delware environmental institute

Deadline for environmental poster presentations extended to Oct. 20

Oct. 14, 2009----The deadline for graduate students to submit posters on research topics such as sustainable energy, policy, climate change, environmental contamination or ecology to be shown during Student Environmental Sustainability Day on Thursday, Oct. 22, has been extended to Tuesday, Oct. 20.

New projects are welcome, but posters from previously completed original research are also acceptable. The poster session will be held on The Green at the University of Delaware's Newark campus.

Thirty entries will be given the opportunity to present, and three will be selected as finalists. The three finalists will each receive a $300 travel voucher for use to attend an academic conference.

Student Environmental Sustainability Day is part of three days of events leading up to the launch of Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware on Friday, Oct. 23. The day will include a student symposium of undergraduate concern for environmental issues.

In order to participate in the event, e-mail an abstract of no more than 250 words to [ud.graduatestudentsenate@gmail.com]. Poster submissions are limited to one per person. The posters should be mounted on a 3-by-4-foot foam board.