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Advising News

  • My office hours are on Thursdays from 10 AM to noon. Coffee and treats!
  • The Brown Chapter of AWM is organizing a conference to connect New England researchers - for more info, see WINRS.
  • Interested in grad school? Check out these great fall visiting programs: MIT CONVERGE and Berkely Edge.

REU/Internship Application Resources

  • The AMS list of math REUs (Research experiences for undergrads) and summer schools is here.
  • A current list of REUs is also available on the application website Math Programs.
  • The Brown CareerLAB can help you put together a resume or cover letter; I am also happy to look over drafts. Sample resumes are provided here.
  • Brown Connect is a means of connecting with the Brown community and finding internship, funding, and research opportunities.

Academic & Tutoring Resources

  • The Math Resource Center (MRC) provides walk-in homework help for students in intro MATH & APMA courses in Foxboro Auditorium from 8-10 PM, Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Brown offers small group tutoring for intro classes in a variety of fields.
  • Academic workshops on stress and time management, note-taking, prepping for finals, and talking to professors are held regularly throughout the semester.
  • Focal Point is a great resource for exploring different concentrations at Brown.

Other Opportunities & Notes

  • The SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) chapter at Brown is an interdisciplinary group for students, postdocs, and faculty interested in applied math. Events include finals study sessions, a LaTeX tutorial, and a talk on fostering diversity and inclusion in STEM fields. If you are interested in hearing more about the SIAM Chapter, email SIAM@brown.edu.
  • The Brown SIAM Student Chapter is looking for undergraduate students interested in serving as Undergrad Liaisons to the Chapter for Fall 2016-Spring 2017. If you would like to be involved in SIAM or have questions, email SIAM@brown.edu.
  • The APMA AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) chapter at Brown is a group of undergrad and grad students that organizes study help sessions, speakers, and math panels. The chapter meets weekly during the academic year. If you are interested in joining AWM (open to everyone), email AWM@brown.edu.

Past Advising News

  • Interested in grad school? Check out the GROW (Graduate Research Opportunities for Women) program at Northwestern!
  • There will be a finals prep session for applied math and math courses on Monday, May 16, from 12:30-2:30 PM in Rm. 110 of 182 George St. TAs and graduate students will be available to answer questions for courses including APMA 33-36, APMA 1650, and calculus. Stop by for finals help and decorate a brownie or cupcake!
  • ICERM is holding a public lecture titled Inverse Problems and Harry Potter's Cloak on Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 PM (with a reception beforehand). Professor Uhlman will speak at this cool opportunity to hear about applied math at an accessible level! Be sure to reserve seats.
  • Stop by Room 110 in 182 George St. between 2:30 and 3:30 PM for pie on March 14! The Applied Math DUG and AWM & SIAM chpaters are hosting a Pi Day social.
  • Interested in grad school? AWM and Rose Whelan are hosting a grad school panel on March 17 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in Room 108, 170 Hope St.
  • Many REU and study abroad application deadlines are in March. To learn more about study abroad at Brown, check out the Office of International Programs.
  • The first annual WIMS (Women in Math & Statistics) Conference for undergraduates will be held at Harvard this April - it looks like a great opportunity to hear about jobs in academica and industry, meet other students, and talk about ways of addressing the gender gap in STEM disciplines.
  • ICERM is holding a public lecture titled The Beautiful Mathematically Ordered Colors of Birds on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 PM. Professor Rodolfo Torres will speak at this cool opportunity to hear about applied math at an accessible level! Be sure to reserve seats.
  • Upcoming LaTeX tutorial: the Brown Chapter of SIAM will be hosting a LaTeX tutorial on Thursday, Feb. 25 (details to follow).
  • There will be a finals prep session for math and applied math courses on Monday, Dec. 14, from 2-5 PM in Rm. 110 of 182 George St. TAs and graduate students will be available to answer questions for courses including APMA 33-36, APMA 1650, and MATH 5-20. Stop by for finals help and decorate a gingerbread cookie!
  • Academic Support Services is planning several upcoming academic workshops in early December on time management and final exam/paper preparation.
  • The newly established SIAM Student Chapter at Brown is holding its kick-off celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 170 Hope St. (Rm. 108). Stop by between 5:15 and 7 PM for free pizza and meet students from other STEM fields!
  • ICERM is holding a public lecture titled From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Mathematics of Origami on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 PM. Professor Robert Lang will speak at this cool opportunity to hear about applied math at an accessible level! Be sure to reserve seats.
  • If you are interested in networks, check out this fun game about epidemic prevention.
  • The Brown Concentration Fair is on Oct. 22 from 7-8:30 PM in Sayles Hall. This is a great opportunity to talk to concentration advisors, meet concentrators, and learn more about different concentrations.
  • There are several events coming up for rising sophomores as part of the "Don't fear sophomore year series." The first is a class meeting with Dean Mandel on Tuesday, March 31, from 7:30-8:30 PM in Salomon Auditorium. Other events include lunches with various campus resources on April 2, April 7, and April 9 (log into ASK to RSVP).
  • An AWM social will be held on April 8, from 5:30 to 7 PM (room TBA). This is an opportunity to connect with Brown undergrad and grad students, ask questions, and learn more about AWM.
  • ICERM is holding a public lecture titled The Mathematics of Cooking on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:30 PM. Professor Michael Brenner and Chef Mark Ladner will speak at this really cool opporunity to hear about applied math at an accessible level! Be sure to reserve seats.
  • The deadline to register for Brown's Symposium for Undergrads in the Mathematical Sciences is March 7, 2015. SUMS will be held on Pi Day (March 14) and focuses on the topic of symmentry this year.
  • The Spring Career Fair takes place on February 11 from noon to 4 PM in Sayles Hall. Here is the CareerLAB's tip sheet for attending career fairs.
 

 

Alexandria Volkening - Last updated February 2, 2017