UND Summer 2020 Field Biology Program

18 September 2019

Apply now for University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)’s summer program! There are two field biology programs for the summer of 2020: UNDERC-East and UNDERC-West. These programs promote understanding of field biology and how field research is conducted through 10 weeks in the wilds. Each summer, you receive three credits, along with tuition , housing, travel between the Notre Dame campus and the site, and a stipend ($5000 at East, $5500 at West).

UNDERC-East (May 18 – July 24): Spend the summer studying northwoods ecology and conducting your own research in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Course modules include vertebrate ecology, invertebrate ecology, aquatic ecology, and forest ecology, with each providing background information, field research exercises, and group research projects.

UNDERC-West (June 6 – August 14, prerequisite: UNDERC-East): Spend the summer studying the ecology of an intermountain valley in Montana, learn about environmental history and Native American environmental ethics, and conduct your own advanced research. Course modules include wildlife and grassland ecology, montane ecology, and environmental history/Native American ecology.

The application deadline is Friday, November 8, 2019. Applications are available on the UNDERC website.