2023 SIMS Begins!

August 24, 2023

As of August 14, the 2023 Summer Insititute in Mathematics and Sciences has begun!

The Summer Institute in Mathematics and Science (SIMS) is a 3-week academic preparation and research training program for incoming first-year students intending to enroll at UCSB directly from high school in the Fall 2023. SIMS includes academic skills development, early undergraduate research, mentoring, community building, career awareness, personal and professional development that prepare first-year students to be competitive for subsequent academic and training opportunities, leading toward advanced degree programs or directly into the workforce.

SIMS leadership includes Student Coordinator and recent UCSB Alum Amy Lai, Peer Mentors Henry Dong, Jessy Gonzalez (2023 Beckman Scholar), Julia Miyamoto (2023 CSEP Scholar), Allan Garcia (2023 SACNAS Scholar), Super Mentors Milagros Esmerode and Daniela Rivera Mirabal, Assistant Director Sofi Sanabria-Guillen, Faculty Co-director Glenn Beltz, and Director Ofi Aguirre.

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