Hendrix College, Rhodes College, and the University of the South
(Sewanee) hold a symposium late each spring for students to present
undergraduate research in mathematics and computer science.
With a history dating back to 1978 and now in its fourth
decade, the symposium is among the longest-running conferences
on undergraduate mathematics research.
[History of symposium.]
Because of their respective locations, the symposium occurs
at Rhodes every other year, and it alternates between Hendrix and
Sewanee for the remaining years. Often students from other
colleges in the area are invited.
The typical program for this overnight academic conference begins
with an evening dinner followed by an invited keynote speaker.
The following morning is a roster of undergraduate presenters from
the three colleges discussing their research in mathematics and