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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

A cohort of 12 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island undergraduate students arrived at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in May to participate in a summer research internship called Environmental Biology for Pacific Islanders, hosted by UH Mānoa’s Pacific Biosciences Research Center (PBRC). The opportunity, funded for three years by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, seeks to increase the number of Pacific Islanders pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees by recruiting and training promising students in modern approaches to environmental biology.

Read the full story here: http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/05/23/environmental-biology-internship-for-pacific-islanders/