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**Susan Abernathy,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Tampa,FL March 9-12, 2012 (VIGRE),*Moab Typology Conference*, Moab, UT, May 29-June 2, 2012 (VIGRE)**Cody Armond,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Tampa, FL March 9-12, 2012 (VIGRE)**Andrew Barker,**Canada,*International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM),*July 18-22, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE),*Finite Element Conference*, Piscataway, NJ, Rutgers University, April 12-14, 2012 (VIGRE),*Finite Element Rodeo*, Houston, TX, Rice University, March 2-3, 2012 (VIGRE)**Deborah Chun ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Peter Lambert-Cole ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Christopher Adam Cross,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Christopher Davis,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Washington, D.C., March 16-19, 2012 (VIGRE),*Finite Element Rodeo*, Houston, TX, Rice University, March 2-3, 2012 (VIGRE),*SIAM Seas Conference*, Huntsville, AL March 23-25, 2012 (VIGRE),*Finite Element Conference*, Piscataway, NJ April 12-14, 2012 (VIGRE)**Matthew Dawson,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Forrest Gordon ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Joel Grieger ,***New Developments in NC Algebra and its Applications*, Isles of Skyes, Scotland June 25 – July 3, 2011 (VIGRE),*Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop on Categorification of Quantum Groups and Represnetation Theory*, Raleigh, NC, April 20-23, 2012 (VIGRE)**Dennis Hall,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Washington, D.C., March 16-19, 2012 (VIGRE),*Graph Theory Conference*, Atlanta, GA, May 6-11, 2012 (VIGRE),*Third Workshop on Graphs and Matroids*, the Netherlands, July 28 - August 8, 2012 (VIGRE)**Kyle Istvan ,***Knots Conference*, Washington, D.C., October 2-5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Mary Kate Kearny,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE),*AMS Sectional Meeting*, Tampa,FL, March 9-12, 2012 (VIGRE),*CAST 2012 Summer School on Contact Typology*, Budapest, Hungary, July 7-21, 2012 (VIGRE)**Neal Livesay,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Jacob Matherne,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Ben McCarty ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Emily McHenry,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Trevor McGuire,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Lawrence, KS, March 30-April 1, 2012 (VIGRE),*AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting*, New Orleans, LA, October 12-14, 2012 (VIGRE)**John Tyler Moss ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*Research Connections Program*, Marineland, FL, June 4 – August 3, 2011 (VIGRE),*AMS Sectional Meeting*, Washington, D.C., March 16-19, 2012 (VIGRE),*Third Workshop on Graphs and Matroids*, Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 25 - August 8, 2012 (VIGRE)**Gregory Muller ,***Banff Research Station*, Banff, Canada, September 4-10, 2011 (VIGRE),*Joint Introductory Workshop*, Berekely, CA, August 26 - September 8, 2012 (VIGRE)**Laura Rider ,***Toric Varities*, Cortona, Italy, July 16-30, 2011 (VIGRE),*AMS Sectional Meeting*, Lawrence, KS, March 30-April 1, 2012 (VIGRE),*Chomology and Support in Representation Theory*, Seattle, WA, July 26-August6, 2012 (VIGRE),*Categorical Representation Theory Workshop*, Eugene, OR, August 12-18, 2012 (VIGRE)**Amber Russell ,***AMS Western Sectional Meeting*, Salt Lake City, UT, October 22-23, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE),*SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification,*Raleigh, NC, April 20-22, 2012 (VIGRE)**Lucius Schoenbaum,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Benedyict Szozda,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (BOR)**Jesse Taylor,***AMS Sectional Meeting*, Washington, D.C., March 16-19, 2012 (VIGRE),*Graphy Theory Conference*, Atlanta, GA, May 6-14, 2012 (VIGRE),*Third Workshop on Graphs and Matroids*, the Netherlands, July 28 - August 8, 2012 (VIGRE)**Alonza Terry,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Paxton Turner,***SUMS Conference at JMU*, Harrisonburg, VA, September 28-30, 2012 (VIGRE)**Derek Van Farowe ,***Tech Topology Conference*, Atlanta, GA, December 9-11, 2011 (VIGRE),*Knots Conference*, Washington, D.C., October 2-5, 2011 (VIGRE),*AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting*, New Orleans, LA, October 12-14, 2012 (VIGRE)**Maria Vega ,***University of Southern California*, California, October 13-18, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)**Aaron Welters,***Research at AFOSR*, San Antonio, TX, January 15-19, 2012 (VIGRE),*Research at University of New Mexico*, Albuquerque, NM, February 9-March 3, 2012 (VIGRE)**Lee Winsperger,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE),*Workshop at the Max Planck Institute - Leizig and Seminar Talk*, University of Tuebingen, April 4-15, 2012 (VIGRE)**Liana Yepremyan,***Atlanta Lecture Series in Cominatorics and Graph Theory*, Atlanta, GA, November 4-7, 2011 (BOR)

