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SCHEDULE


The detailed schedule of the Summer 2017 program below gives an overview of the topics involved with the program and the activities planned during this REU Site program. The Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) will take place at Boise State University during July 26-27, 2017. The conference is a culminating event of the REU CAD program. Daily research meetings will take place in a variiety of locations including MB (the Mathematics Building), ILC (the Interactive Learning Center) and the Albertson's Library. The central location for the REU CAD meetings is MB136, a computer lab dedicated to the REU activities during the summer. This is a living document and will be updated throughout the program. For a campus map, please follow this link. The brochure of the 2017 Summer Research Community events at BSU is available HERE. The BSU Summer Research Community (SRC) booklet is available HERE.


May 28 - May 29

  • Arrivals

May 30 - June 3

  • May 30
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Introductions and Information about the CAD Program (MB 136)
    10:30 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m. Campus Tour, BSU ID cards (Student Union Building) and Photographic Services (Simplot Micron Building)
    12: 00p.m. -1:30 p.m. Mathematics Department Welcoming Lunch, Elmer's Restaurant
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30p.m. Responsible Conduct of Research in Mathematics Workshop - Ethical Guidelines by the AMS (MB 136)
    2:30 p.m. - Entry Survey, Responsible Conduct of Research (NCPRE) Training - Instructions (MB 136)
  • May 31
    10:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Scientific workshop (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    1:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Scientific workshop (MB 136)
  • June 1
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. University Reception and Opening of the Summer Research Activities with Harold Blackman, Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Tony Roark, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Amy Moll, Dean of the College of Engineering (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Scientific workshop (MB 136)
    12:30 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Scientific workshop (MB 136)
    4:30 p.m. - Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Boise! Information is available here. Download the flyer!
  • June 2
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Scientific workshop (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Communicating Mathematics - I want to be a Mathematician by Paul Halmos (MB 136)
    2:30 p.m. - Research team meeting (MB 136)


June 5 - June 9

  • June 5
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Student Presentations (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    1:30 p.m.  - 5:00 p.m.  Research meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 6
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 7
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 8
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The Union of Mindfulness and Science (Skaggs Hall/ MBEB 1301)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 9
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)

June 12 - June 16

  • June 12
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30p.m. Introduction to Complexity Theory by M. Scheepers, Boise State University.
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 13
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Bridget E. Tenner, DePaul University (River Front Hall, Room 301)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
  • June 14
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 15
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Ethical Conduct of Research with Dr. Don Warner  (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 16
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)

June 19 - June 24

  • June 19
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 20
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Grady Wright, Boise State University (ILC 401)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
  • June 21
    Daily Research Meeting (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 303)
    June 22
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Talking Hamlet with Gwyn Hervochon, Albertsons Library (Skaggs Hall/MBEB 1301)
    11:00 a.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    "Hamlet" play, Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Shuttles are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • June 23
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, Albertsons Library)

June 27 - July 1

  • June 26
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    12:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, Albertsons Library)
  • June 27
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 28
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 29
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Ten Talks Seminar (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • June 30
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    DEADLINE FOR ICUR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION. Information about the abstract submission is available here.

July 3 - July 7

  • July 3
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    12:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
  • July 4
    REU CAD Retreat at Lucky Peak State Park
  • July 5
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Daily Research Meetings
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 303)
  • July 6
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Condensed Science: Tips for Presenting Research to a Public Audience with Dr. Henry Charlier, Department of Chemistry (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Invited Talk by Kevin Stubbs, Duke University (ILC 301)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 7
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)

July 10 - July 14

  • July 10
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Emma Previato, Boston University (ILC 301)
    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
  • July 11
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 12
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, Albertsons Library)
    1:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. Whitewater Rafting (optional)
  • July 13
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Becoming the Messenger with Dr. Julianne Wenner (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Invited Talk by Wendy Lawrence, Former NASA  Astronaut (Student Union Building, Lookout Room)
    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Bowling Event, Student Union Building (SUB)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 14
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop on Number Theory and Cryptography for high school students from the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars program.
    ICUR REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Information about the conference registration is available here.

July 17 - July 21

  • July 17
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Research Progress Presentations (MB 136)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 18
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 19
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster critiques (MB 136) 2016 JMM Poster Rubric
    Daily Research meetings (MB 136, MB 139, Albertsons Library)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 303)
  • July 20
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Being the Messenger with Sarah Anderson and Roxanne Stone (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    Daily Research meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
    6:30 p.m. - BSU Cultural Dinner (more information is coming soon!)
  • July 21
    ICUR Posters Due
    Daily Research meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)

July 24 - July 28

  • July 24
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 25
    Daily Research Meetings/paper writing/critique (MB 136, MB 139, MB 226)
  • July 26 - 27
    Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research
  • July 28
    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  REU CAD Symposium (ILC 401)
    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Farewell Dinner/Exit survey (Cottonwood Grille, 913 W. River St., Boise)

July 29 - July 30

  • Departures

January 10 - 13, 2018