### Upcoming Events

01/16/2018 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Topology Seminar - Speaker: Bus Jaco

01/17/2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lie Groups Seminar - Speaker: Ed Richmond

03/09/2018 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Colloquium - Speaker: Frank Sottile

## Math Club

Pi Mu Epsilon (Math Club) officially meets every other Wednesday in MSCS 514 from 5:00-6:00pm. Some meetings feature guest speakers on interesting mathematical topics, like juggling and origami. Others are more focused on giving members a chance to bond through fun and Games Mathematicians Play! Contests are held each semester such as Math Jeopardy and the Integration Bee.

**Meetings for the Fall 2017 Semester:**

September 13

September 25- Special speaker on Mathematica at 5:30pm in MSCS 514

September 28- Co-hosting a 2-hour seminar on Cryptography from 6:00-8:00pm with ACM club (location TBD)

October 4

October 18

November 1

November 29

## Advising and Enrolling

**Undergraduate Advising**

Fall 2017

**For prerequisites and placement in 1000- and 2000-level courses:**

**Dr. Chris Francisco, Associate Head**

Office: MSCS 401

Phone: 744-8225

Email: chris.francisco@okstate.edu

Office Hours: Call (744-8225) or email to make an appointment.

**For new undergraduate math majors and minors:**

**Cara Brun, Math Advisor **

Office: LSE 213

Phone: 744-5658

Email: cara.brun@okstate.edu

Drop-in Office Hours: To make an appointment please call 744-5658. Existing advisees may make an appointment on Star.

**For new Honors math majors, questions on the math major or minor, and placement in upper division courses:**

**Dr. Lisa Mantini, Director of Undergraduate Studies**

Office: MSCS 410

Phone: 744-5777

Email: lisa.mantini@okstate.edu

Drop-in Office Hours: M 3:30-4:30 PM, W 1:00-2:00PM, R 2:30-3:30PM, or email for an appointment. Existing advisees may make an appointment on Star. Dr. Mantini accepts new advisees who are not in the Honors College by request only.

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## Why Study Mathematics?

A degree in mathematics opens up many possibilities. Here are some resources about careers for people with a strong background in math.

- What to do with a degree in math (OSU College of Arts and Sciences)
- Mathematics careers (Mathematical Association of America)
- Careers in mathematics (American Mathematical Society)
- Careers in actuarial science (Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society)

## Undergraduate Awards

The Mathematics Department presents a number of awards to students every year in recognition of their achievements. The generosity of friends of the Department has made these awards possible, and their support for the education of math students helps a new generation of teachers and researchers emerge.

- American Fidelity Actuarial Program Scholarship
- Arlene Starwalt Jeskey Scholarship in Math Education
- Chesapeake Energy Corporation Math & Sciences Scholarship
- Emeriti Scholarship in Math Education
- Emeritus Math Faculty Award
- Hazel Bucy Endowed Fund
- Jeanne Agnew Memorial Scholarship
- Koslow Undergraduate Mathematics Research Experience Scholarship
- Litchenburg Family Scholarship for Mathematics
- Mathematics General Scholarship
- Oustanding Junior in Mathematics
- Oustanding Research in Mathematics
- Outstanding Senior in Mathematics
- Sharon L. Daniel Scholarship
- SST Software Scholarship
- The Mathematical Contest in Modeling
- William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Contest