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Blue Waters internship program seeks faculty mentors, student applicants

To help prepare the next generation of supercomputing researchers, the Blue Waters project offers paid internships to undergraduate students across the country. Interns participate in a two-week hands-on workshop, introducing them to the basics of high-performance computing. After the workshop, each intern works with a mentor and pursues a computational research R&D project over the … Continued

Durbin calls for stronger federal investment in scientific research

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) called for greater federal investment in scientific and biomedical research in a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Durbin discussed two pieces of legislation, The American Cures Act and the American Innovation Act, which would create a mandatory fund to provide steady, predicable funding … Continued

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