The Basil Nicolaenko Memorial Distinguished Lecture Series in Nonlinear Studies was created to recognize and honor Professor Nicolaenko's exemplary career in mathematics and his passion and intellectual curiosity for teaching nonlinear studies.
Professor Charles Wexler founded the ASU Department of Mathematics in 1930 and served until 1977. Memorial gifts from his family and others have provided funds for two awards which are presented at the annual Charles Wexler Awards ceremony each April. The Charles Wexler Mathematics Prize is presented to an outstanding undergraduate senior mathematics major, and the Charles Wexler Teaching Award is presented to an outstanding teacher of undergraduate mathematics.Usually held in early April each year.
The Colloquium Series is a weekly lecture series that emphasizes serious thought and discussion in a singular mathematical topic or research area. These lectures are open to all ASU students, faculty and community members for the purpose of fostering continued discussion and networking in the various areas of mathematics. Go to the events page and select Colloquium in the "Event Type" search box.
Cryptorally is a cipher-solving competition for those interested in cryptology. The Cryptorally competition is open to all ASU students, as well as high school students. The school has hosted Cryptorally annually since 2011. Usually held in late October or early November each year.
Distinguished Lecture Series
The Distinguished Lecture Series features eminent individuals in the various areas of mathematics and related fields to enrich our campus and community. These lectures are open to all ASU students, faculty and community members for the purpose of fostering continued discussion and networking in the various areas of mathematics and related fields. Go to the events page and select Distinguished Lecture Series in the "Event Type" search box.
The Homecoming Block Party is free and open to the public. Over 100 ASU departments and organizations welcome the public into tents and areas that radiate out from the Old Main Lawn covering over 14 acres. There are games, photo booths, prizes, selfie ops, music & more! Homecoming Block Party generally begins at the conclusion of the Parade and occurs throughout the Tempe Campus.
ASU Math Day is a fantastic field trip opportunity for motivated sophomore, junior, and senior level high school math students and their teachers. Workshops, panel discussions, complimentary lunch, and a featured presentation are included in this math-and-fun-filled day at ASU. Usually held in the fall each year.
Scholarship and Awards Ceremony
The annual School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Scholarship and Awards Ceremony is one of the most rewarding experiences for donors, staff, and friends of our school. This is what it’s all about – students and their families receiving much-needed and hard-earned scholarships and awards. Join us for an inspirational afternoon that celebrates our students and the donors who make it all possible. Usually held in April each year.