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Student Opportunities

Organizations

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


Competitions

SIMIODE Student Competition Using Differential Equation Modeling (SCUDEM) 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - most likely at KU

Contact Dr. Emerick or Dr. Lee

Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest 

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist or Dr. Wong

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

Sunday, November 11 - at Lafayette College

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

William Lowell Putnam Competition 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - at KU

Contact Dr. Wong

Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 

Thursday, January 24, 2019 through Monday, January 28, 2019 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist

Kryptos Cipher Challenge

Thursday, April 4, 2019 through Monday, April 8, 2019 - at KU

Contact Dr. Landquist


Conferences

American Mathematical Society (AMS) Eastern Sectional Meeting (including a Special Session on Graph Theory)

Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2018 - at University of Delaware

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

PASSHE Mathematics Association (PASSHE-MA) Conference

Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13, 2018 - at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018

Contact Dr. Wong

5th Annual PASSHE STEM Undergraduate Research Conference 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - at Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Registration Deadline: TBA

Contact Dr. Wong

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

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

Series on Exploring Combinatorics and Number Theory (SECANT) Conference

Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018 - at Cedar Crest College

Registration Deadline: November 1, 2018

Contact Dr. Kronenthal or Dr. Wong

Joint Mathematics Meetings

Wednesday, January 16 through Saturday, January 19, 2019 - in Baltimore, MD

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 25, 2018


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 housing!).

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


Professional Organizations for Mathematics Majors

American Mathematical Society
www.ams.org

Mathematical Association of America (Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section)
www.maa.org (http://sections.maa.org/epadel/)

Association for Women in Mathematics
www.awm-math.org

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
http://www.siam.org