Summer 2017 Cohort

Summer 2017 REU Student Groups

(All group shots done by Marc Studer at UW Bothell.)

Knot Theory Group

Tamara Gomez, John Bush, Patty Commins, Dr. Jennifer McLoud

Summer 2017 REU Student Groups

Matrix Analysis Group

Amber Thrall, Daniel McCormick, Sarah Hoover, Dr. Pietro Paparella

Summer 2017 REU Student Groups

Optimization Group

Vinny Sharma, Rebecca Wood, Alexa McQuiston, Dr. Milagros Loreto

Summer 2017 REU Student Groups

Tiling Theory Group

Gabriel Lopez, Jadie Adams, Nhi Tran, Dr. Casey Mann

Summer 2017 REU Student Groups

Schedule of Events

June 19 (First Day)

  • 8:30 Introductions in DISC 256
  • 8:45 What is Mathematical Research? by Professor McLoud
  • 9:15 Campus tour with Professor McLoud
  • 10:30 Library tour with Professor Loreto
  • 11:30 Lunch
  • 1:00 Introduction to Latex by Professor Mann
  • 2:00 Meet with research group and mentor
  • 6:00 Cookout at the Manns’ house

June 20

  • 11:00-12:00 Microaggressions workshop in DISC 464 by Dr. Terryl Ross, Director of Diversity  (Learn what microagressions are and how to deal with them. Participants will learn the skills to interrupt microagressions and take steps to better their research group culture.)

June 23

  • 11:30 Depart to hike Rattlesnake Ridge

June 27

  • 11:00-12:00 Research Abstracts Workshop in DISC 464

June 28

  • 12:00-1:00 Walk to Menchies for dessert

July 11

  • 11:00-12:00 Research Ethics workshop in DISC 464, (This interactive workshop will discuss the responsible conduct of research using scenarios that undergraduate and graduate students may encounter while performing research and creative practice.)

July 13

  • 2:00 Mini presentations by REU groups

July 16

  • 10:00-5:00 Orca Watching Tour in Anacortes

July 18

  • 9:30-11:30 Research Poster Design workshop in DISC 464 (A well designed poster will attract an audience at conferences, meetings and symposia. Learn design “rules” for research posters at this interactive workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring drafts of their posters for peer review.)

July 20

  • 11:00 Depart from UW Bothell for lunch
  • 1:30 Career panel at Seattle University

July 23

  • 10:00-2:00 Bite of Seattle

July 24

  • 2:00 Talk and advice by Zonia Menendez, PhD candidate at Wesleyan University


July 25

  • 11:00-12:00 GRE Prep – Grad School App in DISC 464

August 10