What is ARTU?


ARTU stands for Advanced Research Training for Undergraduates. It is a research program directed to undergraduate students at Washington University in St Louis who have a proven record of strong mathematical skills and who are motivated to carry out research in areas with substantial mathematical content.

ARTU, which has been running since mid 2012 and was funded through summer 2014 by the United States National Science Foundation via NSF Faculty CAREER Award No. DMS-1055897. ARTU is currently funded through the Washington University Office of Undergraduate Research.


Mathematics compares the most diverse phenomena and discovers the secret analogies that unite them.

J. Fourier