From LiveScience: Nuclear Physics Boot Camp Preps Future Scientists

"The metamorphosis of a student into a full-fledged scientist takes years, but the Exotic Beam Summer School helps accelerate—so to speak—the process," writes Annie Jia in an October article for LiveScience. "In August 2007, 45 nuclear physics students from eight countries gathered at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University for the one-week boot camp to subject themselves to the transformation."