Interdisciplinary global change science – Engaging students in 21st Century challenges

Title 
Interdisciplinary global change science – Engaging students in 21st Century challenges.
Institution 
The University of Texas at Austin Environmental Science Institute
Institution Type 
comprehensive graduate and undergraduate research
City 
Austin
State 
Texas
Field 
Interdisciplinary scientific and engineering fields such as geology, hydrology, ecology, and civil and environmental engineering.
Start Date 
early June
End Date 
early August
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
early February
Description 
Environmental challenges posed by global change are among the greatest society faces, including climate change, biodiversity loss, and threats to water resources and food supplies. ESI brings together top faculty to build connections between scientific and policy fields for research, education, and outreach related to environment, global change, and sustainability.
Qualifications 
Undergraduate US citizens and permanent residents, but not graduating seniors
Contact 
Dr. Eric Hersh
URL 
http://www.esi.utexas.edu/students/reu-program
Email 
ehersh@esi.utexas.edu
Number of Participants 
9
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes