2012 News Clips
Mickey Leland Fellowship
The Mickey Leland Fellowship Program is now open for application. Please post the attached flier and forward this e-mail to interested departments, professors, and students. If you have questions please contact the Mickey Leland Program at MLEF@hq.doe.gov.
Association for Women in Science Scholarship
Association for Women in Science Scholarship is awarded to community college, undergraduate, and graduate women in San Diego County pursuing their degrees, conducting research projects, or assisting with additional educational expenses, with an emphasis on STEM fields where women are underrepresented. Each recipient receives a $1000 Scholarship Award.
Department of Energy Scholars Program
Apply Now for the DOE Scholars Program!The application period will be open from October 15, 2012 through January 4, 2013.
Arizona Department of Economic Security Case Competition
DES is in the midst of some very exciting work in the transformation of the human services delivery model in Arizona. The case competition addresses a current mission-critical challenge that DES is facing, providing students a chance to think innovatively and apply theory to practice. In addition to the opportunity to compete nationally against other top schools, the winning team will secure a cash prize, and summer internship position at Arizona DES.
6.26.12 LA Times
New gigapixel camera may revolutionize photography, surveillance
Say cheese: Engineers have created a new camera with the capability of capturing over a gigapixel of data, a resolution that is significantly better than normal human vision. Pixels represent individual points of data in an image, so the more pixels in a single image, the more details can be resolved within that image. The average retail camera currently captures only about 8 to 10 megapixels.
6.26.12 U~T San Diego
UCSD camera lens can see everyone in a stadium
UC San Diego has helped create the lens for a large experimental camera that researcher Joseph Ford says could "take a snapshot of a football stadium that's clear enough to let you recognize every single person in the stadium."
6.26.12 Fox 5 San Diego.com
UCSD helps create revolutionary camera
University of California San Diego researchers are collaborating, developing the Aware 2 camera system?s front lens. The Aware 2 is the size of a night table and designed to instantaneously take giant pictures with enough detail and resolution to help monitor wild life, brush fires, and major sporting venues like Qualcomm Stadium.
IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship
IEEE Computer Society is offering $40,000 in student scholarships from $1,000 and up to recognize and reward active student volunteer leaders who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. The deadline for application submissions is30 April 2012.
DOW-MIT ACCESS Program
The DOW-MIT ACCESS Program is a weekend-long symposium aimed to expose underrepresented minority students to the benefits of a graduate education in the aforementioned research areas. This 4th annual event, taking place on MIT?s campus October 12th and October 13th, is an interactive and informative symposium that has proven to have a lasting impact on its past participants.
JM Eagle Scholarship
JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe. JM Eagle currently has an essay contest and scholarship opportunity "The advantages of plastic pipe in a modern infrastructure." The deadline to apply is June 30, 2012 at 11:59:59pm PST.
ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program
ExxonMobil, one of the world?s largest publically traded International oil & gas companies, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowships in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for Hispanic college students. Selected students will be exposed to a top quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program.
Opportunity to Participate in Paid Study
SMART is a cutting edge clinical research study that is testing a weight-loss program based on social and mobile media. SMART is now recruiting college students from UCSD. Students must be full-time, between the ages of 18 and 35, and must meet other enrollment criteria to qualify for participating. For students who qualify for the study, they will receive up to $330 for their participation.
Graduate Gordon Scholars Application - Deadline Extended
Are you an engineering leader? Do you display leadership qualities.The Graduate Application deadline has been extended to March 23 for the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center Gordon Scholars Program. We are looking for graduate students with leadership potential, as well as the ability to contribute to the technological innovation in the engineering field. We offer exclusive leadership development and access to engineering leaders as well as a network of Gordon Scholar Alum.
SanDisk Scholars Fund (Deadline: March 15, 2012)
The SanDisk Scholars Fund will award scholarships of up to $10,000 per student to encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to pursue scientific and technical careers.
