The Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference

The 13th Annual UNCG RMSC, Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 2017


Tentative dates for the 14th UNCG RMSC conference are Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, 2018 The following students (presented in alphabetical order) have won the award for the outstanding student presentation:
  • Graduate student talks:
    • C. Matthew Farmer (Wake Forest University)
    • Ivanti Galloway (Wake Forest University)
    • Austin Lawson (UNC Greensboro)
  • Undergraduate student talks:
    • Morgan Ferguson (Elon University)
    • Katherine Kempfert (University of Florida)
    • Dylan King (Wake Forest University)
  • Student posters:
    • Alisha Beaudoin and Evan Shelby (UNC Wilmington)
    • Jonathan Fabish (NC A&T)
    • Natalie Kratts (Lenoir-Rhyne University)

The 13th UNCG RMSC conference was held on Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 2017.

We kept the format from the 2016 conference, including:

  1. Student activities beginning on Friday November 3, 2017 late afternoon.
  2. Faculty development workshop focused on training faculty in mentoring undergraduate researchers led by Dr. Kathryn Leonard (Occidental College) and Dr. Chad Awtrey (Elon University).
  3. Poster session.
  4. Panels on:
    • careers in mathematics
    • preparation for graduate school
    • benefits of undergraduate research

UNCG-RMSC is an annual conference promoting student research in mathematics, statistics, and their applications in various fields.

This student focused conference features contributed research talks by undergraduate and graduate students (15 minutes in length). Topics for the contributed talks by students include but are not limited to:

  • mathematical biology
  • biostatistics
  • graph theory
  • computational mathematics
  • statistical techniques
Student talks from all areas of mathematics and statistics are welcome.

There will be a plenary talk by Dr. Talitha M. Washington (Howard University).

Registration is free and the conference is open to the community, including high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, high school teachers, and university and college faculty. However only students can present papers at the conference.

  • Abstract submission deadline: October 13, 2017 (for students only).
  • Registration deadline: October 13, 2017.
  • Registration fee: Free (for all participants)

Modest travel support is available. To apply for travel funds, check the appropriate box on the registration form.

A block of rooms may be reserved in a local hotel, but you are welcome to arrange for your own accommodation. Please click here for details.

The conference will take place in Sullivan Science Building. To see a tentative schedule of the conference, please click here.

Click here for a printable flyer of the conference.

Funding and support for this conference is provided by the National Science Foundation (grant DMS-1632179), UNCG Office of the Provost, the College of Arts and Sciences, UNCG, UNCG Office of the Research and Economic Development, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNCG and Elon University's Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon.