Graduate Orientation 2021

Graduate Student Orientation Session - FALL 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021@ 10:00 a.m

General Meeting / Orientation Session

The Virtual Orientation Session for new graduate students and the General Meeting of all graduate students will take place on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 via ZOOM. 

 

AGENDA TBC

Orientation Session for New Graduate Students

  • (10:00 – 10:10) Introductions by Professor Jacques Hurtubise, Department Chair
  • (10:10 – 10:25) Overview of the Graduate Program by Professor Pengfei Guan, GPD
  • (10:25 – 10:30) Remarks by Jason Stillman, Graduate Program Coordinator
  • (10:30 – 10:40) Information on the ISM, presented by Alexandra Haedrich, ISM representative
  • (10:40 – 10:50) Presentation on computing, presented by David A. Stephens
  • (10:50 – 10:55) Information on the Schulich Library, presented by April Colosimo
  • (10:55 – 11:10) GPS outreach initiative to provide information on graduate funding opportunities
  • (11:10 – 11:20) Information on Mitacs, presented by Noha Gerges
  • (11:20 – 11:30) Q&A

 

General Meeting for All Graduate Students TBC

  • (11:30 - 11:35) Opening remarks.
  • (11:35 - 11:45) Discussion of graduate student activities. Information regarding graduate student positions on departmental committees, presented by Gavin Barill.
  • (11:45 - 11:50) Orientation Student Ambassador: overview of McGill services relevant to students' academic success, well-being, and professional development.
  • (11:50 - 12:00) AGSEM

 

Breakout Sessions

  • (12:00 – 12:30) Breakout Meeting for Research Groups TBC

 

Analysis: Hosted by Prof. Pengfei Guan

Number Theory: Hosted by Prof. Henri Darmon/ Prof. Eyal Goren

Applied Math: Hosted by Prof. Adam Oberman

Probability: Hosted by Prof. Jessica Lin

Geometry/Topology: Hosted by Prof. Jacques Hurtubise

Statistics: Hosted by Prof. Christian Genest

 

Please make every effort to attend the events. Although the morning orientation session is intended primarily for new students, we invite any interested returning students and staff to participate as well.

All graduate students are expected to attend the General meeting and Breakout Sessions.

 

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