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SCHEDULE


The schedule of the Summer 2018 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, 2018. The conference is a culminating event of the REU CAD program. Daily research meetings will take place in a variiety of locations including MB (Mathematics Building), ILC (Interactive Learning Center) and the MBEB (Micron Business and Economics Building). 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. Click here for a campus map. Clic here for the 2018 Summer Research Community guideline.


May 27 - May 28

  • Arrivals

May 29 - June 2

  • May 29
    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, Papa Joe's
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.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 30
    10:00 a.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)
    4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meeting with K. Alvarez regarding the reimbursment process and other financially related items (MB 226)
  • May 31
    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. - 3:30 p.m. Scientific workshop (MB 136)
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (MB 136)
    Communicating Mathematics
    - I want to be a Mathematician by Paul Halmos
    Info Session - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
  • June 1
    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. - 4:00 p.m. Research team meeting (MB 136)


June 4 - June 8

  • June 4
    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 124, MB 119, MB 226)
  • June 5
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 6
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 7
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. University Reception and Opening of the Summer Research Activities with Gordon Jones, Dean of the College of Innovation and Design, Leslie Durham, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and JoAnn Lighty, Dean of the College of Engineering (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 8
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)

June 11 - June 15

  • June 11
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 12
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Paul Simmonds, Boise State University (ILC 401)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 13
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Lawrence Washington, University of Maryland (ILC 401)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 201)
  • June 14
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Ethical Conduct of Research with Dr. Don Warner, Boise State University (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings ( MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 15
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)

June 18 - June 22

  • June 18
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 19
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Asif Ali Zaman, Stanford University (ILC 401)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 20
    Daily Research Meeting (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    June 21
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Talking "Macbeth" with Gwyn Hervochon, Albertsons Library (Skaggs Hall/MBEB 1301)
    11:00 a.m. Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    "Macbeth" play, Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Shuttles are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • June 22
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)

June 25 - July 1

  • June 25
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 26
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Kevin Bombardier, The University of Iowa (ILC 401)
    DEADLINE FOR ICUR PRESENTATION SUBMISSION (Title, funding source, and author information)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 136, MB 124, MB 129, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 27
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 129, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 129, MB 119, MB 220)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 201)
  • June 28
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Ten Talks Seminar (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 129, MB 119, MB 220)
  • June 29
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 129, MB 119, MB 220)
    1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Rafting trip. For more information check out the 2018 SRC raft trip flyer!

July 2 - July 7

  • July 2
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 3
    Daily Research Meetings
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 4
    No Meetings!
  • July 5
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings ( MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    GRFP Research Statement Due!
  • July 6
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)

July 9 - July 13

  • July 9
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 10
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings ( MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 11
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Seminar: REU FORUM IN STEM (ILC 201)
  • July 12
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Becoming the Messenger with Dr. Julianne Wenner (Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301)
    DEADLINE FOR ICUR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION. Information about the abstract submission is available here.
    ICUR REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Information about the conference registration is available here.
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    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)
  • July 13
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
    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.

July 16 - July 20

  • July 16
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 17
    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Invited Talk by Dr. Veselin Jungic, Simon Fraser University (ILC 401)
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 18
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster critiques (MB 136) 2016 JMM Poster Rubric
    Daily Research meetings (MB124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 19
    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 124, MB 119, MB 220)
    6:30 p.m. - BSU Cultural Dinner (Basque Center)
  • July 20
    ICUR Posters Due
    Daily Research meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)

July 23 - July 27

  • July 23
    Daily Research Meetings (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 24
    Daily Research Meetings/paper writing/critique (MB 124, MB 119, MB 220)
  • July 25 - 26
    Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research
  • July 27
    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  REU CAD Symposium (ILC 201)
    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Farewell Dinner/Exit survey (Cottonwood Grille, 913 W. River St., Boise)

July 28 - July 29

  • Departures

January 16-19, 2019