Summary: January 2012 RAE Schedule and Proposal Format
January 9 (Monday):
Exam questions will be posted at 9 am; question selection by noon of that day (email
selection to Ms. Kathy Lopresti: firstname.lastname@example.org).
January 19 (Thursday):
Turn in exam (email and hard copy) by noon of that day to Ms. Kathy Lopresti; your
responsibility to obtain validation of submitted exam from her.
January 20 (Friday):
Oral exams (8:30 am to 5 pm); schedule will be emailed to you by January 18.
January 24 (Tuesday):
Exam results will be given to students.
Prepare write-up in the form of a proposal:
Format: 1" margins, single-spaced, 12-point font
Total pages (not including references): ! 10
Page 1: Title Page: Title, Name, Summary (1 para), University Honor Pledge
Page 2: Checklists: Global, Specific to the problem you choose
Page 3-6: Introduction and Background, including discussion of relevant literature and
Page 7-10: Proposed Research, including plan of work; make sure you have addressed all
parts of the problem statement (see Checklist).