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Quick Facts 

Zombie Scholars Academy

    • Intended size of inaugural class = 50 students
    • Duration of program = 8 days, 7 nights
    • Target student/residence staff supervisory ratio = 8:1
    • Target student/faculty ratio 9:1
    • Housing located on the Truman State University campus
    • Academy Tuition = $800
    • Grades eligible:  Rising 9th through 12th graders
    • Application requirements:  Application form, short essay, transcripts, teacher/counselor recommendation

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Hard Research and Thought About Zombies


[1] Carter, Bill.  “Walking Dead Finale Caps Record Season.”  New York Times.  19 March 2012.  http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/walking-dead-finale-caps-record-season/

[2] Ibid

[3] “A Harvard Scientist Explains Zombie Neurobiology” 10 June 2009.  http://io9.com/5286145/a-harvard-psychiatrist-explains-zombie-neurobiology

[4]  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared October to be “Zombie Awareness Month.”  However, the Zombie Research Society maintains that it is May http://zombieresearchsociety.com/zombie-awareness.   Why not celebrate twice?