Undergraduate Announcements and News

April 23, 2015
Yuval Wigderson '16 Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Mathematics major Yuval Wigderson '16 has been awarded a 2015 Goldwater Scholarship by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

The Foundation was established by the United States Congress in 1986 in honor of Senator Barry Goldwater to "provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers..." This year 260 scholarship were awarded out of a pool 1,206 applicants.

Congratulations, Yuval!

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April 6, 2015
Sophomore Open House, Thursday, April 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This year's Sophomore Open House will be held this Thursday, April 9, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Fine Hall Common Room.

  • Meet faculty members and instructors
  • Learn more about the Mathematics Department
  • Talk with math majors -- discover what the undergraduate math expereience is all about

Information for prospective math majors can be found on our website: www.math.princeton.edu/undergraduate

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February 9, 2015
JUNIOR SEMINAR ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

JUNIOR SEMINAR ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Tuesday, February 10TH 4:00 – 5:30 FINE 314

Students who did a Junior Seminar in the fall have two options in the spring: either another Junior Seminar, or a Junior Paper.  Those who did a Junior Paper in the fall must sign up for a Junior Seminar in the spring.

SEMINARS TO BE OFFERED IN SPRING:

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December 7, 2014
The Spring 2015 Undergraduate Course Offerings are Now Available

Please click the link below to view the spring 2015 course offerings in the mathematics department. The course schedule is tentative and subject to change.

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October 14, 2014
Special Presentation to Undergraduates on Applying to Grad School and Working in the Industry this Thursday

Math Seniors

 

Reminder this Thursday Oct. 16th at 4:30, in Fine 110 our Senior Adviser, Professor Paul Yang will host an information session for you. Refreshments will be served.

 

Applying to Graduate School/Working in the Industry – Making the Right Choice

 

Speakers will include:

 

Professor Dave Gabai, Math Department Chair

Professor Alex Ionescue, Director of Graduate Studies on applying to graduate school

Eric Chen, graduate student's perspective

Andrew Yang on working at Google

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September 30, 2014
Putnam Math Competition Meeting September 30th.

The first meeting of the Putnam Math Competition is tonight with Professor Gunning at 7:30 in Fine Hall 214.

 

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held Saturday
December 6th, in McDonnell A01.

Please sign up with LeeAnn Coleman in Fine 315.

For those interested in practicing their problem solving between now and
then, the math department will hold practice sessions. Anyone interested is
welcome to attend these sessions.

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September 10, 2014
Undergraduate Drop/Add/Course Swap Information

Drop/Add/Course Swap

Drop/Add/Course Swap Procedures For Fall 2014

If there is space in the course you want, you can make your changes in SCORE without special math department permission.

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August 21, 2014
The Undergraduate Office Has Moved to Room 315

LeeAnn Coleman, the undergraduate administrator, has moved her office to Fine 315.

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June 18, 2014
Andrei Pohoata '14 cited by USA Mathematical Olympiad

Andrei Pohoata '14 has been cited by the Mathematical Association of America for his work as a grader for the Mathematical Olympiad and for the two problems he submitted for the contest. The citation reads, "A primary purpose of the USAMO is to encourage young people to excellence in problem solving and encourage them to cintinue in mathematics as a career. Mr. Pohoata provides a wonderful role model as a mathematician who continues to be involved."

 

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June 2, 2014
The Mathematics Department Congratulates the Following Majors Receiving Honors

Highest Honors

Alan Chang
Eric Christopher Chen
Alexander Daniel Iriza
Eugene Alexander Katsevich
Kai Zong Khor
Daniel John Kriz
Dmitriy Kunisky
Horia Stefan Mania
Jane Wang

High Honors

John Robert Lacayo Anderson
Laurent Jean Barham Cote
Takumi Murayama
Aaron Victor Schild
Minh-Tam Quang Trinh
Evangelie May Leurgans Zachos
Qiuyi Zhang
Feng Zhu

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