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REU in Mathematics

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The program is a nine week summer program in which undergraduate students experience independent research in combinatorics, number theory, algebra, and game theory motivated by applications to search optimization, information security, or genome biology. The program aims to immerse undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds in all facets of research in mathematics, and in applications to information security or the life sciences in a culture of close and daily collaboration with faculty. The program is supported by the National Science Foundation and Boise State University.

REU features

• Receive a stipend of $4000, free on campus housing and an allowance for meals.

• Receive three undergraduate college credits from Boise State University.

• Attend guest lectures by mathematicians and scientists.

• Particiapte in scientific seminars addressing mathematical techniques used in information security and genome remodeling.

• Particiapte in professional development workshops addressing research presentation skills, scientific writing and ethics.

• Be part of the summer community of collaborators, students and faculty, from all STEM disciplines and programs on campus.

• Experience mentoring high school fellows of the NASA-based Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program.

• Opportunities to present summer research results at the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings.

• Opportunity to present at the 2015 Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR).

• Enjoy the various cultural and social activities in and around Boise.

Participating Institution(s):
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Boise State University (Lead)

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

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