Math-Biology REU at UNCG

Schedule of 2019 REU

early February, 2019 Applications due
early March 2019 Decisions about funding announced
Saturday May 18 or Sunday May 19, 2019 Participants should arrive to UNCG
Monday May 20, 2019 REU starts
Friday July 26, 2019 REU ends
Saturday July 27, 2019 Departure day
Saturday November 2, 2019     UNCG RMSC conference
The REU begins on Monday May 20, 2019 and ends on Friday July 26, 2019. A bit more detailed program is as follows:
  1. Week 1-2: Orientation and Training
    • Welcome and Department of Mathematics and Statistics/UNCG tour
    • Computing systems overview
    • Initial meetings with PIs and social gatherings
    • Selection of topics for participants and beginning of the research
    • Intensive, targeted workshops on game theory and basic ecology
    • Introductory workshops on using LaTeX and MATLAB, and on using library and online resources
  2. Week 2-10: Participant Research Participation
    • Group meetings (daily)
    • Mathematical writing sessions (bi-weekly)
    • Prepare technical reports on their research (weekly)
    • Coffee hour (everyday), "Brown-bag" lunch and dinner (weekly)
    • Content/research skill seminar development and/or field trip (weekly)
    • Responsible Conduct of Research training (bi-weekly)
    • Visits of nearby campuses (exact dates TBD)
  3. Week 10: Participant Project Presentations
    • Final editing sessions for technical reports and trial presentations
    • Final project presentations