Schedule

All SWiM participants and counselors require to attend all scheduled activities as daily schedule below. If you plan your own activity during free time, please inform your TA about your plan.

Note: All classes and lectures will take place in Physics 119.

The following is a tentative schedule and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Arrival on June 16 (Tuesday)

  • 10am-4pm: Pick up from the RDU/Arrival at Duke
  • 2pm-4pm: Registration at Edens 2C Commons
  • 6pm: Dinner at West Union (Brodhead Center)
  • Evening: Joint activity Sending postcards to parents or friends

Day 1 (June 17, Wednesday)

  • 7:45am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 8:30am-8:55am: Safety briefing by Duke Univ Police
  • 8:55am: Welcome Remarks
  • 9am-9:50am: Course I
  • 10am-10:50am: Course II
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 1
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm-2:30pm: Who am I? Meet with your instructors
  • 2:30-3:30pm: Introduction to Exploration Topics
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5:30pm: Choose your project and meet with TAs
  • 6pm: Dinner

Day 2 (June 18, Thursday)

  • 7:45-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-9:50am: Course II
  • 10am-10:50am: Course I
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 2
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm-3:30pm: Short break
  • 3:30-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5:30pm: Group Discussion
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Projects

Day 3 (June 19, Friday)

  • 7:45am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-9:50am: Course I
  • 10am-10:50am: Course II
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 3
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm-2pm: Campus Tour (meet in front of Duke Chapel)
  • 2pm-3:30pm: Group Discussion
  • 3:30-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5pm: Locopops social: Life at Duke as a math major 
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Projects

Day 4 (June 20, Saturday)

  • 7:45-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9:10am-10am: Riding bus to NCMA
  • 10am-noon: Math+Art at NCMA
  • 12pm-1pm: Boxed lunch at NCMA
  • 1pm-2pm: Tour NCMA
  • 2pm-3pm: Free time at NCMA
  • 3pm-4pm: Getting back to Duke
  • 4:30pm: Thank-you note to the anonymous sponsor for SWiM
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time!

Day 5 (June 21, Sunday)

  • 7:45am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-noon: Free time (Explore Sarah Duke Garden, Nasher Museum, Trails near Duke Campus)
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 2-3pm: Locopops social: Conversation with SWiM alumnus
  • 3-5pm: Movie Navajo Math Circles at Physics 119 (with drinks and snack)
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Projects

Day 6 (June 22, Monday)

  • 7:45am-8;30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-9:50am: Course II
  • 10am-10:50am: Course I
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 4
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm-3:30pm: Group Discussion
  • 3:30-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5:30pm: Group Discussion
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Projects

Day 7 (June 23, Tuesday)

  • 7:45am-8:30pm: Breakfast
  • 9am-9:50am: Course I
  • 10am-10:50am: Course II
  • 11am-12:10pm: Lecture 5
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm-3pm: Card Construction with Professor Daubechies
  • 3:15pm: Group Photo
  • 3:30-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5:30pm: Group Discussion
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Presentations

Day 8 (June 24, Wednesday)

  • 7:45am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-9:50am: Course II
  • 10am-10:50am: Course I
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 6
  • 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch (Brodhead Center)
  • 2pm-3pm: How to prepare for college applications
  • 3:30pm-4pm: Afternoon break (Refreshments provided)
  • 4pm-5:30pm: All about presentations
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Free time or Working on Group Presentations

Day 9 (June 25, Thursday)

  • 7:45am-8;30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-11am: Livestream Group Presentations (Physics 119)
  • 11am-11:50pm: Lecture 7
  • 12pm-1pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm-3pm: Duke Lemur Center Tour
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm: Closing Reception (Refreshments provided, Physics 101)
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • Evening: Feedback and pack

Departure on June 26 (Friday)

  • 7:45am-8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9am-noon: Departure and drop off at the RDU!