Stipend, Hours, & Academic Credit

Students invited to participate will receive a competitive stipend of $5,000. Research participants are expected to work full time for ten weeks. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to $500.

Dormitory housing and meals will be fully covered. In order to receive various benefits (library, hospital, recreational), students must enroll in at least one hour of academic credit in CHEM 698, Undergraduate Research. One credit hour will be paid for by the program. Students are welcome to enroll in additional hours at their own expense.


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2017 REU NEWS

Published News: 
On July 24, 2017 - Cameron Liss had his research featured in the ACS Journal of Chemical Theory & Computation.  Cameron served as a 2016 REU Participant under the direction of Professor Marco Caricato.  The article is titled:  "Electronic Coupling for Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Systems with a Bridge-Overlap Approach"  Click to access abstract


► "HEADLINER" - Mark Graven not only makes the new in Ireland, but here at KU:  Click for the story

1992 REU Alumni Joseph Cavaleri
remembers when....
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►  2017 REU Participants - Click for list

  REU Past Chronicles - Click for the archives

►  Thanks for the memories!