Student Clubs and Opportunities


Math Club

The Math Club is a club open to all students with an interest in mathematics. The Math Club is also an official student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America.

The KU Math Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. to eat pizza, do math problems and listen to interesting math speakers.

Statistics and Actuarial Science Club

The SASC is a student chapter of the American Statistical Association.  Its purpose is to encourage students to learn about (and prepare for) careers in fields related to actuarial science, finance, and statistics.

Association for Women in Mathematics: KU Chapter

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a national organization devoted to encouraging women and girls to study, to have active careers in the mathematical sciences and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Kappa Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematics Society 

Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in Mathematics founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students. KU's chapter, the Pennsylvania Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, was founded on April 3, 1965.  Dr. Kronenthal and Dr. McQuaid are the faculty advisors. 

Eastern PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (EPCTM)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Student Affiliate


Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest 

Sunday, October 26, 2019 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist or Dr. Wong

SIMIODE Student Competition Using Differential Equation Modeling (SCUDEM) 

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - most likely at KU

Contact Dr. Emerick

Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) Team Mathematics Competition 

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - at Lafayette College

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

William Lowell Putnam Competition 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - at KU

Contact Dr. Wong

Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 

Thursday through Monday in late January 2020 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist

Kryptos Cipher Challenge

Thursday through Monday in April 2020 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist


Careers in Mathematics Conference

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at KU

Registration Deadline: Sunday, September 29, 2019

Contact Dr. Kronenthal, Dr. Landquist, or Dr. Wong

Series on Exploring Combinatorics and Number Theory (SECANT) Conference

Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, 2019 - at Cedar Crest College

Registration Deadline: to be announced

Contact Dr. Wong

6th Annual PASSHE STEM Undergraduate Research Conference 

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - at KU

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

Contact Dr. Lu or Dr. Wong

Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) Sectional Meeting

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - at DeSales University

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

Joint Mathematics Meetings

Wednesday, January 15 through Saturday, January 18, 2020 - in Denver, CO

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 17, 2019

Research Opportunities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs pay students to travel and do research over the summer at universities across the country!  Check out opportunities here and here!  

Talk to a professor about applying for a KU BEARS grant to do research over the summer at KU; get paid (and free housing) to do math!

Keystone Journal of Undergraduate Research - The Keystone Journal of Undergraduate Research (KJUR) is accepting manuscript submissions (KJUR Call for Manuscripts).

Professional Organizations for Mathematics students

American Mathematical Society

Mathematical Association of America (Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section) ( 

Association for Women in Mathematics

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics