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Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, 4900 Meridian St, Normal, AL 35762
SerPIE-ASEMP: Synergistic Efforts to Reduce Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – Agricultural Science Extension Mentorship Program for Undergraduates.
Program Date: June 3–July 15, 2019
Program Locations: Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL (5 weeks) and Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN (1 week)
Application Deadline: April 20, 2019
Stipend: $1500 for six weeks (travel, meals, and lodging will be provided)
Support: USDA-NIFA grant #2017-38821-26426.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), Alabama A&M University (AAMU), and Tennessee State University (TSU) are pleased to announce the second Agricultural Science Extension Mentorship Program (ASEMP). This summer undergraduate mentorship program is a six-week program that offers students a unique opportunity to explore science and Cooperative Extension-related professions that focus on concepts like pharmaceutical impacts on the environment (PIE). Participants will be placed with mentors from diverse backgrounds to participate in experiential learning activities that enhance their understanding of the impacts that pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) have on animal, human, and environmental health and the best management practices necessary to minimize the risk posed by these hazardous bioactive chemicals.