Undergraduate News


2013

NSF PRIME 2014 Info Session

Alumni from the Pacific Rim Experiences for Undergraduates (PRIME) program will discuss their experiences with this summer international research internship and cultural exchange. Under the PRIME program, students perform research in Pacific Rim countries, including Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan and more. Wednesday, January 8th at 6pm - UCSD International Center Lounge More Information on PRIME .
(Dec 20, 2013)

Math and The Body and The Mind

Join cognitive scientist Rafael Nunez along with Cindy Lawrence and Glen Whitney, Co-Directors of the National Museum of Mathematics as they discuss the interplay between physical experience and mathematical cognition and intuition. Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 5:30-7:30pm Atkinson Hall Auditorium. Free to the public. RSVP: Info@imagination.ucsd.edu
(Oct 9, 2013)

A Tribute to our Graduating Honors Students

Our sincere congratulations to this year's Honors students: - Camille Briat (Random-to-Random Shuffles)
- Greg Edwards (On Genus Zero Stable Maps To The Flag Variety)
- Siuyung Fung (Functions Of Baire Class One)
- Geoff Ganzberger (Some Properties of Rational Points on Elliptic Curves
on their outstanding research projects, their theses, and their terrific public lectures in defense of their work. They have earned the special distinction of an Honors degree. We wish them the best in their future studies and beyond.
(Jun 19, 2013)

UCSD Undergraduate Math Day

Learn about what math majors do, hear talks from graduate students about what math research is all about, present your research (if you've done any) and hear talks from other undergraduates and invited speakers. Saturday, May 11, 10am-4:15pm - sponsored by the Associate for Women in Mathematics. More Information .
(May 6, 2013)

Summer Research in Optics and Photonics

Two REU summer programs for students graduating AFTER this summer. 10 week programs for math students with an interest in engineering, physics, material science or optics. Integraded Optics for Undergrads focuses on speeding up the internet and developing energy-saving features for sustainable next-generation optical networks. Hooked on Photonics focuses on improving solar technology. To apply: Integrated Optics for Undergraduates or Hooked on Photonics.
(Jan 18, 2013)

Graduate Student Fellowships - OSU Statistics

The Department of Statistics at Oregon State University has scholarship opportunites for promising applicants to their graduate studies programs with strong ties (or current home address in) Southern California. The Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship award up to $25,000 annually (based on qualifications). For more information visit the program website: Stats at OSU.
(Jan 18, 2013)

Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship

The Marine Physical Laboratory at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is looking for Applied Mathematics undergrads for their 2013 Summer Internship Program. The ten-week internship offers the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary.
The application deadline is February 24, 2013.
Information and Application Material .
(Jan 9, 2013)

The Power Law, or: How to Lose $100 Billion

Come join Andy Niedermaier (UCSD PhD 2009) this Friday for an informal discussion on probability, magic buttons, 25-sigma events, and Twilight. Andy now works at Jane Street Capital, a trading firm in NYC - the talk is recommended especially to anyone interested in a career in finance. Friday, January 11, at 1:00pm in APM 6402.
(Jan 9, 2013)