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Research Rookies are:
  • Highly motivated  incoming freshman, rising sophomores, or transfer students with less than 60 credit hours
  • Strongly committed to a STEM major
  • Interested in research and inquiry
  • Committed to participate for 2 semesters

Research Rookies get:
  • To participate in cutting edge research
  • To explore their intended major, develop relationships with faculty, and cultivate critical thinking skills
  • Informal social and academic support
  • A stipend of $1500/semester

For more information contact:
Ami M Smith, Ph.D.
Director of CASTEM
100 Curtis House
Institute, WV  25112-1000
office: 304-766-5701
Fax: 304-204-4308

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