A Braid of Links-
'Your rough guide to mathematics on the Web.' A Canadian site with many
links to mathematics related information in all areas, from careers to
Last week, a friend of a student was visiting on campus. She told me
that although she really liked math, she had never really considered
being a math major. Her reason astounded me. She had been told by
her father, a mathematics professor at a state university, that math
was worthwhile preparation only for a teaching career! In the lingo
of our times, that is SO NOT TRUE!
Ready to put that math degree to work? Click here to see options on careers and graduate
schools in mathematics.
Math Resources:A list of mathematical magazines, both undergraduate
and beyond, with details on how to get published.
Check out the summer
Research Experiences for Undergraduates. These summer programs
usually provide a stipend for living expenses as well as being educational and great fun!
Deadlines are usually in mid-January to the beginning of February.
Most of the programs have an e-mail address you can use to ask for
application forms -- sometimes you can apply over the
net! There are other Summer Opportunities available as well.
Looking for a great experience abroad
next fall? Check out the description of
this program: Budapest semesters in mathematics.
Hungary has the highest reputation in training problem solving mathematicians!
The deadline for applications is April 30 (1997) for next fall's program.
There is also a program in the spring with a deadline of November 1.