STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES AND ACTIVITIES
Pi Mu Epsilon
National Honor Society for mathematics majors in junior or senior year with an overall grade point average of 3.33 and a 3.50 average in mathematics. Biomathematics majors who meet the criteria can be nominated with an unsolicited recommendation from full-time mathematics faculty. The University’s chapter was installed in February 1973. An induction ceremony and dinner is held annually.
Integration Bee (Contact Dr. S. Muir)
This annual competition is like a spelling bee except contestant perform a calculus problem. There is both a high school and college division with cash prizes for the winners. For more information on the bee, click here.
This premier undergraduate math competition consists of two three-hour sittings separated by a lunch break. Each competitor attempts to solve twelve problems, which can typically be solved with only basic knowledge of college mathematics but which require extensive creative thinking.
Try a problem from the AMC-8, AMC-10, AMC-12 (updated daily by the MAA).
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Dr. Tom Shimkus, Chair
Scranton, PA 18510-4699