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Opportunities for undergraduates

Research Experience for Undergraduates list
Research Experience for Undergraduates sites list by the AMS
UCLA Summer Institute Research in Industrial projects
The Milton and Cynthia Friedman Internships Opportunities in Washington, DC
The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition In 2014 CMU had 55 students in the top 507.
Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest
MCM: The Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics
Introduction to Algebraic Geometry At University of Utah
Department of Homeland Security Scholarships
Soros Fellowships for New Americans
CMU Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute
Fifth Year Scholars Program Do a project, get a fifth year nearly free!
Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund Summer travel or study abroad
CMU Undergraduate Research Initiative Get a grant!
MCS College Honors
CMU Office of International Education
Fellowship Resource Advising Center
Emerging Leaders A Spring program for first year students
The Triple Helix An undergraduate journal devoted to issues that intersect with science, society and law

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Calculus links

Derivative at a Point Watch secant line approach the tangent line*
Area so far function*
Exploration of Riemann sums Look at the approximation for right hand sums
Definition of ln(x) as a definite integral
Exponential Growth and The Rule of 70
Direction fields
Another direction fields applet
Newton`s method Can enter your own problem
Newton's Method derived
Very nice Newton's Method demonstration
Another very nice Newton's Method demonstration
Cycloid applet
Polar grapher

* Developed by Dan Sloughter of Furman University. See his website.

Doing Well in Calculus

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Mathematics links

"Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit."
- Stefan Banach (1892-1945)

Mathematics Information Servers Good place to investigate grad schools
Mathematical Atlas indexed by Mathematics Subject Classification
Eric Weissteins' World of Mathematics
Math resources by subject A search engine
Math Pages
The Topology Atlas
Graph theory resources
A history of the Four Color Problem
Number Theory Web
Fibonacci numbers and nature
Animated Fibonacci activities
The Mystery of Fibonacci Numbers
Towers of Hanoi demo
A history of the perfect number problem
The Sierpinski Gasket
Leibniz and Pascal Triangles
A history of the perfect number problem with a list of those known
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search Finding World Record Primes Since 1996
The Pi-Search Page
The Prime Pages
Integer Sequence Resources
Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem
The Continuum Hypothesis
Euclid's Elements - David Joyce's applet version
Geometry from the Land of the Incas
Macalester College Problem of the Week
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles Mathematics preprints
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About mathematics

"Mathematics is one of the essential emanations of the human
spirit, a thing to be valued in and for itself, like art or poetry."

- Oswald Veblen (1880-1960)

Wikipedia Math Portal
Mathematical Quotations
The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics
The Mathematics Genealogy Project
Women Mathematicians-Alphabetical Index
Info on the Erdös number project
Theorem of the Day
How To Write Proofs
Introduction to mathematical arguments

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Mathematics related organizations

Allegheny Mountain Section of the MAA
e-MATH Home Page American Mathematics Society
Association for Women in Mathematics
INFORMS: Home Page The operations research organization
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
International Association of Financial Engineers
Mathematical Association of America: MAA Online
Mathematical & Computational Sciences Division of NIST
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Security Agency
The National Science Foundation
NSF: Student Interests
Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Society of Actuaries
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
American Statistical Association
Carnegie Mellon University Math Club

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Registration and advising

Academic audit
Interactive Schedule Of Classes
CMU Undergraduate Catalog
Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Programs
Mellon College of Science Undergraduate Information
Academic Calendar
MCS College Honors
MCS Humanities & Social Sciences and Fine Arts Requirements
CMU Undergraduate Mathematics courses
MCS Transfer Credit Policy
Ap Credit Policy
OLR direct link
The CMU HUB cross registration process
CMU Schedule-O-Matic
Student forms
Office of International Education

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Carnegie Mellon links

8.5 by 11 news
CMU News
CMU Events Lectures, etc.
The Piper A campus news puplication
Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Program
Mellon College of Science Undergraduate Information
Career Center
CMU Mathematics courses
Current undergraduate course offerings
Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance
Mathematical Sciences Department
Pure and Applied Logic at CMU
ALADDIN: ALgorithmic ADaptation, Dissemination and INtegration
Center for Nonlinear Analysis
Center for Computational Finance
Mellon College of Science
Mellon College of Science Information for prospective students
Fifth Year Scholars Program Do a project, get a fifth year nearly free!
CMU Study Abroad office
Undergraduate Research Initiative Get a grant!
Scholarship database
Bachelor of Science and Arts (BSA) Degree Program
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries Front Door
Research Showcase @ CMU
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
Mellon College of Science Career Center
Mellon College of Science Career Consulting
Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute Our Research Experience for Undergrads program
Carnegie Mellon Summer School of Logic and Formal Epistemology
Technical Opportunities Conference A September event to meet potential employers and internship possibilities
Business Opportunities Conference Another September event to meet potential employers and internship possibilities
Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) A program connecting computer science, engineering, and the arts
Data Science Graduate Study at CMU
The Leonard Gelfand Center A resource for outreach and gifted students
Academic Development Get a tutor; become a tutor
Computing Services
Carnegie Mellon Green Practices
TechBridgeWorld Creating technology accessible and relevant to all
Student Health Services
The Bridge Find out what's happening!
Carnegie Mellon Athletics
Club Sports
CMU Crew
Random Distance Run
Carnegie Mellon Tartan Sports Analytics Club
School of Drama Box Office
The Official Home of the Band Without Pants!
All University Orchestra
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Carnegie Mellon
Scott Hall
Cohon University Center expansion

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Job search resources

Career Profiles from the Mathematics Association
Association for Women in Mathematics Career page
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Career page
Career Information from the American Mathematical Society
Employer posted positions for CMU mathematics majors
Mathematical Sciences Career Information
Career Information from the AMS
Mellon College of Science Career Center
Occupational Outlook Handbook
CMU Career Fairs
Graduate school survival guide Specifically for Computing and mathematical sciences
CareerWeb, jobs, careers, resumes, computers, engineering, resume database, jobs database, books, bookstore, advice, mosaic, monster
The QUANTster Jobs in quantitative finance
U. S. Department of Energy careers
How to Become a Mathematics Teacher Information on standards, testing, salaries, etc.
Teach for America
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships
Carney Sandoe & Associates | Welcome to CS&A Recruiter for independent schools.
Recruiting New Teachers Home Page
Southern Teachers Agency
Baltimore City Teaching Residency
Mississippi Teacher Corps

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Summer opportunities

Research Experience for Undergraduates list
UCLA Summer Institute Research in Industrial projects
Science and engineering internships
Statistics internships
Jennings Family Brave Companions Fund Summer travel or study abroad
Federal Reserve Board internships
Internship & Co-op Opportunities for Undergraduates
FBI Internships
CMU Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute
Volunteer trips around the world
Guide to Internships Abroad

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Actuarial science

Society of Actuaries Register for exams here!
Casualty Actuarial Society
Be an Actuary A site explaining the career including sample tests
The Actuaries Hall Great test resource from Prof. Finan of Arkansas Tech
DW Simpson Actuary Jobs
Actuarial placements and salary surveys - Actuary / Actuarial Indepth Information, Jobs - actuary jobs - actuarial jobs
Pryor Executive Search Insurance Recruiting Specialists
ACTEX Publications, Mad River Books and ACTEX Actuarial Recruiting
Actuarial Science Lots of information!
Validation by Educational Experience (VEE)
Searchable Directory of Approved Courses for VEE credit by institution
Actuarial Society of Greater New York Actuarial Career Day: Annually in January
Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment Salary data,publication, positions, a scholarship
CMU Actuarial Club

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Operations research

The INFORMS Career Booklet Is a Career in Operations Research/Management Science Right for You?
Operations Research: The Science of Better
INFORMS: Home Page The main operations research professional society
INFORMS Student Chapter at CMU
Michael Trick's Operations Research Page A great source from a Tepper School professor.
Graduate programs in operations research
The INFORMS Student Newsletter
Champions of Operations Research
Wayne Winstons Blog
Michael Trick's Operations Research Blog
Dr. Anna Nagurney's blog RENeW
Women in OR/MS
Tutorial on using the Excel Solver add-in
Frontline Systems Developer of the Solver Excel add in. Link includes a tutorial and a download.
Optimization Solver The solver for Open Office
Link to download Solver for a Mac
Student versions of LINDO and LINGO can be downloaded from LINDO Systems Home Page.
A student version of MPL can be downloaded from Maximal Software
Linear Programming Frequently Asked Questions
An on-line implementation of the simplex algorithm
Another on-line simplex algorithm Allows the user to choose the pivots

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Cross registration interest

The CMU HUB cross registration process Download forms here.
Carlow University
Chatham University Teaching certification courses
Community College of Allegheny County
Duquesne University Math Dept
Pitt schedule and course descriptions
Pitt campus map Registration - and their Math Department - are in Thackeray Hall.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Presbyterian affiliation
Robert Morris University Offers actuarial science courses
St. Vincent College In Latrobe.
Seton Hill University In Greensburg.
Pittsburgh Filmmakers' School of Film, Video and Photography

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Graduate School Information

Mathematics Information Servers Lots of information on graduate departments customizable graduate school ranking
A really big list of graduate programs in math, applied math, OR, statistics, biostatistics, and Math education
Graduate school survival guide Specifically for Computing and mathematical sciences
Graduate Record Examination homepage
Operations Research Graduate Programs
L S A C . o r g - Official LSAT Site of the Law School Admission Council
Searchable AMS Phd and Masters degree program list
A guide to online masters degree programs Information on getting an MBA including taking the GMAT test
Exam Focus Free sample GMAT and other sample questions
Academic programs in financial engineering
Data Science Graduate Study at CMU
Recent Math Sciences job placement and graduate school admissions
Professor Schimmerlings advice on applying to PhD programs

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Study Abroad links

CMU Study Abroad office
Budapest semester
EuroScholars - European Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Math in Moscow
National University of Ireland, Galway
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
The University of Melbourne
Study Abroad with IES Links to programs in several countries
IES Barcelona
Math in Moscow
Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany
Knowledge Exchange Institute A variety of programs including two in Russia
Wisdom Study Abroad
Going Global: A student's road map to studying abroad
Search for study abroad opportunities
Semester at Sea Find your education abroad!
Guide to Internships Abroad
Study engineering abroad
The School for Field Studies
Safety tips for student travel abroad

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Software and calculators, etc.

Tutorial on using the Excel Solver add-in
The Free Online Graphing Calculator Can also be downloaded.
For information on TI calculators Texas Instruments.
Student versions of LINDO and LINGO can be downloaded from LINDO Systems Home Page.
Frontline Systems Developer of the Solver Excel add in. Link includes a tutorial and a download.
Teaching Linear Programming using Microsoft Excel Solver
An on-line implementation of the simplex algorithm
Another on-line simplex algorithm Allows the user to choose the pivots
AMPL: A modeling language for mathematical programming
For information on Maple MapleSoft Home Page.
A Wikipedia article with a selection of examples illustrating Maple.
LaTeX for Windows (MiKTeX)
WinEdt editor configured for MiKTeX
LaTeX Math Symbols
Michael A. Morrison LaTeX links page
The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List More than 300 pages worth!

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Teaching resources

The Eberley Center for Teaching Excellence at Carnegie Mellon.
Project NExT -- New Experiences in Teaching Opportunities for beginning math professors.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Calculus graphics -- Douglas N. Arnold
Earth Math Class projects
The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
Resources on education from Richard Felder
The Math Forum Some interesting, useful stuff!
Educational Software for K-12 and Post Secondary Schools
The R. L. Moore legacy and method
A Handbook for Mathematics Teaching Assistants by Tom Rishel

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Study skills

Common Errors in College Math
CMU Office of Academic Development Peer tutoring, academic counseling, other help.
The Global Communication Center at CMU Help with writing and communications.
How is college different from high school?
Tips for First-Year Students
Been There Should've Done That: 995 Tips for Making the Most of College Inexpensive book full of advice
How to succeed in mathematics Includes reading the text, studying, and test advice.
Managing a Busy Schedule for College Students
Learning Strategies for Success
Financial calculation, language translation, budgeting, research tools, writing tools, references, job search, and self improvement!

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Links for pre-college students

Modern Mathematics -International Summer School for Students July 4-14, 2015
Gelfand Center List of resources for gifted students
Leap@CMU - a CMU program in Computer Science for Pittsburgh area students
National High School Game Academy
CMU Science Van Outreach Program
CMU Summer Pre-College Programs
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences Alumni Association
How is college different from high school?
Tips for First-Year Students
Expectations of students in science and engineering calculus

Summer Math Camps and Programs for High School Students
techbridge Inspire a girl to change the world
Awesome Math Program
Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists
Art of Problem Solving On-line courses, LaTeX
College in High School at the University of Pittsburgh
Super Mathter A Math/English/Grammar workbook system
American Mathematics Contest 12
Center for Talented Youth - Johns Hopkins University
The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University
RiverQuest Science on the rivers!
MathPath: Advanced Summer Camp for students age 11-14
Program in Algorithmic and Combinatorial Thinking At Princeton
Davidson Institute Free Programs and Support for Profoundly Gifted Students under 18

Family Light A resource for students (and their parents) who are struggling to meet the challenges of adolescence
Math Learning Disability Resource

The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid
Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women
Student Loan Calculator / College Savings Calculator

Art of Problem Solving A collection of specially-designed resources for eager math students
Math in Daily Life

Print your own graph paper!
Still more, including paper for three dimensional images

