2018 Math Prize Competition
October 27, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon, 3309 Rood Hall
All undergraduate students are invited to participate. This competition is not restricted to math majors. The test questions will assume a very basic knowledge of mathematics up to and including Calculus I. You need not sign up in advance. Just show up and be prepared to solve problems! Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10 a.m., 1025 Brown Hall, Main Campus
Wesley Pegden, Carnegie Mellon University
Refreshments served beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Why do you want to study math?
It is often demonstrated that being a mathematician is a top profession
- #1 CareerCast Best Jobs Ranking 2014
- #3 in Best Business Jobs and #4 Best STEM Jobs according to the US News Report 2018
Math skills matter most
Math gives plenty of career opportunities
- Career paths in mathematics
- Thinking of a career in applied mathematics?
- American Mathematical Society career information
Study abroad opportunity
If you are applying to a semester of full-year study abroad on the Budapest Semester in Mathematics/Mathematics Education program, BSM, please inquire into the "Linda Lesniak International Study Scholarship in Mathematics or Mathematics Education," as well as any other department funding that may be available to defray expenses related to study abroad. General inquiries about this scholarship should be directed to the chair of the Department of Mathematics.
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