Additional Resources for Undergraduates
The information collected here is meant to be helpful to math students, whether you are majoring in math or statistics, or plan to take just one math class.
In Fall 2020, the Math Center created a Discord server to provide a space for our majors to interact informally, connect with classmates, and so on. Please read our rules before clicking the image below to join.
- Impostor Syndrome - post by our own Dr. William Yslas Vélez, Emeritus Professor, from the American Mathematical Society blog. For more on Imposter Syndrome, view slides and handouts from a 2019 workshop on the topic run by our chapter of AWM.
- A Community of Mathematicians - four undergraduates share their experiences as math majors at UA
- Women in Mathematics - experiences and perspectives of women completing the math major at UA
- Incoming Math Students - one student's personal experience of success, failure, and learning to succeed again
- Transition from High School - a group of students share their perspectives
- College Freshmen: Expectations
- Math Placement at UA
Student Profiles and Interviews
- Yash Chandak, Eric Lu, & Vivian Nguyen, class of 2023
- Arjun Nigam, class of 2023
- Finlay Parsons, class of 2022
- Madison Delmoe, class of 2021; also listen to her Thesis Thursday interview
- Ben Jacobsen, class of 2021
- Keara Burke, class of 2019
- Alyssa Lyn Fortier, class of 2018
- Elena Carter, class of 2017
- Vera Thornton, class of 2017
- Daniel Fried, class of 2014
- Safatul Islam, class of 2014
- Jason Xu, class of 2012
- Ajit Divakaruni, class of 2006
Advice from Alumni
- Advice on Learning Mathematics by Sean Howe, class of 2010.
Resources for International/ESL Students
- International Student Services
- Center for English as a Second Language: Fee-based part-time and evening classes in the following areas: ☆ English ☆ Pronunciation ☆ Conversations
- Writing Skills Improvement Program: The folks at WSIP can help with any type of writing project (from essays to resumes to dissertations) at any stage.
- Cosmopolitan Toastmasters: A unique public speaking club for non-native English speakers in a friendly, supportive environment. Open to everyone. No prerequisite. Improve communication and leadership skills, and presentation skills. Improve self-confidence speaking in front of a group or when called upon. Great for anyone preparing for a class presentation or job interview.
Resources for Other Student Groups
- African American Student Affairs (AASA), Cultural Learning Community
- Asian Pacific American Student Affairs (APASA), Cultural Learning Community
- The Adalberto & Ana Guerrero Student Center (formerly Chicano Hispanic Students Affairs), Cultural Learning Community
- Disability Resource Center (DRC)
- First Cats, serving first-generation college students
- Fostering Success, for students who have experienced the foster care system or are unaccompanied homeless and housing insecurity youth
- The Immigrant Student Resource Center (ISRC)
- LGBTQ Affairs
- Native American Student Affairs (NASA), Cultural Learning Community
- Parents/guardians and caregivers who are students
- Transfer Student Center
- Veterans Education and Transition Services (V.E.T.S.)
- Women & Gender Resource Center
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