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Pittsburgh links

Pittsburgh events
Another take on Pittsburgh events
Eventbrite Yet another take on Pittsburgh events
The Knit The Bridge Project - August 10-11, 2013
Citiparks Pittsburgh has some great parks!
Post-Gazette links to restaurant menus
Awesome Pittsburgh
Watch Pittsburgh's bald eagles live Pittsburgh has eagles? Who knew?
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presentations
Pittsburgh Filmmakers Independent media arts center offering courses
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh Public Theater
City Theatre
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera
Pittsburgh Playhouse
Quantum Theatre
River City Brass
Heinz Chapel Choir
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Renaissance City Choirs
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
The Oaks Theater Very interesting offerings!
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater A community performing arts center
The Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series Music in the park!
Pittsburgh Speakers Series
Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures
WQED Pittsburgh Home Page Public radio and television, classical music at 89.3
90.5 Essential Public Media The new version of WDUQ: NPR, BBC, Car Talk, etc.
wyep 91.3fm :: where the music matters
The Saturday Light Brigade Radio for your Saturday morning
The Pittsburgh Jazz Channel An on-line jazz station
The Andy Warhol Museum Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, studied at Carnegie Tech
Carnegie Museum of Art Just down the street from CMU
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Just down the street from CMU
Powdermill Nature Reserve
Carnegie Science Center Includes Omnimax theater
Frick Art and Historical Center Art, history, antique cars, greenhouse, restaurant
Pittsburgh Aviary The national aviary
The Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival A late Summer event
Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center
Pittsburgh Voyager Science on the rivers!
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Across Schenley Park from CMU
Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Society for Contemporary Craft
The Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh
The Clemente Museum
Three Rivers Arts Festival Downtown
Pittsburgh Art Places Find public art and arts venues
A Fair in the Park Early Fall at the corner of Fifth and Shady
Shadyside Art Festival Walnut Street
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library Indoor playspace for children, birth through kindergarten
Pittsburgh Steelers Football
Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball
Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey
Pittsburgh Power Arena football
Pittsburgh Passion Women's Football
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer
Pittsburgh Marathon A may event
Bike Pittsburgh
Kayak Pittsburgh See the Burgh from a river!
Port Authority Of Allegheny County Mass transit. The 28X goes CMU to/from Airport cheaply!
Try this for parking downtown!
Ali Baba Restaurant Middle Eastern food
The Bangkok Balcony Thai food - vegan friendly
Smiling Banana Leaf Thai food - vegan friendly
The Green Mango Thai food - several locations
The Silk Elephant Thai food
China Palace Restaurant Vegan friendly!
Silk Pagoda Chinese Restaurant
Wai Wai Restaurant Chinese cuisine
Grille On Seventh
Conflict Kitchen A take-out restaurant serving only cuisine from countries the United States is in conflict with - currently serving Cuban food.
Paris 66 Every day French cuisine
Istanbul Sofra
The Shadyside neighborhood
The bridges of Pittsburgh
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra
Seton Hill Theatre and Dance
The Apple Hill Playhouse
The Palace Theater attractions
SummerSounds Greensburg's Free Concerts in the Park
Latrobe Art Center
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Qatar links

Carnegie Mellon Qatar Campus
Weill Medical College of Cornell University in Qatar
Texas A&M University at Qatar
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Northwestern University in Qatar
HEC Paris Executive Education
Faculty of Islamic Studies
The Qatar Foundation
The Doha debates
Embassy of the State of Qatar
Qatar Tourism Get gps coordinates of heritage sites under Culture section
Map of Qatar
Museum of Islamic Art
Hukoomi - Qatar Government on-line
Map of Doha
Qatar Tourismb Authority
Qatar Academy
American School of Doha
Souq Waqif Shopping and dining in a restored traditional market!
The Peninsula On-line: Qatar's leading English Daily
Aljazeera.Net English
Al Alarabiya News
Doha weather forecast
Qatar Exchange
Muslim Prayer Time Schedule for Doha QATAR
Your source for Arabic books for children A business created by a CMU-Q grad
The Fishmarket
Le Gourmet
Neo Restaurant
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Some miscellaneous links

BBC Culture
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Nature Photography - A Beginner's Guide
A mighty girl To encourage smart, confident, and courageous girls
Today in science history
literature-map In case you need a new author to read ...
When Is - Dates of Religious and Civil Holidays Around the World
Toastmasters International CMU has a chapter of this organization dedicated to learning effective speaking skills.
Pennsylvania wildlife webcam
Great American speeches
The Official US Time Just in case you need to know!
Time and Date
Americans Who Tell the Truth
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A bit of humor

FoxTrot by Bill Amend
xkcd: A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.
PHD Comics: A grad student comic strip
Spiked Math Comics
Nude men clock In case you need the time - and a smile! Click to toggle between analog and digital!
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