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STEM Scholarships for Entering Freshmen

Deadline: Wed, Jan 15, 2014 Apply now The Biotechnology S-STEM Program at WKU provides scholarships of up to $10,000 as well as academic and career assistance to selected participants. Incoming freshmen and transfer students with majors in agriculture, biology, biochemistry, … Continue reading

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WKU Honors College Student, Paul Fleischmann, Awarded EPA Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship

Paul Fleischmann, a WKU chemistry and biology major from Crestwood and a 2012 graduate of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, was one of 40 students nationwide awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship. … Continue reading

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Sensing & Signaling: NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), summer 2013

Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology Department, University of Tennessee at Knoxville gain hands-on, cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research experience Application deadline: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 Program dates: May 29 – Aug 7, 2013 Funding: $5000 stipend & up to $500 allowance for … Continue reading

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CDC ORISE summer 2013 Fellowship on environmental public health

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Dillon Pender’s CE/T has been accepted for publication!

To be published in the journal Frontiers in Bioscience Title: Bactericidal Activity of Starch-Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticles Abstract: We report the bactericidal applications of eco-friendly starch encapsulated gold nanoparticles (St-AuNPs). The mechanism of interaction of the properly characterized St-AuNPs with both … Continue reading

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WKU, Barren County High School create Capstone Scholars Program

The seed has been planted and the first crop will be ready to harvest next spring. WKU President Gary Ransdell (left) and Barren County Superintendent Bo Matthews signed an agreement creating a Capstone Scholars Program in agriculture and chemistry on … Continue reading

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