ICERM Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty (REUF), June 26-30, 2017

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Description

This workshop, a formal collaboration between ICERM and the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), is one in a series of annual REUF workshops. These workshops bring together leading research mathematicians and faculty at primarily undergraduate institutions to investigate open questions in the mathematical sciences and to equip participants with tools to engage in research with undergraduate students. This will also be a research renewal opportunity for faculty who want to re-engage in research or faculty considering a change in research area.

The goals of the workshop are to promote undergraduate research and to forge research collaborations among the participating faculty. The majority of the workshop will be spent working on problems in small research groups, reporting on progress, and formulating plans for future work. Note that there are opportunities for participants to continue research activities beyond the workshop week.

Preference will be given to faculty who teach or mentor substantial numbers of minority students underrepresented in mathematics, students with disabilities, or first generation students.

Workshop Leaders:

  • Joanna Ellis-Monaghan
    (Saint Michael's College and Editor-in-Chief, PRIMUS)
  • Lea Jenkins
    (Clemson University)
  • Glenn Ledder
    (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)
  • Luis David Garcia Puente
    (Sam Houston State University)
  • Juliana Tymoczko
    (Smith College)

Review of applications begins March 20, 2017.

Organizing Committee

  • Brianna Donaldson
    (AIM)
  • Leslie Hogben
    (AIM)
  • Ulrica Wilson
    (ICERM)

Funding includes:

  • Travel support
  • Six nights accommodations
  • Meal allowance


Program Flyer

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Monday June 26, 2017
Time Description Speaker Location Abstracts Slides
8:30 - 8:55Registration121 South Main Street Providence RI 11th Floor Collaborative Space
9:00 - 9:15Welcome to RUEF 11th Floor Lecture Hall
9:15 - 9:45Project 1 Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
9:45 - 10:15Project 2 Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
10:15 - 10:45Project 3 Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
11:15 - 11:45Project 4 Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
11:45 - 12:15Project 5 Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
12:30 - 2:00Break for Lunch / Free Time
2:00 - 2:15Selection of Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
2:15 - 3:30Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
3:30 - 4:00Coffee/Tea Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
4:00 - 5:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall

Tuesday June 27, 2017
Time Description Speaker Location Abstracts Slides
8:50 - 9:00Brief Director Welcome11th Floor Lecture Hall
9:00 - 10:00SAGE Introduction 11th Floor Lecture Hall
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
10:30 - 12:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
12:00 - 2:00Break for Lunch / Free Time
2:00 - 3:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
3:00 - 3:30Coffee/Tea Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
3:30 - 5:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
5:00 - 6:30Welcome Reception11th Floor Collaborative Space

Wednesday June 28, 2017
Time Description Speaker Location Abstracts Slides
9:00 - 9:30Brief Group Reports 11th Floor Lecture Hall
9:30 - 9:40Group Photo11th Floor Lecture Hall
9:40 - 10:10Coffee Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
10:00 - 12:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
12:00 - 2:00Break for Lunch / Free Time
2:00 - 3:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
3:00 - 3:30Coffee/Tea Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
3:30 - 5:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall

Thursday June 29, 2017
Time Description Speaker Location Abstracts Slides
9:00 - 10:30Group Discussion 11th Floor Lecture Hall
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
11:00 - 12:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
12:00 - 2:00Break for Lunch / Free Time
2:00 - 3:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
3:00 - 3:30Coffee/Tea Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
3:30 - 5:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
5:30 - 6:30(REU)^2F Conversation11th Floor Lecture Hall

Friday June 30, 2017
Time Description Speaker Location Abstracts Slides
9:00 - 10:30Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break11th Floor Collaborative Space
11:00 - 12:00Work in Groups 11th Floor Lecture Hall
12:00 - 2:00Break for Lunch / Free Time
2:00 - 5:00Final Presentations 11th Floor Lecture Hall