REU Program


**For more information about the REU Program, please read the REU Overview. This webinar has been archived on the DesignSafe YouTube channel.**

January 24, 2017
11am to 12pm CST

The NHERI Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program for summer 2017 will be hosting a live informational webinar on January 24th, 2017 from 11AM to 12PM Central Time available to anyone who may be interested in learning more about the program and how to apply.  Attendees will be shown the types of facilities participating in the REU program this year, the type of work students will be performing, and be given opportunties to ask questions to REU program staff.


The webinar will cover a wide range of information about the program and offer interested students an opportunity to ask questions about the REU program or NHERI.  Topics will include:

  • What is the REU program?
  • NHERI facilities participating in the REU program
  • An average week for students in the program
  • How to apply to the REU program

Questions asked during the webinar will be used to compose an FAQ document about the program.  You are also encouraged to send questions about the program at any time to the email address:

Slides and Recordings

You can download the slides presented during the webinar below in either PowerPoint or PDF formats.  The webinar will be recorded, and you will be able to find a link to view it here on this page shortly following the conclusion of the webinar.  Questions asked by students attending the webinar will be used to form a FAQ about the REU program.

Attending the Webinar

The webinar will be hosted through the Zoom web-conferencing service.  This service is free without requiring a login, but it does require the installation of the Zoom client.  The easiest way to prepare for the meeting is to visit the Zoom Test Page prior to the webinar.  This will prompt you to install the web-conferencing client and open a test meeting as a demo.

At the webinar time of 11AM Central (12PM Eastern, 9AM Pacific) on January 24th, 2017, you simply need to click this link to be prompted to start the Zoom program and join the meeting:

It's also possible to join audio-only via telephone by calling 1-408-638-0968 or 1-646-558-8656.  You will be asked to enter a meeting ID number which is 205 319 828.  

The Zoom meeting only supports up to 50 attendees.  A video recording will be posted here shortly after the presentation is complete for anyone who is unable to attend or attempts to join after the limit has been reached.