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Award-Winning JMU Geography Program Earns NSF Support for Lightning Study
On the heels of being recognized as the nation’s top undergraduate geography program, a group of JMU researchers from that program are getting ready to begin a two-year lightning study supported by nearly $450,000 from the National Science Foundation. The lightning study, which will look into human impacts on the frequency and intensity of lightning, is yet another opportunity for undergraduates to get research experience that will prepare them for graduate school or careers. Bentley [JMU Geography Program Director] said the experience they get will be on par with what master’s and doctoral students would do at major research universities.
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