For Current Fellows
Academic year 201718 GSM activities
711 August 2017, Early Orientation (required for GSM Fellows, open to all entering students)  schedule
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