**Year 2010-2011**

**Susan Abernathy (Graduate),***Knots in Poland III*, Warsaw, Poland, July 18-25, 2010; Bedlewo, Poland, July 25-August 4, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 7 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Jacob Aguilar (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Philip Benge (Undergraduate),***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-14, 2010 (VIGRE),*MAA Conference*, Oxford, MS Februrary 24-25, 2011 (VIGRE)**Jacob Blanton (Graduate),***Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT-2010)*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, October 14-15, 2010. (VIGRE)**Xuanting Cai (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 7 – 8, 2011 (BOR),*Ninth Annual Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference*, Lansing, MI April 1-3, 2011 (BOR)**David Chapman (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 7 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Deborah Chun (Graduate),***VIGRE Research Connections Program*, Ft. Collins, CO, June 18-July 20, 2010 (VIGRE),*Moutons matheux,*La Vacquerie, France,*A Workshop on Matroid Theory*, The Netherlands, July 24 – August 8, 2010 (VIGRE),*Study with renowned structural matroid theorist, Geoff Whittle of Victoria University and attended the week-long conference, Matroids and Computation*, Wellington, New Zealand, September 22 – December 13, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings & Short Course*, New Orleans, LA January 3 – 9, 2011 (BOR),*Les Moutons Matheux Conference*, La Vaquerie, France June 21-29, 2011 (VIGRE)**Nicholas Cobar (Undergraduate),***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-14, 2010 (VIGRE)**Susanna Dann (Graduate),***Wheaton College Career Mentoring Workshop*, West Point, NY, July 18-20, 2010 (BOR),*Perspectives in High Dimensions,*Cleveland, OH, August 1-6, 2010 (BOR),*Illinois/Missouri Applied Harmonic Analysis Seminar*, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, October 15-17, 2010 (BOR),*Tenth Prairie Analysis Seminar*, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, October 29-30, 2010 (BOR),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 5 – 9, 2011 (BOR),*Fourier Talks at the Norbert Wiener Center*, Washington, DC February 16-21, 2011 (BOR),*2011 AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting*, Statesboro, GA March 12-13, 2011 (BOR)*NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference*, Kent, OH June 19-27, 2011 (BOR)**Matthew Dawson (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 8, 2011 (VIGRE)**Guillaume Dupre (Undergraduate),***MAA Conference*, Oxford, MS Februrary 24-25, 2011 (VIGRE)**Stanislaw Dziobiak (Graduate),***Atlanta Lecture Series in Combinatorics and Graph Theory III*, Atlanta, GA April 15-April 17, 2011 (VIGRE)**Joel Geiger (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 7 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**Aleksandra Gruszua (Graduate),***2010 American Control Conference*, Baltimore, MD, June 29-July 3, 2010 (BOR),*Control, Optimization, and Functional Analysis: Synergies & Perspectives,*San Diego, CA, October 1-5, 2010 (BOR),*2010 49*, Atlanta, GA December 14-17, 2010 (BOR),^{th}Conference on Decision and Control*2011 AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting*, Statesboro, GA March 12-13, 2011 (BOR),*2nd Georgia Tech Savannah Robotics Technical Interchange Meeting*, Savannah, GA March 14-15, 2011 (BOR)**Dennis Hall (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings & Short Course*, New Orleans, LA January 3 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**Ying Hu (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**Jesse Levitt (Graduate),***Quantization Summer School at the Center for Mathematics at Notre Dame*, South Bend, IN May 30 - June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Bowen Li (Graduate),***Texas Geometry and Topology Conference*, College Station, Texas A&M University, November 12-15, 2010, (BOR)**Hannah Manuel (Undergraduate),***MAA Conference*, Oxford, MS Februrary 24-25, 2011 (VIGRE)**Jacob Matherne (Graduate),***Quantization Summer School at the Center for Mathematics at Notre Dame*, South Bend, IN May 30 - June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Ben McCarty (Graduate),***Trimester on Contact and Symplectic Topology Summer School and Conference*, Nantes, France May 28 - June 19, 2011 (VIGRE)**Trevor McGuire (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 8 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**John Tyler Moss (Graduate),***Meeting on Matroids and Computation*, Wellington, New Zealand, November 24 – December 13, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings & Short Course*, New Orleans, LA January 3 – 9, 2011 (BOR),*Les Moutons Matheux Conference*, La Vaquerie, France June 21-29, 2011 (VIGRE)**Laura Rider (Graduate),***Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop 2011,*Charlottesville, VA May 31 - June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)**Amber Russell (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 5 – 9, 2011 (BOR),*Conference in Honor of the 60*, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 19 – 29, 2011 (VIGRE),^{th}Birthday of Nicolas Spaltenstein EPFL*Trimester Program: On the Interaction of Representation Theory with Geometry and Combinatorics,*Bonn, Germany March 25 - April 17, 2011(VIGRE),*Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop 2011,*Charlottesville, VA May 31 - June 4, 2011 (VIGRE)**Anuwat Sae-Tang (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 9, 2011 (BOR),*5th Annual Graduate Student Probability Conference*, Atlanta, GA April 28-May 1, 2011 (BOR)**Lucius Schoenbaum (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 5 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Benedykt Szozda (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 8, 2011 (BOR),*Graduate Student Probability Conference 2011*, Atlanta, GA April 29 - May 1, 2011 (BOR**Jesse Taylor (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings & Short Course*, New Orleans, LA January 3 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**Derek Van Farow (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Maria Vega (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 5 – 9, 2011 (VIGRE)**Lisa Warshauer (Graduate),***Research at University of Canterbury (Christchurch), Matroid Theory Workshop at Victoria University (Wellington),*New Zealand, September 6 – December 4, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings & Short Course*, New Orleans, LA January 3 – 9, 2011 (BOR)**Yunyun Yang (Graduate),***AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings*, New Orleans, LA January 6 – 7, 2011 (BOR)**Zuhal Yeter (Graduate),***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 11-17, 2010 (BOR)

**Year 2009-2010**

**Susan Abernathy**,*Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference*, Huntsville, TX, November 6-8, 2009 (BOR),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Richard Barnard**,*NIST Conference*, Washington, D.C., June 28 “July15, 2009 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Jacob Blanton**,*Research Project at CSU*, Fort Collins, CO, July 2-30, 2009 (VIGRE)**Leah Childers,***Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference*, Huntsville, TX, November 6-8, 2009 (BOR), AMS*/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Choi, Kwang Ju**,*SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-18, 2010 (BOR)**Deborah Chun**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*41st Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Boca Raton, FL, March 7-13, 2010 (VIGRE),*2010 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting*, Lexington, KY, March 26-29, 2010 (VIGRE),*2010 Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Oxford, MS, May 19-22, 2010 (VIGRE),*SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-18, 2010 (VIGRE)**Moshe Cohen**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*Homology Theories of Knots and Links*, Berkeley, CA, March 14-20, 2010 (VIGRE)**Jared Culbertson**,*AMS Fall Central Section Meeting*, Waco, TX, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE)**Susanna Dann**,*February Fourier Talks*, Washington, D.C., February 16-22, 2010 (BOR)**Stan Dziobiak**,*AMS meeting at Florida Atlantic University*, Boca Raton, FL, October 30 -November 1, 2009 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-18, 2010 (VIGRE)**Nicholas Early**,*LIE**conference,*NSCU, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE),*Conference on Tropical Geometry and Physics*, Berkeley, CA, November 28, 2009 - December 5, 2009 (VIGRE)**Santiago Fortes**,*SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009, (VIGRE)*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Joel Geiger**,*Bifurcation Theory, Integrable Systems, and the Bispectral Problem*, May 13-19, 2010, Sophia, Bulgaria (VIGRE)**Dennis Hall**,*Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, May 19-22, 2010*, Oxford, MS (BOR)**Sylvia Jimenez**,*SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations*, Miami, FL, December 6-11, 2009 (BOR),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, May 22-27, 2010, Philadelphia, PA (BOR)**Qingxia Li**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Piotr Maciak**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**McCarty, Ben,***Homology Theories of Knots and Links*, Berkeley, CA, March 14-18, 2010 (VIGRE)**John Tyler Moss**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Jennifer Ribbeck (undergraduate)**,*SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)**Amber Russell**,*LIE**conference,*NSCU, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE)**Anuwat Sae-Tang,***A Conference in Honor of Prof Gross : Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Physics*, Ithaca, NY, April 10-13, 2010 (BOR)**Lucius Schoenbaum,***Workshop and AMS Special Session on Constructive Mathematics,*Boca Raton, FL, October 28 - November 1, 2009 (VIGRE),*SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2010 (VIGRE)**Katherine Smith (undergraduate)**,*SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)**Benedykt Szozda**,*A Conference in Honor of Prof Gross : Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Physics*, Ithaca, NY, April 10-13, 2010 (BOR)**Jesse Taylor**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*2010 Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Oxford, MS, May 19-22, 2010 (VIGRE)**Lisa Warshauer**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR),*41st Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Boca Raton, FL, March 7-13, 2010 (VIGRE),*CombinaTexas,*April 23-26, 2010, San Marcos, TX (VIGRE),*2010 Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Oxford, MS, May 19-22, 2010 (VIGRE),*SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-, 2010 (VIGRE)**Clayton Weeks (undergraduate)**,*SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)**Xinyao Yang**,*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)**Zuhal Yeter**,*SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, May 22-27, 2010, Philadelphia, PA (BOR)**Anna Zemlyanova**,*Division of Fluid Dynamics 62nd Annual Meeting,*Minneapolis, MN, November 22-24, 2009 (BOR),*AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

**Year 2008-2009**

**Jeremy M. Aikin**,*Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 (VIGRE),*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (VIGRE)**Cody Armond**,*MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008 (BOR),*Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (VIGRE)**Xuanting Cai**,*MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008 (BOR),*Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (BOR)**Kwang Ju Choi**,*American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (BOR)**Jens Gerlach Christenen**,*20 Years of Wavelets*, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, May 13-20, 2009 (BOR)**Carolyn Chun**,*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-8, 2009 (VIGRE),*40th Annual Southeastern Conference for Combinatorics*, March 1-6, 2009 (VIGRE)**Deborah Chun**,*Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 (VIGRE),*American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (VIGRE)**Moshe Cohen**,*MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008 (VIGRE),*Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (VIGRE)**Jintad Cui**,*14th Annual Copper Mountain Conference on Mulitgrid Methods*, March 21-27, 2009 (BOR)**Susanna Dann**,*February Fourier Talks*, University of Maryland, Washington, D.C., February 18-23, 2009 (BOR)**Stan Dziobiak**,*Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 (VIGRE),*American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (VIGRE)**Nick Early**,*MSRI Low-Dimensional Topology Workshop*, Berkeley, CA, August 10-15, 2008 (BOR),*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (VIGRE),*Summer School and Conference in Geometric Representation Theory*, University of Ottawa, June 15-27, 2009 (VIGRE)**Julius Esunge**,*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (VIGRE)**Liqun Fang,***AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR)**Alvaro Guevara**,*Blackwell-Tapia Conference*, Raleigh, NC, November 14-16, 2008 (BOR)**Mustafa Haji**,*Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (BOR)**Silvia Jimenez**,*SACNAS Notional Conference*, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 8-12, 2008 and*Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science*(BOR)**Quingxia Li**,*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR)**Adam Lowrance**,*MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008 (VIGRE),*Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (VIGRE)**Ben McCarty**,*MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008 (VIGRE)**Goderdri Pruidze**,*AMS Spring 2009 Easter Sectional Meeting*, Boston, MA, April 24-27, 2009 (BOR)**Maria Vega**,*Southern Regional Algebra Conference*, Mobile, AL, March 20-22, 2009 (VIGRE)**Jasson Vindas**,*AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR)**Lisa Warshauer**,*Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 (VIGRE)**Undergraduate Travel**,*Louisiana/Mississippi Section of the Mathematical Association of America*, March 5-7, 2009 (VIGRE&BOR)

**Deborah Chun ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Peter Lambert-Cole ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Christopher Adam Cross,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Susanna Dann,***Workshop at Kent State University*, Kent, OH, June 19-26=5, 2011 (BOR)

**Matthew Dawson,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Forrest Gordon ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Joel Grieger ,***New Developments in NC Algebra and its Applications*, Isles of Skyes, Scotland June 25 – July 3, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Kyle Istvan ,***Knots Conference*, Washington, D.C., October 2-5, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Mary Kate Kearny,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Jacob Matherne,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Ben McCarty ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Emily McHenry,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**John Tyler Moss ,***Trimester on Contact & Symplectic Topology*, Nates, France, May 13 – June 5, 2011 (VIGRE),*Research Connections Program*, Marineland, FL, June 4 – August 3, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Gregory Muller ,***Banff Research Station*, Banff, Canada, September 4-10, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Laura Rider ,***Toric Varities*, Cortona, Italy, July 16-30, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Amber Russell ,***AMS Western Sectional Meeting*, Salt Lake City, UT, October 22-23, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Lucius Schoenbaum,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Benedyict Szozda,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (BOR)

**Alonza Terry (undergraduate student),***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Derek Van Farowe ,***Tech Topology Conference*, Atlanta, GA, December 9-11, 2011 (VIGRE),*Knots Conference*, Washington, D.C., October 2-5, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Maria Vega ,***University of Southern California*, California, October 13-18, 2011 (VIGRE),*2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Lee Winsperger,***2012 AMS and MAA Joint Mathematics Meeting*, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (VIGRE)

**Liana Yepremyan,***Atlanta Lecture Series in Combinatorics and Graph Theory*, Atlanta, GA, November 4-7, 2011 (BOR)

**Susan Abernathy ,***Knots in Poland III*, Warsaw, Poland, July 18-25, 2010; Bedlewo, Poland, July 25-August 4, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Jacob Aguillar,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Philip Benge (Undergraduate),***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-14, 2010 (VIGRE)

**Jacob Blanton,***Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT-2010)*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, October 14-15, 2010. (VIGRE)

**Xuanting Cai,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR),*Ninth Annual Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference*, Michigan, April 1-3. 2011 (BOR)

**Dave Chapman,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Deborah Chun,***VIGRE Research Connections Program*, Ft. Collins, CO, June 18-July 20, 2010 (VIGRE),*Moutons matheux,*La Vacquerie, France,*A Workshop on Matroid Theory*, The Netherlands, July 24 – August 8, 2010 (VIGRE),*AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Nicholas Cobar (Undergraduate),***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-14, 2010 (VIGRE)

**George Cochran,***Regional MMA Math Competition*, Oxford, MS, February 2011 (VIGRE)

**Susanna Dann,***Wheaton College Career Mentoring Workshop*, West Point, NY, July 18-20, 2010 (BOR),*Perspectives in High Dimensions,*Cleveland, OH, August 1-6, 2010 (BOR),*Illinois/Missouri Applied Harmonic Analysis Seminar*, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, October 15-17, 2010 (BOR),*Tenth Prairie Analysis Seminar*, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, October 29-30, 2010 (BOR),*AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR),*February Fourier Talk at the Norbert Wiener Center*, University of Maryland, Washington, D.C. , February 2011 (BOR),**,***AMS*, Georgia Southern, Georgia , March 12-13, 2011 (BOR)

**Matthew Dawson,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Stanislaw Dziobiak,***Atlanta Lecture Series in Combinatorics and Graph Theory*,Atlanta, GA, April 16-20, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Joel Geiger,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR)

**Aleksandra Gruszua,***2010 American Control Conference*, Baltimore, MD, June 29-July 3, 2010 (BOR),*Control, Optimization, and Functional Analysis: Synergies & Perspectives,*San Diego, CA, October 1-5, 2010 (BOR),*AMS*, Georgia Southern, Georgia , March 12-13, 2011, Georgia (BOR)

**Dennis Hall,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Ying Hu,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR)

**Bowen Li ,***Texas Geometry and Topology Conference*, College Station, Texas A&M University, November 12-15, 2010, (BOR)

**Trevor McGuire,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**John Tyler Moss,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Amber Russell,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE),*Conference in Honor of Nicolas Spaltenstein, EPFL*in Lausanne, Switzerland, January 21, 2011 (BOR), Bonn, Germany, April 2011 (VIGRE)

**Anuwat Sae-Tang,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR),*GSPC Meeting*, Georgia, May 2011 (BOR)

**Lucius Schoenbaum,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Benedykt Szozda,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR),*GSPC Meeting*, Georgia, May 2011 (BOR)

**Jesse Taylor,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR)

**Derek Van Farowe,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Maria Vega,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (VIGRE)

**Lisa Warshauer ,***Research at University of Canterbury (Christchurch), Matroid Theory Workshop at Victoria University (Wellington),*New Zealand, September 6 – December 4, 2010 (VIGRE)

**Yunyun Yang,***AMS/MMA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, New Orleans, LA, January 7-9, 2011 (BOR)

**Zuhal Yeter,***SIAM 2010 Annual Meeting*, Pittsburgh, PA, July 11-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Susan Abernathy**, *Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference*, Huntsville, TX, November 6-8, 2009 (BOR), *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Richard Barnard**, *NIST Conference*, Washington, D.C., June 28 –July15, 2009 (VIGRE), *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Jacob Blanton**, *Research Project at CSU*, Fort Collins, CO, July 2-30, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Leah Childers, ***Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference*, Huntsville, TX, November 6-8, 2009 (BOR), AMS*/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Choi, Kwang Ju**, *SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-18, 2010 (BOR)

· **Deborah Chun**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *41 ^{st} Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Boca Raton, FL, March 7-13, 2010 (VIGRE),

· **Moshe Cohen**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *Homology Theories of Knots and Links*, Berkeley, CA, March 14-20, 2010 (VIGRE)

· **Jared Culbertson**, *AMS Fall Central Section Meeting*, Waco, TX, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Susanna Dann**, *February Fourier Talks*, Washington, D.C., February 16-22, 2010 (BOR)

· **Stan Dziobiak**, *AMS meeting at Florida Atlantic University*, Boca Raton, FL, October 30 – November 1, 2009 (VIGRE), *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics*, Austin, TX, June 13-18, 2010 (VIGRE)

· **Nicholas Early**, *LIE** conference, *NSCU, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE), *Conference on Tropical Geometry and Physics*, Berkeley, CA, November 28, 2009 – December 5, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Santiago Fortes**, *SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009, (VIGRE) *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Joel Geiger**, *Bifurcation Theory, Integrable Systems, and the Bispectral Problem*, May 13-19, 2010, Sophia, Bulgaria (VIGRE)

· **Dennis Hall**, *Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, May 19-22, 2010*, Oxford, MS (BOR)

· **Sylvia Jimenez**, *SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations*, Miami, FL, December 6-11, 2009 (BOR), * AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, May 22-27, 2010, Philadelphia, PA (BOR)

· **Qingxia Li**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Piotr Maciak**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **McCarty, Ben, ***Homology Theories of Knots and Links*, Berkeley, CA, March 14-18, 2010 (VIGRE)

· **John Tyler Moss**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Jennifer Ribbeck (undergraduate)**, *SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Amber Russell**,* LIE** conference, *NSCU, October 8-11, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Anuwat Sae-Tang, ***A Conference in Honor of Prof Gross – Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Physics*, Ithaca, NY, April 10-13, 2010 (BOR)

· **Lucius Schoenbaum, ***Workshop and AMS Special Session on Constructive Mathematics, *Boca Raton, FL, October 28 – November 1, 2009 (VIGRE), *SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2010 (VIGRE)

· **Katherine Smith (undergraduate)**, *SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Benedykt Szozda**, *A Conference in Honor of Prof Gross – Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Physics*, Ithaca, NY, April 10-13, 2010 (BOR)

· **Jesse Taylor**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *2010 Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Oxford, MS, May 19-22, 2010 (VIGRE)

· **Lisa Warshauer**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR), *41 ^{st} Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing*, Boca Raton, FL, March 7-13, 2010 (VIGRE),

· **Clayton Weeks (undergraduate)**, *SIAM Conference*, Denver, CO, July 5-11, 2009 (VIGRE)

· **Xinyao Yang**, *AMS/MAA Joint Mathematical Meetings*, San Francisco, CA, January 12-17, 2010 (BOR)

· **Zuhal Yeter**, *SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials and Science*, May 22-27, 2010, Philadelphia, PA (BOR)

· **Anna Zemlyanova**, *Division of Fluid Dynamics 62 ^{nd} Annual Meeting, *Minneapolis, MN, November 22-24, 2009 (BOR),

· **Jeremy M. Aiken**, *Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (VIGRE).

· **Cody Armond**, *MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*, Berkeley, CA, August 10-15, 2008 (BOR) *Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (VIGRE).

· **Xuanting Cai***, MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop*, Berkeley, CA, August 10-15, 2008, and *Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (both BOR).

· **Kwang Ju Choi**, *American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (BOR).

· **Jens Gerlach Christensen**, *20 Years of Wavelets*, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, May 13-20, 2009 (BOR).

· **Carolyn Chun**, ** AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference**, Washington, D.C., January 4-8, 2009,

· Deborah Chun, *Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008, *American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (both VIGRE).

· **Moshe Cohen**, *MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop Berkeley*, August 10-15, 2008, and *Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (both VIGRE).

· **Jintao Cui**, *14th Annual Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods*, March 21-27, 2009 (BOR).

· **Susann Dann**, *February Fourier Talks 2009*, University of Maryland, Washington, D.C., February 18-23, 2009 (BOR).

· **Stan Dziobiak**, *Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference, University of North Carolina*, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 and *American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting*, Champaign, IL, March 26-30, 2009 (both VIGRE).

· **Nick Early**, *MSRI Low-Dimensional Topology Workshop*, Berkeley, CA, August 10-15, 2008, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009, *and Summer School and Conference in Geometric Representation Theory*, University of Ottawa, June 15-27, 2009 (all VIGRE).

· **Julius Esunge**, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (VIGRE).

· **Liqun Fang**, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR).

· **Alvaro Guevara**, *Blackwell-Tapia Conference*, Raleigh, NC, November 14-16, 2008 (BOR).

· Mustafa Haji*, Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009 (BOR).

· **Silvia Jimenez**, *SACNAS Notional Conference*, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 8-12, 2008 and *Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science* (both BOR).

· **Quingxia Li**, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR).

· **Adam Lowrance**, *MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop,* Berkeley, August 10-15, 2008, and *Interaction Between Hyperbolic Geometry, Quantum Topology and Number Theory*, Columbia University, June 3-19, 2009.

· **Ben McCarty**, *MSRI Low Dimensional Topology Workshop Berkeley*, August 10-15, 2008 (VIGRE).

· **Goderdri Pruidze**, *AMS Spring 2009 Easter Sectional Meeting*, Boston, MA, April 24-27, 2009 (BOR).

· **Maria Vega**, *Southern Regional Algebra Conference*, Mobile, AL, March 20-22, 2009 (VIGRE).

· **Jason Vindas**, *AMS/MAA Joint National Math Conference*, Washington, D.C., January 4-9, 2009 (BOR).

· **Lisa Warshauer**, *Tom Brylawski Memorial Conference*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 17-19, 2008 (VIGRE)