Western Regional Meeting on Graduate Education

University of Southern California
Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD), room 116
(campus map)
September 14-15, 2019

Agenda (PDF)
Participant list (PDF)

Resources

Agenda

Saturday, September 14
8:00-9:00: Registration, breakfast and informal mingling

9:00-9:45: Introduction to TPSE Math and Its Graduate Education Focus
  Eric Friedlander, TPSE Math & USC (PowerPoint)
  Tara Holm, TPSE Math & Cornell University (PowerPoint)

9:45-11:00: Administrators' Perspective
  Brit Kirwan, TPSE Math & University of Maryland - Moderator
  Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University
  Jim Lewis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  Jenny McNulty, University of Montana
  Scott Wolpert, University of Maryland

11:00-11:30: Break

11:30-1:00: Recruitment, Retention, Mentorship (PowerPoint)
  Tara Holm, TPSE Math & Cornell University - Moderator
  Matthew Ando, University of Illinois
  Ruth Haas, University of Hawaii
  Shelly Harvey, Rice University
  Shandy Hauk, San Francisco State University & WestEd
  Doug Ulmer, University of Arizona

1:00-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:30: Career Paths
  Mark Green, TPSE Math & UCLA - Moderator
  Wilfrid Gangbo, UCLA
  Skip Garibaldi, IDA Center for Communications Research - La Jolla
  Nirmala Kannankutty, National Science Foundation
  Katherine Stevenson, CSU Northridge  

3:30-4:00: Break

4:00-5:30: Diversity and Inclusion
  Karen Saxe, TPSE Math & AMS - Moderator
  David Goldberg, Math Alliance & Purdue University
  William Massey, Princeton University
  Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
  William Velez, University of Arizona

6:30: Reception (co-sponsored by the California State University System)

Sunday, September 15
8:00-8:30: Breakfast and informal mingling

8:30-9:45: Evolution of Graduate Programs
  Eric Friedlander, TPSE Math & USC - Moderator
  Sunčica Čanić, University of California, Berkeley
  Michael O'Sullivan, San Diego State University
  Don Saari, University of California, Irvine
  Ravi Vakil, Stanford University

9:45-10:00: Break

10:00-?: Synthesis and Next Steps: Discussion
  Phillip GriffithsTPSE Math, Institute for Advanced Study & University of Miami - Co-Moderator
  Brit KirwanTPSE Math & University of Maryland - Co-Moderator