Undergraduate Announcements and News

March 13, 2013
Summer 2013 Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate Majors


Once again, the Princeton University Mathematics Department expects to support up to 10 undergraduate mathematics majors for a research program this summer.  Participating students will be required to be on campus for a total of 8 weeks during the summer period, where the total period of time could be split into two or three shorter periods, if approved.  Students will receive grants of $4,000 apiece for living expenses during the summer program.

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February 4, 2013
Spring Junior Seminar

The Spring Junior Seminar in Mathematics organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb 12, at 4:30 in Fine Hall 314. The leaders of each seminar, Professors Weinan E, Elias Stein and Stefan van Zwam will give a brief presentation on their topics. If you are unable to attend, please speak to Prof. Tasho Kaletha, Math Department Junior Adviser or one of the Junior Seminar faculty.

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December 10, 2012
Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2012 term.

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November 20, 2012
Putnam Math Competition in Princeton on December 1st

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held on Saturday, December 1st in Jadwin A10. 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.

There are a few openings for students who did not sign up for the competition; just appear and check in. The morning session ends at 1:00pm, and the afternoon session runs from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. No cell phones, computers, blackberries, cameras or other devices, or books or papers, are allowed in the examination room.

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October 2, 2012
Math Club's "Guide for Math Students" now available

The Princeton Undergraduate Math Club has recently compiled a comprehensive Guide for Math Students intended for undergraduates interested in mathematics.

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September 15, 2012
First Junior Seminar and Organizational Meeting

The first joint junior seminar and organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20 at 4:30pm.  All juniors are encouraged to attend!

Junior seminars for the Fall 2012:

Michael Damron: "Random Walks"

Sophie Chen: "Famous Problems of Geometry"

Tasho Kaletha: "Lie groups, Lie algebras, and their representations" 

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June 5, 2012
Prizes and Honors Awarded June 4, 2012


The George B. Covington Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Xue Liu and Shotaro Makisumi for excellence in mathematics.

The Middleton Miller ’29 Prize has been awarded to Edgar Dobriban, Oleg Lazarev and Chuen-Ming Mike Wong for the best independent work in mathematics.

The Peter A. Greenberg ’77 Prize has been awarded to Hyungjune Kang and Evan Brooks Warner for outstanding accomplishments in mathematics.

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April 20, 2012
Final Exam Schedule

Final exam schedule for Spring 2012 term.

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March 26, 2012
Sophmore Open House

Mathematics Department is holding this years Sophmore Open House on Tuesday April 10th, 2012 in Fine Hall Common Room from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

* Meet faculty members and instructors
* Learn more about the Mathematics Department
* Talk with math majors – discover what the undergraduate math experience is all about

Refreshments will be served

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March 1, 2012
Summer 2012 Program for Math Majors

The Mathematics Department expects to support up to 10 undergraduate mathematics majors for a research program each summer.  This program will require the students to be on campus for a total of 8 weeks during the summer period, where that total period of time could be split into two or three shorter periods, if approved.  The participating students will receive grants of $4,000 apiece for the summer period, to help cover their living expenses during the program.

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