Undergraduate Program
Undergraduate News
 Got a good TA?
Nominate them to receive the Math Department's Teaching Assistant
Award
 Congratulations to Joseph Woodworth and Jason Wong! Joseph has been
awarded a 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate
Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship, and Jason has been
appointed as one of NOAA's 2011 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholars.
Congratulations!
 In Winter 2010, the Mathematics and Computer Science departments
launched a new, 1credit, online
Introduction to MATLAB course, to help prepare students for
other courses that use MATLAB (in particular, in the
Math courses 240, 241, 246, 461). Now offered as
MATH/CMSC 206, this course will run in the first weeks of each
semester starting Spring 2011.
 In Winter 2010, the Mathematics Department launched a new,
2credit
Condensed Introduction to Analysis, a condensed and intensive
preparation for MATH 410.
 Professor
Larry Washington
was the 2009 winner of the
John Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching, from the
the
Maryland/DC/Viriginia section of the
Mathematical Association of American.
 MATH MAJORS:
Check out the
undergraduate research opportunities and
undergraduate awards.
 MATH CLUB: the MATH
CLUB is sponsoring activities of mathematical interest to majors
and nonmajors alike. All are welcome, check it out.
 PME: Pi Mu Epsilon, Inc (PME),
is the National Mathematics Honorary Society. At UMCP, PME is run by the
Math Club. If you are interested in participating in PME, please visit: PME.
 Women in Math:
Women in Math (WIM)
is a UMCP organization dedicated to serving women mathematicians
at UMCP.
 MINORS: The Mathematics Department
offers Minors
in Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Mathematics.
 ACTUARIAL ADVISING:
Useful information and FAQs
for those who are interested in becoming an actuary.
 Maryland's approach to Developmental Mathematics was featured in this article in
"MAA Online".
 Maryland Professor Jim Fey gave a talk to the
Mathematical Association of America on how to improve mathematics
education.
