Geometry & Topology RTG

University of Notre Dame

Bridge Program

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

See here for past Bridge programs: 2016, 2017.

The schedule for the 2018 Bridge Program is as follows. All talks are held in 258 Hurley Hall.
Monday 8/6
11-12 Multilinear algebra - Mark Behrens
12-1pm Lunch
1pm Dunes excursion, weather permitting
Tuesday 8/7
1-2 Exact sequences - Sarah Petersen
2:15-3:15 Inverse and implicit function theorems - Xiaoxiao Li
Wednesday 8/8
1-2 Manifolds - Jens Kjaer
2:15-3:15 Vector bundles / tangent bundle - JD Quigley
Thursday 8/9
1-2 Differential forms - Gabor Szekelyhidi
2:15-3:15 Topological groups, group actions, Lie groups/algebras - Dmitri Voloshyn