MORE 2019

Mathematics - Opportunities in Research and Education

October 26-27, 2019
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

The first 'Mathematics - Opportunities in Research and Education' Meeting will take place at Virginia Tech on October 26-27, 2019 in cooperation with AWM. The purpose of this conference is to bring together undergraduate students interested in mathematics for a weekend to learn about opportunities in research and education. The participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures by leading mathematicians, engage in hands-on activities related to cutting-edge mathematical research, interact with graduate students, and attend panels on research, summer opportunities and the pathway to mathematical careers.

Click here for the conference poster.

Invited Speakers & Panelists

Brandilyn Stigler (Southern Methodist University)
Michael Young (Iowa State University)

Career and Pathways Panel

Research and Summer Opportunities Panel


For a simple timetable see the schedule page. We will start at 8:45 AM on Saturday, October 26 and end by 12:30 PM on Sunday, October 27th. Click here for a list of participants.

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Lodging & Travel

The conference will take place at the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus. We have reserved a block of rooms at Residence Inn Blacksburg. We will arrange accommodations for participants.

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Local Information

The conference will take place on the Virginia Tech campus. From the official conference hotels, it is a short walk. Click here for more campus information, such as a campus map and parking directions.

Blacksburg is a small college town that has lots to offer. Click here for more local information, such as local restaurants, weather, hiking and more.


We are committed to equal access and opportunity for MORE participants. For any accessibility-related questions or requests, please contact the organizers at


We are committed to the philosophy of equality of opportunity and treatment for all participants regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, age, marital status, disabilities, veteran status, field of expertise, or any other reason not related to scientific merit. We expect all MORE participants to work toward this commitment. Please report any violation of this to the organizers at or to VA Tech's Office for Equity and Accessibility

Advisory Board

Julie Blackwood (Williams College)
Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount)
Reginald L. McGee II (Holy Cross)
Teresa M. Overton (Northern Virginia Community College)

For any conference-related questions not answered on this page, please contact the organizers at


Main organizers.

Local organizing committee, all from Virginia Tech.


MORE 2019 is made possible by generous support from these organizations:

Clemson Math     VT Math

NSA     AWM    NSF