Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference at James Madison University
Saturday, September 26, 2015
SUMS at JMU is an annual conference promoting undergraduate research in mathematics, statistics, and their applications. It features contributed undergraduate research talks, invited talks aimed at a general undergraduate math audience, a poster session, and panels about graduate school, undergraduate research, and math careers.
Anyone who has done original research in mathematics or statistics while an undergraduate is invited to contribute a 15 minute talk about his or her work. Undergraduate and high school students are invited to present research or expository posters on any mathematical topic.
Registration is free and open to the mathematical community, including undergraduate, high school, and graduate math students, high school math teachers, and faculty. The deadline for general registration, as well as talk and poster submission, is September 12. After this date, registration is still open but free lunch is not guaranteed, acceptance of talks and posters is contingent on space considerations, and abstracts of talks and posters may not be printed in the program. To register, please follow the "Registration" sidebar link. To contribute an undergraduate research talk, an undergraduate research or expository poster, or a high school poster, please follow the "Contributed ..." sidebar link.
Support for SUMS is provided by the College of Science and Mathematics at James Madison University, the College of Integrated Science and Engineering at JMU, JMU's General Education Program, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at JMU, the Office of the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity at JMU, Pi Mu Epsilon, the Math Club at JMU, and James Madison University.
Mathematics publishing houses Oxford University Press, the American Mathematical Society, Pearson/Prentice Hall, and Cengage Learning also support the conference, as does puzzle maker Nikoli, and mathematics courseware developer Hawkes Learning.