The department has a number of
activities that take place throughout the year:
For faculty and graduate students
Seminars and Colloquium:
The department holds a weekly colloquium at
4pm on Tuesdays, in AMB 164.
On Tuesdays at 12:45 is the Algebra,
Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology seminar, and
on Thursdays at 12:45 is the Applied Math Seminar. Both seminars meet in AMB 164.
Statistical Consulting: The department’s Statistical Consulting Lab
provides advice to faculty and graduate students across the university.
For undergraduate mathematics majors and graduate students
Each spring the department hosts a Grad Dinner for those
graduating that spring or the following summer or fall. This event allows the
department to recognize each graduating student in a small, personal setting.
For undergraduate mathematics majors
The Math Club holds regular meetings and raises money through its
breakfast table to support undergraduate participation at regional meetings.
The Southwest Undergraduates Mathematics Research Conference (SUnMaRC) is an annual undergraduate research
conference for students in Arizona and the Southwest.
There are many summer internship opportunities for mathematics
undergraduates including our very own Research Experience for Undergraduates
The Problem of the Week is a weekly contest consisting of
non-standard problems. Student submissions are graded and assigned points that
score on a prize earning ladder.
The department’s unique
Friday Afternoon Mathematics Undergraduate Seminar
(FAMUS) is a weekly event
consisting of announcements, talks and faculty interviews. Learn what
mathematics is about and how the faculty ended up in our department at this
Outreach to the schools
The department runs contests for middle and high school students and organizes Math Circles at some of the local schools. Read more.