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Mathematics Prizes

Class of 1880 Prize

A first prize of $250 and a second prize of $150 will be awarded for the best papers in a special mathematics examination. 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 on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 4:30-6:30PM in 2C6 DRL. 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.


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.


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