Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Seminar

Topic: A discussion about going to graduate school in the mathematical sciences
Speakers: Eva Curry, second year math grad student at Rugers,
and Stephen Greenfield, Director of the Rutgers Math Graduate Program
Date and time: Monday, July 6, 2001, 12:00 noon
Location: DIMACS Center, Room 431, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Lunch will be served.

The speakers will lead a discussion about why students might want to attend grad school in mathematics, about selecting schools, and about the mechanics of the application process. Further conversation will address the varied forms of financial support for graduate study and what to expect in the first years of graduate school.

The speakers encourage members of the audience to participate with comments and questions, and will try to keep each other's remarks honest and clear.