Math Links

 


The Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Sponsored by the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) every February. If you have a strong mathematics and physics background, you are the ideal contestant!

William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

The only mathematics test where the mode is zero. Administered by the Mathematical Association of America every December. You can view past problems and their solutions here.

Putnam Mathematical Competition Honor Roll

We recognize every student who has ever scored on the Putnam exam. When I taught at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, we had a wooden plaque with names engraved on brass plates. Because of the budget situation, our plaque must be virtual. Any wealthy alumni out there care to make a donation?

The Klein Four Group

This is an a capella group from Northwestern University who sing songs about mathematics. Their video "Finite Simple Group (of Order Two)" is a must-see.

Stanislaus Mathematics Council

This is our local affiliate of the California Mathematics Council and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. It is composed of teachers who are dedicated to teaching mathematics to all students in the Stanislaus County and beyond. They sponsor the Stanislaus Mathematics Conference every January.

Association for Women in Mathematics

A nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

Would you like to study mathematics in Hungary? This is one of the few overseas programs solely dedicated to mathematics. Instruction is in English. The goal of the program is to provide highly motivated North American undergraduate students of mathematics an opportunity to experience the mathematical as well as the general culture of Hungary.

Mathematical Quotations Server

This page is maintained by Furman University, where I taught from 1999-2000. Click on the link above for a random mathematics quote.

The Mathematics Genealogy Project

Who was Euler's thesis advisor? Who was Gau' thesis advisor? Who was my thesis advisor? Find out here.

The Millenium Prize Problems

Seven unsolved problems in mathematics. Seven million dollars in prize money.

Pi to a million decimal places

More digits than Maple gives you. More digits than you can possibly memorize.

Mathematics on The Simpsons

Homer: The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side.

Man in stall: Thats a right triangle, you idiot!

Homer: Doh!

Math for Valentine's Day

Here is some new math.

The Millenium Prize Problems

Seven unsolved problems in mathematics. Seven million dollars in prize money.