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NOAO Newsletter - NOAO Educational Outreach - June 2000 - Number 62


Summer 2000 NOAO/KPNO REU Program

Buell Jannuzi

Eight undergraduate students have been accepted into the Summer 2000 NOAO/KPNO REU Program. Through supplemental funding, four teachers will participate in the summer of 2000 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program, which will parallel the REU program. REU and RET participants work on specific research projects in close collaboration with a member of the scientific staff.

NOAO/KPNO REU and RET participants, their home institutions, and mentors are listed below:

REU 2000 Participants: Mentors

Michael Cooper, Grinnell College Joan Najita
Stuartt Corder, University of Kansas Ken Mighell
Christopher Greer, Northwestern University Arjun Dey
Heather Groch, Brown University Buell Jannuzi
Abigail Hedden, Carleton College Ken Hinkle & Dick Joyce
Kimberly Mach, Beloit College Nalin Samarasinha
Veronica Ponce, University of Virginia Nigel Sharp
Karin Sandstrom, Harvard University Caty Pilachowski & Abi Saha

RET 2000 Participants: Mentors

Howard Chun, Cranston High School, RI George Jacoby
Cindy Weehler, Burbank High School, TX and
Stan Hart, Pinson Valley High School, AL
Suzanne Jacoby & Nigel Sharp
Travis Stagg, Philadelphia Regional High School, PA Frank Hill


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