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IMA Special Workshop
Research Experience for Undergraduates
June 14 - July 16, 2010

Laura ChiharaCarleton College
Karen SaxeMacalester College
Paul ZornSt. Olaf College

The IMA summer REU gives students an experience in working on an interdisciplinary project involving mathematics. Students will work in teams of three with a faculty advisor and a postdoctoral mentor. This is a hands-on experience. There will be a few formal lectures. However, students will spend most of their time doing actual research. Students are expected to produce a poster and a publication-quality written report, and to give an oral presentation by the end of the 5-week period.

Reading and supporting material will be provided to successful applicants prior to the start of the program.

Deadline March 31, 2010. Applications are invited from students who will be entering Junior and Senior years in the Fall of 2010. There is no citizenship requirement. Only 9 students will be admitted to the program.

Stipend and allowance:

00 stipend, campus housing and meals, travel allowance of up to 0 each. Participants also have a 0 allowance for travel to a national meeting during the 2010-2011 academic year to present results of their REU work.


Must be full-time undergraduate mathematics major and must devote full time to the program and may not engage in other course work or employment during the 5 week period.

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