Intern Weekly Meeting: Monday, June 17, 2019

Time: 11:45-1:00 p.m.
Location: Theater
Lunch: Cafe (place your order from the Cafe this morning!)

Today's speaker: Dr. Jim Umen, Member, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels and Joseph Varner Distinguished Investigator, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

• Tomorrow is the Bayer Crop Sciences Tour
meet in lobby at 9:30 am
   -Volunteer driver's needed (we can sort it out in the lobby)
   -Closed-toe shoes and no high heels

• Wednesday: Cardinals baseball game! Starts at 7:15 pm
    -Distribute tickets
    -Arrive early (eat dinner before, near the park or in the park)
    -Parking / transportation 

 • Friday: Introduction Section of paper due
      - Place in G:\Summer Interns\Paper-Introduction Sections   [OR email to Donna]
      - Include name, project title 

 • Research Experiences for Undergraduates National Symposium
      - October 27-28, 2019 in Alexandria, VA (outside of DC)
      - Nominate 1 intern (120 interns are accepted nationally) 
      - We will work on nominations in August, just after symposium 
      - We will cover airfare, registration, hotel costs 
      - Present poster to other REU students, REU faculty, NSF program directors 
      - Attend graduate school recruitment fair
      - Participate in professional development workshops
      - Visit the Symposium Website 

--------------------------NEXT WEEK---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Monday: weekly meeting
Tuesday: BRDGPark Tour
Thursday: Missouri Botanical Gardens Tour
Friday: week 6 check-in with Program Staff