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June 5 - August 4, 2016 

Read about the 2016 RISE Program

> Housing: Wolf Village Apartments 
    Participants in all NCSU summer research programs will be staying here, which creates opportunities for broader engagement and interaction.
  • This University Housing community, with 24 hour service desk (in Gray Hall), on-site convenience store, recreation facility and computer lab, is located  a short walk from campus.  These are 4 bedroom, 2 bath units; each participant will have a private bedroom with a shared bath and shared kitchen/living room area. 
  • The apartments are equipped with high-speed internet and washer and dryer units in each apartment. Some restaurants and a grocery store are within walking distance from Wolf Village (see google map).
  • There are several dining options on campus, or one can use the kitchen in each unit.
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    • Wolf Village is located at 2730 Wolf Village Way, Raleigh, NC 27607
    • While bedroom and common living room furniture are provided, we do not provide linens, personal items, kitchenware, etc.
    • Suggested packing list
      • Full-sized XL Beds (54” x 74”); Personal desk and desk chair, bookshelf, mini-dresser; Common area with couch, chair, entertain center, coffee table, dining table and chairs; Kitchen with microwave, stove, and refrigerator; Washer/dryer; Ceiling fans; Shower Curtains & Trash Cans
      • Photo ID; Health insurance card; Sheets for beds, size Full Extra-Long; Towels; Ethernet cord for your laptop (Wireless is not guaranteed in each apartment); Cell phone charger; Bathroom Amenities; Cooking supplies / Dishes; Trash Bags; Iron & Ironing board
      • Pets, of any kind; Appliances exceeding 1800 watts or 15 amps; Hot plates, deep-fat fryers, toasters, toaster ovens, open flames, or open coil appliances; Torchiere-style halogen lamps; Candles of any kind; NO SMOKING in or within 25ft of any NC State building!
    • On your scheduled date of arrival, Check-In at the Wolf Village 24-Hour Service Desk located in the lobby of Gray Hall. Map: http://maps.ncsu.edu/#/buildings/wvg
    • Upon arrival, each guest will need to present photo ID and inform the desk staff as to precisely which REU program you are a part of--you are in the RISE (CCEE) program.
    • You will be issued a set of 2 Keys and a Guest Building Access Card.  You will also need to complete an apartment condition report (ACR) and return it to the service desk within 4 hours of your arrival, noting the condition of the assigned room/apartment upon occupancy.
    > Transportation: 
    • Wolf Village is on the free Wolfline bus system for easy access to all campus facilities.  GoRaleigh provides bus service throughout Raleigh while GoTriangle provides regional service to surrounding areas including Durham and Chapel Hill.
    > Stipend Pay Schedule (tentative)
    • The total stipend for the summer is $4000. An initial payment of $1000 will be upon arrival. Subsequent $1500 payments are tentatively scheduled for July 1 and July 25.  
      > Health Services: 
      • Participants will have access to Student Health Services on campus; they will bill the regular health insurance plan.
      • In addition, participants will be given a supplemental “campers insurance” that will cover most services without any co-pay due at the time of services.
      > Gym Access: 

      • June 5 [5-7 pm, Gray Hall Lobby, Wolf Village]: Area/campus orientation for visiting students
      • June 6 [8:30-10:00, MN 206] Introductions (breakfast snacks/refreshments served)
      • June 6 [3:30-5:00 pm, MN 206]: Safety Training [Ken Kretchman, Director of Environmental Health & Safety]
      • June 14 [1:00-3:00 pm; MN 415]: Literature Search and Review, Library Resources [Dr. Bertha Chang, NCSU Libraries]
      • June 16 [9:00-11:00 am; Witherspoon 126]: Research Symposium Registration Information, Poster Training Seminar
      • June 23 [9:30-11:00 am; Titmus Theater-Frank Thompson Hall]: Research Ethics Seminar [Dr. David Resnik, Bioethicist and IRB Chair, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH]
      • June 30: [1:00-2:30 pm; MN 304] Writing a Research Abstract [Dr. Meagan Autry, NCSU Graduate School]
      • July 7: [1:00-3:00 pm; ITTC Room 2, DH Hill Library] Data Visualization [Alison Blaine, NCSU Library Data Services]
      • July 19: [1:00-3:00 pm; MN 304] Poster Preparation and Presentation Skills [Dr. Meagan Autry, NCSU Graduate School]
      • July 20 [noon]: Deadline--Research Symposium Registration and Abstract
      • July 21 [3:00-4:30 pm; 210 Park Shops]: Funding Graduate School and NSF Fellowship Program [Dr. David Shafer, Assistant Dean of the Graduate School]; this session will include some of our NSF Graduate Fellowship awardees on a panel to answer questions about their experience; we have 5 NSF Graduate Fellowship holders in our department
      • July 29: [1:30-4:30 pm; MN 304] Research/poster presentation practice
      • August 2 [noon-5 pm, Talley Student Center]: Research Symposium
      • August 3 [noon-2:00, MN 206]: NCSU CCEE Graduate Program Information and Applying to Graduate Programs; Debriefing (pizza will be served)
      • August 4: Vacate and Checkout of Wolf Village Apartments