Advice from Students and Alumni

  • "Take Math 500 before taking many of the upper-level courses." 
  • "Connect with one really good prof early on and maintain the relationship."
  • "It's a good program with interesting students, GTAs and professors."
  • "I think it is an excellent department with good instructors."
  • "Go for it, if you're up to the challenge."
  • "Plan your applied concentration early to meet all required prerequisites!"
  • "Math 500 and Math 558 are challenging."
  • "There are a lot of talented instructors who generally help you learn."
  • "Get to the higher level courses quickly; they're very good."
  • "Establish yourself early in the program, and things fall into place. The earlier classes set the pace."
  • "It is a very good program, allowing the student to focus on areas of interest as well as requirements."
  • "Get involved with the department in any way you can."
  • "It is a very difficult but good learning experience and each class can help you with another. You learn great problem-solving skills and things you never knew involved math."

Events Calendar

Employee Recognition

Congratulations to our faculty and staff who will be recognized at the 2018 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

5 years
Yunfeng Jiang
10 years
Hailong Dao
20 years
Bangere Purnaprajna
30 years
Margaret Bayer
Satya Mandal