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A central hub for your mathematics information and researching needs

Welcome to the Mathematics Subject Guide for CSUEB

Thanks for stopping by the Mathematics Subject Guide. This guide contains both CSUEB Libraries' restricted resources as well as publicly accessible ones.

Find Books: Search for books in CSU's library catalog or in the LINK+ catalog. You will also find links for ebook collections.

Find Articles: Directs you to the various databases and websites to locate online journal articles.

Find Math Websites: Links to various mathematical websites.

Wolfram/Mathematica: Instructions for downloading and using Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha Pro.

History of Math: Specialized resources for gathering information on the history of mathematics.

Equity & Justice Resources: Equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice is a critical component of understanding mathematics.

Calculus: Specialized resources for calculus-related information.

If you have any questions regarding how to use or how to find a particular resource, feel free to contact me.

Online Undergraduate Resource Fair for the Advancement and Alliance of Marginalized Mathematicians

OURFA2M2!

Mark your calendars! The 5th OURFA2M2 Conference will be held on November, 2024.

 

Year Round Flier

Please share our flier with your school, organization, students, friends, enemies, family, pets, or anyone else you think might be interested! This flier is not year specific, so you can put it on your website, put it on your office door, put it on your department bulletin board, all without worrying about it becoming out of date. PDF HERE

 

Apply Apply Apply

 

Applied Mathematics and Computational and Data Science

  • Hosted at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 

  • Program Runs: June 13th - August 12th

  • Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2024 and offers will be made by April 1, but competitive late applications may be considered until April 15. 

  • Students will work collaboratively on group research projects in applied mathematics, mathematical modeling, and computational and data science, including applying theoretical models to physical and biological phenomena. In the application the student should choose one of the two possible research topics:

    • Wave Phenomena and Mathematical Modeling

    • Mathematical Modeling of Spatial Processes and Deep Spatial Learning

  • Only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible. 

  • Women and underrepresented groups in Mathematics are encouraged to apply!

  • Stipend $5400 plus $900 meal allowance and $1000 travel expenses. Housing will be provided. 

Computational Modeling Serving The Community

  • Program runs: June 10th - August 16th

  • Application Deadline: March 31st

  • Held Virtually in 2024

  • The focus of this REU is computational modeling to serve and enhance communities. Students will be involved in multi-disciplinary, community-based research projects and trained in computational thinking across different disciplines. In doing so, they will gain an understanding of the potential and limits of these tools and how they can serve diverse communities.

    • The activities of this virtual REU Site will involve a 2-week training followed by an 8-week research project completed under a faculty mentor’s guidance and with the involvement of a community partner.

  • Only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible. 

  • Students from institutions with limited STEM and research opportunities (such as 2-year community colleges) and tribal colleges/universities are specifically encouraged to apply.

  • Stipend $7000 + $1400 meal allowance and $2200 housing allowance

REU Program in Algebra and Discrete Mathematics at Auburn University

  • Program Dates: May 28 - July 19

  • Application Deadline: March 25th

  • See the program webpage for more info on problems and ares.

  • Participants will receive a stipend of $4,500 and will live near campus at 191 College with housing paid.

  • NSF funding is restricted to US citizens and permanent residents. Other self-funded students are welcome to apply.

Polymath Jr.

  • Program Runs: June 20th - August 14th

  • Application Deadline: April 1st

  • The Polymath Jr program is an online summer research program for undergraduates. The program consists of research projects from a wide variety of fields. For more information go to the website linked above.

  • The goal of the original polymath project is to solve problems by forming an online collaboration between many mathematicians. Each project consists of 20-30 undergraduates, a main mentor, and additional mentors (usually graduate students). This group works towards solving a research problem and writing a paper.  Each participant decides what they wish to obtain from the program, and participates accordingly. 

MathILy-EST

  • Program runs: June 16th - August 10th

  • Application Deadline: April 2nd

  • In 2024 the MathILy-EST topic will be combinatorial geometry of origami, an area that mixes discrete mathematics, geometry, and analysis, under the direction of Dr. Thomas Hull.

  • MathILy-EST is an 8-week intensive summer research experience for exceptional first-year college students. MathILy-EST provides early research opportunities each year for nine college students who are deeply but informally prepared for mathematics research. The focus of the program is on first-year students, with second-year and entering college students also considered for participation.

  • Stipend- $4800, housing and meals included. 

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Internship

  • Programs Begin: May and June

  • Registration Deadline: March 29th

  • Summer Internship ProgramThe JPL Summer Internship Program offers 10-week, full-time, summer internship opportunities at JPL to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. As part of their internships, students are partnered with JPL scientists or engineers, who serve as the students' mentors. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science.

Are you applying to Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)? Check out our blog post on our advice for putting together an application: https://blogs.ams.org/mathmentoringnetwork/2021/01/20/advice-for-applying-to-reu-programs-from-recent-participants/

If you are having trouble finding REUs, there are several helpful websites to search for REU’s:

If you are working on your REU applications, check out our REU workshop slides from 2023 (if you are struggling with personal statements, slide 11-13 might be your interests!)

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1AsQQASvxINUGrErm4R8aJMTucE6DS2XZCj7dtPkEEe0

 

Conferences

 

Math For All in New Orleans a 2024

  • “Math for all in New Orleans has the purpose of fostering inclusivity in mathematics by holding talks and discussions in both research and education. This conference will be targeted to undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members from all institutions in New Orleans and provide a friendly, open environment to learn and discuss mathematics. ”

  • Math For All  has 7 in-person locations and a virtual format. All locations will connect to share and create community! All talks at the New Orleans location will be broadcasted live. 

  • Dates: April 05-06, 2024

Women in Data Science Livermore 

  • “WiDS Livermore is an independent event organized by LLNL ambassadors to coincide with the annual global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 200+ locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work…This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a number of domains, and connect with others in the field. The program features thought leaders covering a wide range of domains from data ethics and privacy, healthcare, data visualization, and more.”

  • Hybrid, free event: In-person at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, or Virtual

  • Registration Deadline: March 1, 2023

  • Date: March 13

The International Mathematics and Statistics Student Research Symposium (IMSSRS)

  • Date: April 13, 2023.

  • Location: Virtual

  • “IMSSRS is a free conference for all mathematics and statistics students (high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate) to share their research with the rest of the world, to learn about current research topics and to hang out with like-minded math and stat enthusiasts. Presenters must be students, but everyone is welcome as an attendee. Please feel free to share this opportunity with other students who might be interested.”

  • Abstract submission and registration deadlines: March 22, 2023.

  • To learn more, please visit the the IMSSRS website
     

Scholarships

 

Lathisms Scholarship

  • “This scholarship aims to support Hispanic/Latinx students interested in pursuing a career focused on mathematical sciences; such career paths include, but are not limited to, scientific research, mathematics education, engineering, and finance.”

  •  Open to Latinx/Hispanic students who are prospective/current undergraduate or graduate students, to help with costs such as childcare, application fees, and tuition

  • They will be holding a scholarship Q&A session on Friday February 9th, 1pm (Pacific)/4pm (Eastern). Sign up for a meeting link here.

  • Applications are now open and will close on February 29, 2024.

 

The OURF2AM2 Newsletter

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