A couple MIT students have found their way to the #dig channel and asked about UROPs during IAP. I'm still learning about student rhythms at MIT; I was never a student here; I got my degree at U.T. Austin. My ten years with W3C has exposed me to the terms UROP and IAP before, but I have paged most of it out. Let's refresh our cache, shall we?
The Independent Activities Period (IAP) is a special four week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month. IAP 2006 takes place from January 9 through February 3.IAP overview
In UROP info for supervisors, I see there's a form for listing projects. Hey... it would be cool if the student projects category here in this blog were automatically syndicated via that form. A meta-student-project?
Meanwhile, we do have a few notes on student projects among our DIG info for MIT students.
I'm not sure how items syndicated from Danny/Eric via the WordPress plug-in can get categorized; I suppose we can do it manually, after-the-fact?
I see a bunch of UROP openings for this time of year. The Building Games to Acquire Commonsense Knowledge project looks cool.
NOTE: It is expected that UROP students are supervised in the laboratory at all times, per the Institute's "no working alone" policy .UROP safety isses