Department of Mathematics   VIGRE @ Duke

Duke University

  • Overview               

    In 2000 the National Science Foundation announced a grant to the Department of Mathematics of Duke University under the program Grants for Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE). The VIGRE grant is for five years, beginning July 1, 2000.

    The principal components of Duke's VIGRE program are

    • VIGRE Postdoctoral Fellows
    • The Graduate Program
    • PRUV: Program for Research for Undergraduate with VIGRE
    • CHISEL: Carolina High School Education Leadership Program.
    • VIGRE program assessment, which seeks to monitor and evaluate the impact of VIGRE on our undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral program.

  • Goals
    • Integration of research and education at all levels
    • Broadening education at all levels
    • Recruitment of students and postdocs
    • Strong mentoring of students and postdocs
    • Improved teaching and communication skills
    • Shortended time to Ph.D.
    • Dissemination of our VIGRE activities to the mathematics community

  • Highlights