2006 Program and Brochure, 2007 Program and Brochure


Description: This day program (9am-12noon) is designed to provide participants with a variety of mathematical experiences to extend their understanding and knowledge in mathematics. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving. The covered topics are
  • Grades 5-6: divisibility, introduction to cryptography, introduction to probability
  • Grades 7-8: numerical bases, exponents and logarithms, a potpourri of geometry


Eligibility: Girl students should be enrolled in the 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade during the academic year 2007-2008 and have the recommendation of their mathematics teacher.

Application: Send the completed application forms to:
Girls and Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of Virginia
P. O. Box 400137
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4137

Registration is not complete until all forms are received.
Selection: Participants will be selected in the order in which completed applications are received.

Web Page: http://people.virginia.edu/~im3p/girlsandmath_2008.html

Coordinators: Tai Melcher (Grades 5-6) and Irina Mitrea (Grades 7-8)

Instructors: Rafaela Guberovic (graduate student, UVa), Katherine Heller (graduate student, UVa), Diana Mitrea (undergraduate student, Cornell University), Diana Morris (graduate student, UVa), Carly Simpson (undergraduate student, UVa)

Organizer and Program Contact: Irina Mitrea, 434-982-2787; im3p@virginia.edu

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia.

Non-discrimination Policy
   Consistent with Federal and State law, the University does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University operates equal opportunity and affirmative action programs for faculty, staff, and students, including discriminatory harrassment policies and procedures. The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
   The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP) is responsible for the enforcement of the University's equal opportunity and non-discrimination obligation. A faculty member, staff employee, or student having a complaint of prohibited discrimination may file a complaint with EOP in accordance with the University of Virginia Discrimination Complaint Procedures.
   The University's Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator is Bradford K. Holland, University Ombudsman. Darlene Scott-Scurry is the University's Title IX Coordinator and Director of Office of Equal Opportunity Programs. The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs is located in Washington Hall, East Range; the telephone number for the office is 434-924-3200. The mailing address is: Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Virginia, P. O. Box 400219, Charlottesville, VA 22904.

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