Are you interested in undergraduate research, but don’t know where to begin?
Both the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) maintain lists of summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs. Deadlines are typically in the spring.
- NSF list of REUs in Mathematics and Computer Science
- AMS list of REUs
Both the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) maintain lists of useful resources for student researchers.
If you are looking for a place to present your undergraduate research to a national audience, some excellent options are:
- Joint Mathematics Meetings student poster session, usually in early January
- ACM Student Research Competition takes place at numerous participating conferences, including SIGCSE which is usually held in late February or early March
- National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), usually in early April
- Posters on the Hill in Washington DC, usually in April
- Mathfest usually in late July or early August
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference, usually in early November
Congratulations student winners!
- Jennifer Alexandra Thompson, winner of the CUR Undergraduate Research Award at SIGCSE 2021 for her poster, Exploring How Students Use an Online Learning Environment
Students may be eligible to receive an Outstanding Poster Award at MathFest. Additionally, students may be awarded travel grants for attending NCUR