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Marilu Suarez, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
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INTA Winners-PURA Fall 2006 Awards
Atlanta (August 16, 2006) — Congratulations to our Fall 2006 PURA Award Recipients:
INTA major Summar Shoaib and Dr. Sylvia Maier, on The Status of Women After the Taliban
IAML major Christine Vaughn and Dr. Michelle Dion, on Mexico’s Political Atmosphere after the fall of the PRI in 2000
IAML major Albert d'Huerle and Dr. John Zhang, Chemistry Professor,on Localizing Reactions Using Magnetic Nanoparticles
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program competitivley funds individual requests by a student/faculty teams for funds to be used to support undergraduate student involvement in faculty research. The President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA), were created to encourage and supplement undergraduate research opportunities for all majors. Awards of up to $1500 are given to students to conduct research with faculty members through this program.
Students wishing to pursue a grant for Spring 2007 should check the UROP website (http://www.undergradresearch.gatech.edu/funding.php)in early fall for application instructions and deadline information.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech's more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.