Undergraduate Announcements and News

April 4, 2014
Join us for the Sophomore Open House, Thursday, April 10 at 3:30

The Department of Mathematics Sophomore Open House will be Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Fine Hall Common Room (3rd floor).

  • Meet faculty members and instructors
  • Learn about the Mathematics Department
  • Talk with math majors - discover what the undergradaute math experience is all about
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January 27, 2014
The spring 2014 undergraduate schedule has been posted.

Please view the Undergraduate Schedule page to view spring classes.

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January 9, 2014
The Mathematics Department welcomes Keith Devlin, Visiting Professor of Distinguished Teaching!

Professor Keith Devlin will join the Mathematics Department for the spring semester as the Stanley Kelley, Jr. Visiting Professor of Distinguished Teaching! Professor Devlin is a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute, a co-founder of the Stanford Media Xresearch network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI.

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December 4, 2013
Putnam Mathematical Competition to be held this Saturday, December 7th

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held this Saturday December 7, in Fine Hall 314. 
The morning session begins at 10:00 am; but all participants should plan to be there at least 20 minutes before the session begins in order to check in.
The morning session ends at 1:00 pm, and the afternoon session runs from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
There are a few openings for students who did not sign up before the deadline for the competition;  just appear and check in.  

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November 25, 2013
Information session for Math Majors on UCLA Graduate Programs; Tuesday, November 26th

Math Seniors and Juniors,

Dr. Andrea Bertozzi is visiting from UCLA.  She directs the applied math graduate program there, and is a Princeton alumnae ('87 *91).  She would like to talk to current Princeton math majors about graduate school in general and about the program at UCLA (both pure and applied).

Dr. Bertozzi will host a PIZZA lunch in the PL at 12:30 Tues November 26.

Please RSVP IMEDIATELY to bertozzi@math.ucla.edu

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September 13, 2013
Mathematics Major Alexander Iriza Presented Class of 1939 Princeton Scholar Award

The Class of 1939 Princeton Scholar Award is given to the undergraduate who, at the end of the junior year, has achieved the highest academic standing for all preceding college work at the University. This year, the award is shared by Alexander Iriza and Katherine Pogrebniak.

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September 4, 2013
Fall Junior Seminar Organizational meeting will be September 16th at 3 p.m.

The organizational meeting for Fall 2013 Junior Seminars in Mathematics will take place Monday, September 16th at 3:00 pm in Fine Hall 322. 

If you are unable to attend, contact Junior Departmental Adviser Tasho Kaletha tkaletha@math.princeton.edu

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September 3, 2013
Visit the Mathematics Department at the Academic Expo on September 9th

The Department of Mathematics welcomes the Class of 2017

Visit us at the ACADEMIC EXPO Monday, September 9, 2013

10-11 a.m. in Frick A57

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May 21, 2013
Congratulations to This Year's Putnam Competition Winners!

Congratulations to all of the winners from this year's Putnam Mathematical Competition, where the Princeton University team received honorable mention. Bowie Liu '13 ranked in the top 25 participants and received a $250 award. Receiving honorable mention from Princeton were: Arka Adhikari '16, David Corwin '13, Eugeni Dimitrov '13, Bumsoo Kim '16, Ante Qu '15, Zev Rosengarten '13, Alexander Smith '15, and Matthew Superdock '13. 

For more information on the Putnam Mathematical Competition, visit their website here

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May 16, 2013
Xinyi Chen '15 awarded $100,000 Thiel Fellowship

Mathematics major Xinyi Chen '15 has been awarded a \$100,000 "20 under 20" fellowship from the Thiel Foundation. The fellowship awards 20 students under 20 years of age with \$100,000 over two years to start a company. Chen had participated in the Tigerlabs startup accelerator last summer and has founded a company aimed at improving telepresence and video chat technologies for mobile devices. For the full article in the Daily Princetonian, click here.

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