutions or individuals; c. Transmit viruses or other harmful or disruptive entities; d. Present images or language that are illegal or that may be considered to be obscene, abusive, threatening, slanderous, or malicious; e. Change, tamper with, or eliminate any content on this site. Visitors to the CMNST website must perform all procedures and provisions of the Campus Manager program and maintain these protocols for the duration of their association with the College. Visitors may not use any software or programs found or associated with the operation of this website. The College shall not incur any responsibility or be held liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage to any party as a result of the use of its website or its ability to maintain uninterrupted presence on the World Wide Web. The College makes no warranty as to the privacy or security of the information contained on its website. Back to top  CMNST – WEB COPYRIGHT STATEMENT   The following statement will be prominently displayed on the landing pages of all major sections of the CMNST website: © Copyright 2009 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware. All rights reserved.   The DSU CMNST makes no warranty, either implied or expressed, as to the accuracy of the content provided here. The College accepts no responsibility for any damages or inconvenience as a result of the use of this website or the inability of the College to maintain its continuous operation.   The College accepts no responsibility for the content found on any website linked to this web property and does not endorse the views or opinions contained therein. Back to top    © Copyright 2009 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware. All rights reserved.

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