In Summer 2002 the Mathematics Department of the Pennsylvania State University hosted a Research Experiences for Undergraduates site. Support for the site was provided by the National Science Foundation VIGRE grant.

The program ran for 7 weeks from June 17 to August 2, 2002, combined learning with research and included:

Each REU 2002 participant recieved a stipend of $2,100, reimbursement for room and board, and travel reimbursement up to $500.

Academic Calendar

Arrival DayJune 15
REU Welcome Party & Orientation
4:30 p.m., 212 McAllister Bldg.
June 16
Problem Solving and Weekly Seminars: Misha Guysinski, Director for REU
11:00 a.m., 222 Thomas Bldg.
June 17 - July 18
Mini Course I: Andrews - Partitions and the Omega Package
M,W,F, 10:10 a.m. - 12:05 p.m., 223 Thomas Bldg.
June 24 - July 5
Mini Course II: Pesin - Differential Equations as Dynamical Systems
T,R, 2:30 p.m. - 3:35 p.m., 222 Thomas Bldg.
July 9 - July 18
Completion of projects and preparation for conference presentationsJuly 19 - 26
MASS FestJuly 27 - 29
Dorm Check-out
12:00p.m.
August 4