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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

Brown University will host a Symposium on Mathematics and the Environment on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Attendance is free, although registration is required. Undergraduates may apply for the opportunity to give a short talk or present a research poster. For more information, please visit: http://math.brown.edu/SUMS/.

The Mathematics department at Williams College will hold a nine-week program next summer, for undergraduate students to participate in research mathematics. Accepted students work in small groups directed by faculty members and receive a stipend of $3200 for support. Many research groups will form, in topics such as number theory, mathematical physics, knot theory, and […]

The Wesleyan Connection recently featured Associate Professor David Pollack in their “Five Questions with…” series. To read the full column, follow the link here: Five Questions With David Pollack

Pending funding from the National Science Foundation, Carleton College will be hosting a Summer Mathematics Program for the dates June 20 — July 18, 2010. The program is designed to encourage talented freshman and sophomore women to continue their study of mathematics. Students interested in the program can learn more at their web site, or contact Deanna […]

Students interested in pursuing a career in education may be interested in the Rhode Island Teaching Fellows Program. From the RITF: Rhode Island Teaching Fellows is a highly-selective alternate route to teaching certification, specifically designed for outstanding individuals who do not have a background in education. We are currently recruiting future teachers who will have at […]

Applications are now being accepted for a Summer 2010 research program in biostatistics at North Carolina State University. From their web-site: The Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS), sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, is a 6-week program to give undergraduate and beginning graduate students students majoring in or with background […]

Students considering graduate school may be interested in the M.S./Ph.D. programs in Operations Research at MIT. The program searches for students with a strong mathematical foundation who have a “genuine interest in applying mathematics to the `real world.’” To learn more, contact the Graduate Admissions Coordinator, Laura Rose (lrose ‘at’ mit.edu), or visit them at: MIT/ORC.

Seniors expecting to graduate in 2010 may be interested in the new Ph.D. program in Finance that is being launched at Rice University. The goal of the program is to place students as assistant professors of finance at top research universities. The new program is offering very competitive support stipends of $35,000 per year in […]