Geometry & Topology RTG

University of Notre Dame

Bridge Program

The primary goal of the Brige Program is to give a head start to incoming students to ensure success in our first year graduate courses, irrespective of their background.

The schedule for the 2017 Brige Program is as follows. All talks are held in 258 Hurley Hall.
Monday 8/7
10-11 Modules, tensor products - Jacob Landgraf
1-2 Multilinear algebra - Gabor Szekelyhidi
2:30-3:30 Exact sequences, chain complexes, homology - Mark Behrens
Tuesday 8/8
10-11 Point set toplogy - Samuel Perez-Ayala
Afternoon Outing to Warren Dunes
Wednesday 8/9
10-11 Lp spaces - Adele Zhou
1-2 Basic logic - Justin Miller
2:30-3:30 Inverse and implicit function theorems - Xiaoxiao Li
3:30 Tea with current grad students
Thursday 8/10
10-11 Category theory - TJ Warner
1-2 Manifolds - Leandro Lichtenfelz
2:30-3:30 Vector bundles / tangent bundle - Laura Wells
Friday 8/11
10-11 Differential forms - Ethan Addison
1-2 Topological groups, group actions, Lie groups/algebras - Eric Wawerczyk