For Current Fellows
Academic year 201718 GSM activities
711 August 2017, preorientation for entering graduate students
Academic Year 20162017 GSM Activities
August 812, 2016: Early Orientation (Required for GSM Fellows, open to all entering students)
Early Orientation Information and Schedule, including required reading assignment
August 1819, 2016: Math Department Orientation (Required for all students)
May 1526, 2017: Prelim Study Groups
June 9July 28, 2017: Summer Reading Groups for FirstYear GSM Fellows; Directed Summer Research for SecondYear GSM Fellows
Academic Year 20152016 GSM Activities
August 1014, 2015: Early Orientation for GSM Fellows
GSM Orientation Goals and Suggestions
Three articles to read prior to GSM orientation (recommended reading for all incoming graduate students!):

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids, by Carol Dweck. 2015. Scientific American. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/thesecrettoraisingsmartkids1/

Reducing Stereotype Threat http://www.reducingstereotypethreat.org/

Advice to Young Mathematicians. From the Princeton Companion to Mathematics http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/gowers/gowers_VIII_6.pdf
August 1718, 2015: University New TA Orientation
August 1920, 2015: Math Department Graduate Orientation
May 927, 2016: Algebra and Analysis Prelim Study Groups
Analysis Study Group Leader: Chase Russell
Algebra Study Group Leader: To be announced
June 9July 28, 2016: Summer Reading Group on Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Representation Theory
Faculty Advisor: David Royster
Graduate Student Leader: Dustin Hedmark
Suggested Texts:
John Stillwell, Naive Lie Theory
Brian Hall, Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Representations