Mathematics in Industry Institute for Teachers

2005 Summer Workshop

As part of the Mathematics in Industry Institute for Teachers, a summer Workshop will be organized at WPI on July 11-15, 2005.

During the workshop 50 teachers will work with faculty, industrial mathematicians and undergraduates on finding the best ways to use real-world problems to motivate students and in particular women and underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in mathematics, engineering, information technology or finance/economics.

Application

There is no fee for the workshop. A $500 stipend is provided to the workshop participants.

Here is the application form .

Housing

There are two options for housing. Please indicate your choice on the application form.

Dorm rooms are reserved in Institute Hall (building G on the campus map). On Sunday afternoon, the keys can be found at the registration desk in Institute Hall between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. For those arriving later, the keys will be available at the Campus Police, located at 35 Dean Street (building 7 on the campus map).

For more information you can call the Mathematical Sciences Department at (508)-831-5241 during between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm on weekdays, or the Campus Police at (508)-831-5433.

Workshop Program

The workshop schedule is here.

Every day starts with continental breakfast in the Campus Center lobby at 8:00am. THe talks begin at 9:00am in Olin Hall (except for Tuesday, when the talks are in Salisbury Hall). The teams break-out sessions will be in Daniels Hall (building A on the campus map) in the Project-based Learning Community rooms.

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