The ASBIGAP program
The ASBIGAP program has two components: academic year enrichment and mentoring, which incorporates reciprocal campus visits during the academic year for students and faculty, and summer research exchanges between students from one institution and faculty of the other institution.
The academic year program will build intellectual community between students and faculty of the two institutions and to initiate research connections that will come to fruition in the summer.
ASBIGAP Summer research for Howard University undergraduates involves
ASBIGAP Summer research for UC Davis undergraduates involves research at Howard University 's NOAA Center for Atmospheric Science from mid June through the end of July and one week in Davis.
A summer research exchange lies at the heart of the ASBIGAP program.
UC Davis professor Paul Ullrich uses multiresolution regional climate models (top) to produce regional climate projections that incorporate dynamic global phenomena (bottom).
ASBIGAP scholars at both sites will receive a summer stipend of $4200, with housing, meals, and expenses of round trip travel covered by the ASBIGAP program.
Everette Joseph and Vernon Morris, faculty at Howard University, collaborated with researchers at the University of Maryland and the National Center for Atmospheric Research to develop modifications of the regional climate model WRF that improve the representation of physical processes and external forcings.