Redesigning Calit2 Staircase
Calit2 is redesigning their staircase to promote healthy decisions. Every floor will be fitted with 42?flat screen televisions. The content of these televisions will be designed by the interns of this program.
Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship
Recipients of the Google HCF Scholarship will receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in 2012.
Qualcomm Faculty-Mentor-Advisor Fellowship Program
The Qualcomm Fellow-Mentor-Advisor Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship program for outstanding UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering doctoral students nominated by their Faculty Advisors. The Program brings together teams which include an engineering Ph.D. candidate, his/her faculty advisor and an engineering mentor from Qualcomm. The program provides in-depth connections between the Jacobs School and Qualcomm while enhancing the education of doctoral students.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIE)
The Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship is a rigorous 4-week program that provides Masters, PhDs, and postdocs from top universities worldwide the unique opportunity to build the analytical and practical skills critical to business management and entrepreneurship . The program is taught by Stanford Business School (GSB) faculty and utilizes a combination of lectures, team projects, small group discussions, guest speakers, and workshops to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the
Albert E. Phillips Scholarship
This $1500 scholarship towards tuition and books is to support students who choose a career path in the design and construction field of study. Applicant should have minimum 2.5 GPA and submit an application, two letters of recommendation, and an essay. Applications are due March 1, 2012.
2012 Homeland Security Summer Scholars Academy: Undergraduate Research Program
Students chosen for the program are awarded a $4,000 stipend, and receive paid on-campus housing and a meal allowance if they do not live within a commuting distance (100 miles).
Hispanic Scholarship Fund/ Nissan Scholarship
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Nissan North America, Inc. have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding college students in selected geographic locations. The award amount is $5,000. Applications are due March 31, 2012.
Continuing Student Scholarship Application
The online Continuing Student Scholarship Application is now available via TritonLink.There are many scholarships in your major, listed below, with scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 for 2012-2013. We encourage you to apply. Deadline: Monday, Feb. 20, 11:30 pm Questions: UCSD Scholarship Officescholarships@ucsd.edu(858) 534-1067
CALL FOR BANDS: Jacobs School of Rock V
Have a band? Want to rock on stage? Join the line-up and perform at JSOR V! This year's edition of JSOR will take place at The Loft, on June 8th!
Calit2 Summer Undergraduate Research Scholars Program
Registered UC San Diego undergraduates from any academic disciple are encouraged to apply to be a Calit 2 Scholar. Each Calit 2 Scholar will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, paid in 2 installments.
University of Alabama Department of Physics 2012 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
We are currently accepting applications for our 2012 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. For 10 full weeks, undergraduates from across the country will have an opportunity to work in the laboratories of our renowned and esteemed researchers.
1.31.12 U~T San Diego
Breeding grounds for entrepreneurship
While he was working toward his doctorate in computer science at University of California San Diego, Kian Wi Ong had an idea that he thought had commercial potential, so he entered a contest at UC San Diego to try to win a $50,000 grant. The result: Ong and his team won a $50,000 seed funding award from the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego?s Jacobs School of Engineering. They went on to form App2you.
Pixar Animation Studio Internship
Pixar Technical Undergraduate Program- Summer 2012Research Intern- Summer/Fall 2012Software Engineer Intern- Summer/Fall 2012Technical Director Intern, Global Technology- Summer/Fall 2012
Gordon Engineering Leadership Center Gordon Scholars Program Accepting Applications
Gordon Engineering Leadership Center Gordon Scholars Program looking for both graduate and undergraduate students with leadership potential, as well as the ability to contribute to the technological innovation in the engineering field.
Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship
This Program will provide students with an increased confidence in their abilities to work in a research setting and raise their awareness of Systems Biology and the opportunities available in the emerging field. Students selected to participate in the Program will be awarded a $3500 stipend. Students will be placed in a SDCSB affiliated laboratory and be assigned to a senior member of the lab to act as a mentor during the ten-week program from June ? August. The deadline for submitting a comple
Summer 2012 internship at NASA DEVELOP JPL
NASA's DEVELOP Internship Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA is now recruiting students and recent graduates (Fall 2011 graduation) in biology, chemistry, computer science, Earth sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, geography, geology, math, statistics, and all other related disciplines for the upcoming NASA DEVELOP Applied Sciences Spring and Summer 2012 Internships. The deadlines are November 14, 2011 and January 30, 2012. US Citizenship is required.
SEEK (Summer Engineering Experience for Kids) Mentors Needed!
California NSBE Chapters, This summer SEEK (Summer Engineering Experience for Kids) is back in San Diego and Oakland, California. We are thrilled to be back on the West Coast reaching more Cali youth! SEEK is a 3 week engineering summer camp program for 3-5 grade students where students learn engineering concepts and science and math skills through fun, hands-on projects and competitions.
Grad Intel Summer Internships
Intel has two intern positions for performance analysis and optimization in 2012 summer. One is to work on Oracle Database, and the other on Oracle Middleware and Java.
Center for Integrated Access Networks Undergraduate Summer Research, Grants, Fellowships
CIAN is a multi-institutional research center consisting of the University of Arizona (Lead) and its partner institutions: the University of California at San Diego, the University of Southern California, the California Institute of Technology, the University of California at Berkeley, Columbia University, the University of California at Los Angeles, Norfolk State University and Tuskegee University.
iTunes 101: A SURVEY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The ECE Department is happy to announce a new course for students interested in technology and how it works:iTunes 101: A SURVEY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYECE 85 WINTER 2012Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-4:50 pmSection id# 734017Prof. George Papen
California Space Grant Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Up to twenty $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to California college and university students studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.Application Submission Period: December 5, 2011 ? February 6, 2012.
NASA Academy, Summer 2012
The Academies are intensive educational programs emphasizing group activities, teamwork, research, and creativity. The curriculum balances direct contact with science and engineering R & D with an awareness of the managerial, political, financial, social andhuman issues faced by aerospace professionals. Included are seminars, informal discussions, evening lectures, supervised research, visits to other NASA Centers and facilities, group project/s, tours, posters/presentations, and assessment.
Facebook Hacker Cup Announcement!
What is the Hacker Cup?The Hacker Cup is Facebook's international coding competition. The contest consists of three online rounds and a final round held at Facebook's headquarters. This is your chance to compete against the world?s best programmers and potentially win the title of world champion and other awesome prizes. You can read our engineering blog post here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-engineering/announcing-facebooks-2012-hacker-cup/10150468260528920
Graduate Funding from California Sea Grant
The California Sea Grant is offering several fellowships; students in fields not necessarily closely tied to oceanography may be eligible.
Society of Women Engineers
Is your New Year's resolution to get more involved? The Society of Women Engineers is the perfect opportunity for you! Exciting events this quarter include a high school outreach event called Envision, a Facebook industry event, and community service. First GBM info will be posted soon at swe.ucsd.edu.
2012 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship and Fellowship
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is proud to offer fellowships to students in their undergraduate and graduate careers.
SUMMER 2012 ENGINEERING HISTORY INTERNSHIP
The Engineering Section of the Smithsonian?s National Museum of American History offers the Luecke internship: a part time, ten week internship opportunity for advanced undergraduate or graduate students for the summer of 2012. The internship stipend is $5,000. Housing and benefits are not provided.
Expanding Your Horizons - Call for Female Mentors!
Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) provides hands-on/minds-on exploration in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for 6th ? 10th grade girls. Our mission is to encourage young women to pursue careers in these fields by offering interactive workshops from Architecture to Zoology. EYH mentors are enthusiastic female undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. All Majors are welcome!
California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) 2011-2012 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) is pleased to announce its 2011-2012 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) for Juniors and Seniors attending CaSGC affiliate member institutions.Scholarships: Up to twenty $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to California college and university students studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.Application Submission Period: December 5, 2011 ? February 6, 2012.