Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The GREEN Program upcoming program dates

The GREEN Program is a short-term experience which combines education, adventure, service learning, cultural immersion and networking to create an unparalleled learning experience in Iceland & Costa Rica.

Upon completion of the program you will receive:
* Experiential Education visiting 5 different types of renewable energy facilities

* Service Learning through community service projects in impoverished areas

* Adventures such as surfing, glacier & jungle hiking or tectonic plate snorkeling

* Cultural Immersion in local tribes, eco-lodges or animal rehabilitation reserves

* Entrepreneurial inspiration developing your own green venture

* Access to our alumni network with job opportunities and industry connections

* Custom letters of recommendation based on your capstone project

* Transferable academic credit awarded by Reykjavik University (must confirm this with a transfer evaluation first.)

Traveling with The GREEN Program for 9-12 days during Summer, Winter and Spring breaks will enhance your understanding of the Renewable Energy and Sustainability industries by taking you outside of the classroom and into the field allowing you to visualize the concepts taught in your traditional University classroom.

To gain a better understanding of The GREEN Program and the opportunity we provide 
students please visit their website,

Spots on each program are limited to 20 students. Submit your application for the program dates below.

Iceland 10-Day SUMMER BREAK Program
August 21st - August 30th (Waiting List)
Costa Rica 12-Day SUMMER BREAK Programs
(start dates)
July 17, 24, 31
August 21, 28
Costa Rica 12-Day WINTER BREAK Programs
December 11th - December 22nd
January 1st - January 12th
January 8th - January 19th

Costa Rica 9-Day SPRING BREAK Programs
Wait List Dates TBD

Iceland 10-Day SUMMER BREAK Programs
Wait List Dates TB

Questions?  Contact Ernesto Daset 

ernesto@theGREENprogram.com | (201) 345-3737 

MSE 3801:Special Topics class

 Here is a rare one-credit course which could fulfill a technical elective: Check it out during Phase II registration--only a few seats left...

Invitation to a Hands-on Conceptual Lab Course (0-3-1)
MSE 3801: Special Topics: Optics and Soft Materials

* Lab Sections: A: Tue. 12:05-2:55 pm, BH 357 or B: Tue. 3:05-5:55 pm, BH 357
* Prerequisite: MSE 2001 !
* An elective course in Fall 2013.
* An introductory inquiry-guided lab course for undergrads
* Optical microscope is the only tool to use !
* Open to everyone, but only up to first 24 students !