Duke Math Hosts SWIM: A Summer program for female rising senior high school students

SWIM (Summer Workshop In Mathematics) is a 9-day workshop for female rising senior high school students interested in mathematics. All students currently in their junior year of high school are eligible to apply. Participants in the workshop will attend two mathematical courses, and in the afternoon work in groups on an exploration topic related to a course of their choice. Throughout the workshop students will meet undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty of the Department of Mathematics at Duke University.

The course and lecture will enculude

  • Can you tie knots?
  • What can you do with shapes?
  • Truth is stranger than fiction: A look at some improbabilities
  • Combinatorics meets topology: Möbius functions, Euler characteristic and beyond
  • Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images
  • Gaps between primes

For more information see the website.