iUTAH Summer Research Institute


About the iUTAH's Summer Institute

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When: June 15-18, 2015 (Institute) and July 17, 2015 (Symposium)

Where: Utah Valley University, Wasatch Campus, Heber City, UT

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015

Recruitment Materials:


Teachers, undergraduates and high school students:
Like to spend time outdoors learning about your environment? Join us for a week spent performing research in the Heber Valley along the Middle Provo River Watershed and contribute to the bigger picture of water sustainability in Utah.


During the Institute you will:

  • Work in small teams of high school students, undergraduates, teachers and graduate students.
  • Perform hands-on research in the field related to: microbiology and water quality, vegetation and soil moisture, and the influence of geology on water quality.
  • Gain insight into what scientists do and how they collaborate.
  • Work together to analyze your data and prepare a poster to share your research findings.
  • Earn a stipend for your participation.


During the Symposium you will:

  • Present your research poster in an informal, open-house format.
  • Learn about more watershed-related research in the Wasatch front.
  • Participate in breakout sessions tailored to you.


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