NSF Graduate Fellowship Panel
Sept. 8, 2016 - REC 112
The slides from Dr. Goins' presentation can be downloaded here.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is perhaps this most prestigious graduate fellowship for those of us in the mathematical sciences. Edray Goins (Associate Professor of Mathematics) and Mark Ward (Associate Professor of Statistics, Associate Director of Actuarial Science, and Undergraduate Chair) will run two seminars to maximize your chances of being awarded this fellowship!
During the first of two seminars, well review the specifics of the fellowship. We will cover what needs to go into the application -- such as a personal statement, curriculum vitae (CV), research statement, and letters of recommendation. We will also give more general information on applying for other graduate fellowships, such as the Hertz Foundation, Ford Foundation, National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC), and National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG).
At the seminars, we will have several Purdue staff and students in Mathematics and Statistics who have served on NSF GRFP panels and/or been awarded the fellowships over the years. Dinner will be served at both sessions.
Speaker: Amanda Lohss
Sept. 15, 2016 - REC 112
Amanda is a Ph.D. student at Drexel University. The topic of her talk is still TBA. Math Club members can meet at 5 PM in Hillenbrand Dining Court to eat with the speaker before her talk.
Fall 2016 Callout
Sept. 1, 2016 - REC 112
The Math Club's Fall 2016 callout will be held on Sept. 1, 2016 from 6-7 PM in REC 112. Meet the officers, hear about what we do in Math Club, sign up for our mailing list, and stick around to eat pizza!
LaTeX Tutorial Presented by Dr. Ward
Oct. 1, 2015
The files from Dr. Ward's LaTeX tutorial can be downloaded here.
If you have a Mac, you can download MacTeX here. If you are on another operating system, perform a Google search for a version of LaTeX compatible with your computer. Similarly, if you would like to use Emacs (the program Dr. Ward used to edit his .tex file), a Google search will bring you to a download page. You can download a reference card for Emacs keyboard shortcuts here.