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February 1 , 2009
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In this issue:

  • Guernsey County Sportsmen for Conservation College Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Research Experience in Chemistry and Biochemistry
    at Hope College

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Whale sound


From New Scientist ....

Humpback whale call

This is Fischer's representation of the low-frequency moans and cries of a humpback whale's mating song, with the time axis running anticlockwise.

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Guernsey County Sportsmen for Conservation
College Scholarship

Internships and Scholarships available

The Guernsey County Sportsmen for Conservation has made applications available for college scholarships. Residents or graduates of Cambridge, Rolling Hills, East Guernsey, East Muskingum, Newcomerstown, and Ridgewood school districts, and immediate family of club members, who are at least second year college students (credits toward major) in the field of forestry, natural resources, conservation, wildlife, and related courses of study are eligible.

Sportsmen for Conservation (S.F.C.) will pay the scholarship money directly to the school in the student's name. Two- and four-year programs are acceptable. Application deadline is March 15th, 2010.

Funding for these scholarships is generated from the $1.00 writing fees paid for by hunters, fisherman, and trappers purchasing their licenses in Guernsey County.

Applications are available at the Science Office (SC 318) in the Boyd Science Center.

Mail applications to:

Jeremy Scherf
Guernsey County Sportsmen for Conservation
P.O. Box 696
Cambridge, OH 43725

Questions? Call Jeremy Scherf at (740) 826-0339 or email Jeremy at

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Undergraduate Research Experience in Chemistry and Biochemistry
at Hope College

Any student who will continue to be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the Fall of 2010 is eligible to apply. Selection criteria include a strong academic record, interest in chemistry, career plans, independence, creativity, and the potential to benefit from a research experience.

Students who are U.S. citizens from underrepresented minorities or from two-year colleges are especially encouraged to apply. The National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates funding awarded to Hope College will provide qualified students with a stipend of $4400 for the 10 week program with 100% housing subsidy, and travel reimbursement.

Application deadline is February 26, 2010

Learn more about specific research projects and apply for a summer research position, go to:

For questions, email

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