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  • 2019 CREST Undergraduate Research Experience Open for Applications

    The APS department is pleased to once again offer the CURE program from May 28 to July 26, 2019. This 8-week session provides engaging research in atmospheric sciences and space sciences using observations from NASA spacecraft and ground-based measurements from optical instrumentation, with a goal of understanding our home planet, Earth. Program activities include:

    • Making measurements and acquiring planetary and atmospheric data
    • A series of seminars and tutorials from world-renowned scientists
    • Developing data analysis techniques
    • Analyzing data from spacecraft and ground-based instruments


    • March 8– Application Deadline
    • End of March – Notification of Applicants
    • Tuesday, May 28 – Program Begins
    • Friday, July 26 – Program Ends


    • Online Application
    • Application Deadline: 8 March 2019
    • The application includes a completed online application form, plus submission of transcripts and one letter of recommendation.

    Stipend and Accommodation

    Students are provided a $4,000 stipend for the 8-week session, and reimbursed up to $500 for travel expenses. On-campus housing and meal-plan are also provided.

    Contact Dr. Loughman with any questions at 757 727 5137, or by email: