Category Archives: undergraduates

Meet Education & Outreach Intern Kelsey Bratton

NIMBioS is pleased to introduce Kelsey Bratton, our education & outreach intern who began her work here in January. A junior in mathematics at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Bratton is enrolled in the VolsTeach program, which enables students to graduate … Continue reading

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Congratulations to REU Participants for 2013

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 19 participants selected for the 2013 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The program will run for eight weeks this summer from June 10-August 2. Participants will live on campus and work in teams … Continue reading

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Undergrads Present Research at Fourth Annual Conference

More than 100 students from 44 different institutions in 19 U.S. states, Washington D.C., and two Canadian provinces converged on Knoxville on Nov. 17-18 to present their research at the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics … Continue reading

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Camacho Named SACNAS Distinguished Mentor

Congratulations are in order for NIMBioS Advisory Board Member Erica Camacho honored with the 2012 SACNAS Distinguished Undergraduate Institution Mentor Award. Camacho, a professor at Arizona State University, was one of six recipients of the 2012 SACNAS Distinguished Awards. SACNAS … Continue reading

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Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS Promotes Diversity

More than 170 young mathematicians attended last week’s Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS, which NIMBioS took the lead in organizing this year. Mathematics undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs and early career faculty attended mini-courses, research talks and a panel highlighting opportunities … Continue reading

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REU’s Present in UT STEM REU Symposium

Students from NIMBioS’ Research Experience for Underdergraduates (REU) joined undergraduates from colleges and universities all over the country to present their original research in a poster symposium last week in the University of Tennessee’s (UT) Baker Center Toyota Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Welcomes New REU Class

A talented group of eighteen undergraduates arrived at NIMBioS this morning to begin their eight-week immersion at the interface of mathematics and biology in the 2012 NIMBioS Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) . Now in its fourth year, this highly … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Shares Bat Ecologist Experience with UTEP

NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow Tom Ingersoll recently visited the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) to share his experiences in bat ecology and modeling by meeting with students and leading a workshop and field trip to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. In Ingersoll’s … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Shares Biology & Math at USA Science & Engineering Festival

NIMBioS had a great time in DC last weekend exhibiting to a crowd of more than 150,000 at the USA Science and Engineering Festival. Billed as “the largest celebration of science in the USA,” special guests included “rock stars” of … Continue reading

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Botesteanu Wins MAA Outstanding Presentation Award

Dana-Adriana Botesteanu, a participant in NIMBioS’ 2011 REU program, has won an “Outstanding Presentation” award from the Mathematical Association of America for her poster at the Undergraduate Poster Session at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings. Botesteanu’s poster presentation, “How does … Continue reading

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