IAS/Park Cit y Mathematics Institut e The IAS/Par k Cit y Mathematic s Institut e (PCMI ) wa s founde d i n 1991 a s par t o f th e "Regiona l Geometr y Institute " initiativ e o f th e National Scienc e Foundation . I n mid-199 3 the progra m foun d a n in - stitutional home at the Institute for Advanced Stud y (IAS ) in Prince- ton, Ne w Jersey . Th e PCM I continue s t o hol d summe r program s i n Park City , Utah . The IAS/Par k Cit y Mathematic s Institut e encourage s bot h re - search an d educatio n i n mathematics an d foster s interactio n betwee n the two . Th e three-wee k summe r institut e offer s program s fo r re - searchers an d postdoctora l scholars , graduat e students , undergradu - ate students , hig h schoo l teachers , mathematic s educatio n research - ers, and undergraduat e faculty . On e of PCMI's main goals is to mak e all o f th e participant s awar e o f th e tota l spectru m o f activitie s tha t occur i n mathematics education and research: w e wish to involve pro- fessional mathematician s i n education an d t o brin g moder n concept s in mathematic s t o th e attentio n o f educators. T o that en d th e sum - mer institut e feature s genera l sessions designed t o encourage interac - tion amon g th e variou s groups . In-yea r activitie s a t site s aroun d th e country for m a n integra l par t o f the Hig h Schoo l Teache r Program . v

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