[ugrads] Fwd: Cornell Summer Math Institute - 2013 Announcement

Fred J. Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Tue Jan 8 10:26:14 CST 2013

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> From: Summer Math Institute <math-smi at cornell.edu>
> Subject: Cornell Summer Math Institute - 2013 Announcement
> Date: January 8, 2013 7:45:14 AM CST
> To: "smi-announce at math.cornell.edu" <smi-announce at math.cornell.edu>
> Cc: "ravi at math.cornell.edu" <ravi at math.cornell.edu>, "William D. Gilligan" <wdg1 at cornell.edu>
> Dear Colleague,
> We are again running the Summer Math Institute (SMI) at Cornell from June 8 – August 3, 2013.  The SMI Program aims to prepare undergraduates for the challenges of graduate school in the mathematical sciences.  The primary focus is a rigorous algebra course taught  at the level of Dummit and Foote's Abstract Algebra, comparable to Cornell's honors undergraduate algebra course.  There is also a project/research component to SMI, and regular opportunities to interact with visiting speakers from other universities and from industry.  We are committed to increasing diversity in the mathematical sciences, and particularly encourage women and students from underrepresented groups to apply to SMI.
> Please circulate this information to interested students in your department.  It is expected that applicants have taken a standard sophomore-level linear algebra course.  A further course in abstract algebra, linear algebra, number theory, or a related topic would also be helpful.  Students who will graduate during the 2012-2013 academic year are eligible to apply.  Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.  The deadline for applications is February 15, 2013. We expect to notify successful applicants around March 10, 2013.
> More information may be found on the SMI web page,
> http://www.math.cornell.edu/~smi/
> Thank you very much for your help.
> With best wishes,
> Ravi Ramakrishna
> Director, SMI
> P.S.  If you are not the correct person for this email, please forward it as appropriate.  If you send us the new person's email, we will update our list.
> _____________________________________________________
> Heather Peterson
> Administrative and Course Enrollment Assistant/Event Coordinator
> Department of Mathematics
> Cornell University
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> Ithaca, NY  14853
> P:  607-255-4013
> F:  607-255-7149

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