**Class of 1880 Prize: competition for freshmen**

A first prize of $250 and a second prize of $150 will be awarded for the highest scores in a special mathematics competition (2 hour long exam with 4-5 problems) for freshmen at UPenn. It is not necessary to know calculus to take this exam. The examination, which is open to all members of the freshman class in any school, will be given in April, 2018 (date to be announced; the previous exam was held on April 18, 2017, 4:30-6:30 in DRL 4C). Applicants need to sign up for the exam in the Department of Mathematics, 4W1 David Rittenhouse Laboratory by noon, on the day of the exam.

Sample exam: The class of 1880 exam from April 19, 2016.

**The Mathematics Department Undergraduate Research Prize**

Each year a prize of up to $250 will be awarded to the Penn undergraduate for the best project involving mathematical research. The amount of the prize will be determined each year by a Prize Committee appointed by the Undergraduate Chair, and will depend on the projects submitted. All projects should be sent to the Department of Mathematics, 4W1 David Rittenhouse Laboratory by April 1.

**Moez Alimohamed Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Teaching in Mathematics**

This award is given in the memory of Moez Alimohamed, an outstanding and inspiring teaching assistant. The award, in the amount of $500, will be presented annually to a graduate student in the Mathematics Department who has displayed this same commitment to teaching. Nominations for this award can be made by undergraduates and should be sent to ugrad AT math.upenn.edu, or the Department of Mathematics, 4W1 David Rittenhouse Laboratory by April 1.