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GEAUX Calendar (2019)

Monday, Aug. 12

  • 10:00 AM - Meet at Lockett Hall
  • 10:30 - Icebreakers
  • 11:00 - Panel: Intro to Grad school
  • 12:00 - Lunch (provided)
  • 1:30 - Administrative intro with Charlotte, Kathy and Jolie
  • 2:00 - Intro to computer accounts, etc., with Alex and Nik
  • 2:30 - Campus Tour

 

Tuesday, Aug. 13

  • 9:30 AM - Coffee 
  • 10:00 - Algebra introduction talk (Samuel Wilson)
  • 11:30 - Algebra problem session
  • 12:30 - Lunch (on your own)
  • 2:00 - Intro to MathSciNet
  • 3:00 - 5:00 - Meeting with Dr. Adkins (by appointment)
  • 6:00 - Pasta Night

Wednesday, Aug. 14

  • 9:30 AM - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Analysis introduction talk (Walter Bridges)
  • 11:30 - Analysis Problem Session
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 1:30 - Algebra reasearch talk (Kent Vashaw)
  • 2:00 - Teaching Panel

 

Thursday, Aug. 15

  • 8:00 - 5:00 International student orientation (mandatory for F-1/J-1 students. See here for details)

 

Friday, Aug. 16

  • 8:15 - 10:45 AM - International student orientation
  • 9:30 - 11:30 - Meeting with Dr. Adkins (by appointment)
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch (on your own)
  • 4:30 PM bowling (Meet at 4:00 for carpool)

 

Monday, Aug. 19

  • 9:30 AM - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Topology introducton talk (Ryan Leigon)
  • 11:30 - Topology Problem session
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 1:00 - Algebra Qualifying Exam (Optional)

 

Tuesday, Aug. 20

  • 9:30 AM - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Analysis Research Talk (Po Han Hsu)
  • 10:30 - Algebra Research Talk (Alisina Azhang)
  • 11:00 - Combinatorics Research Talk (Sarah Allred)
  • 11:30 - Combinatorics Research Talk (Tara Fife)
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:15 - Pictures with Bogdan (Middleton Library, right outside Room 300 X)
  • 1:30-4:00 PM - R2R Workshop, This is mandatory! (Middleton Library, Room 300X)
  • 6:00 PM - Board Games in the Lounge

 

Wednesday, Aug. 21

  • 9:30AM - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Topology reasearch talk (Rima Chatterjee)
  • 10:30 - Applied mathematics research talk (Nha Van Tran)
  • 11:00 - Lunch
  • 12:00 - 4:00 Graduate Student Orientation (This is optional. Located at LSU Cox Communications Center for Student-Athletes: Bo Campbell Auditorium)
  • 1:00 - Analysis Qualifying Exam (Optional)

 

Thursday, Aug. 22

  • 9:30 AM - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Number theory research talk (Liem Nguyen)
  • 10:30 - Applied mathematics research talk (Sudip Sinha)
  • 11:00 - Surviving graduate school panel
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:30 - Mental health workshop
  • 7:00 PM - Movie night

 

Friday, Aug. 23

  • 5:00 - 9:00 PM - Math Department Barbeque (Location To Be announced)
  • 1:00 - Topology Qualifying Exam (Optional)