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Mathematics and Statistics

  • Professional Organizations
    • AMS - American Mathematical Society
      Founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship, the American Mathematical Society fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and to everyday life.
    • MAA - The Mathematical Association of America
      The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is the world's largest organization devoted to the interests of collegiate mathematics. Members of the MAA receive many valuable benefits for modest dues. These benefits are designed to stimulate interest in mathematics by providing expository books and articles on contemporary mathematics and on recent developments at the frontiers of mathematical research, and by exchanging information about important events in the mathematical world. A major emphasis of the MAA is the teaching of mathematics at the collegiate level, but anyone who is interested in mathematics is welcome to join.
    • The Mathematical Association of America - Michigan Section
      The Michigan section of the MAA is the collection of MAA members in Michigan.
    • SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
      To ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities, it remains the policy of SIAM to advance the application of mathematics and computational science to engineering, industry, science, and society; promote research that will lead to effective new mathematical and computational methods and techniques for science, engineering, industry, and society; and provide media for the exchange of information and ideas among mathematicians, engineers, and scientists.
    • American Statistical Association
      The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 with the following mission: To promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.
    • The Society of Actuaries
      The Society of Actuaries is a nonprofit educational, research and professional society of 17,000 members involved in the modeling and management of financial risk and contingent events.
    • Association for Women in Mathematics
      The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. Our continuing goal is to encourage women in the mathematical sciences.
    • Clay Mathematics Institute
      The Clay Mathematics Institute is a privately funded operating foundation dedicated to increasing and disseminating mathematics.
    • MCTM - Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics
      Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics is organized to encourage an active interest in mathematics and its teachings and to work toward the improvement of mathematics education programs in Michigan.
    • NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
      The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to support teachers in ensuring mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.
    • Pi Mu Epsilon
      Pi Mu Epsilon is the Honorary National Mathematics Society whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among the students in academic institutions.
    • Kappa Mu Epsilon
      Kappa Mu Epsilon an honor society in Mathematics promotes the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students. The chapters' members are selected from students of mathematics and other closely related fields who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit, and have attained academic distinction.
  • Magazines and Topical Articles
    • MAA Math Horizons
      Math Horizons is intended primarily for undergraduates interested in mathematics. Its purpose is to introduce students to the world of mathematics outside the classroom including stories of mathematical people, the history of an idea or circle of ideas, applications, fiction, folklore, traditions, institutions, humor, puzzles, games, book reviews, student math club activities, and career opportunities and advice. Get a copy in the departmental office!
    • MAA Online Columns
      Online Columns from the MAA of general mathematical interest.
    • AMS: What's New in Mathematics
      This page contains essays and columns about interesting mathematical topics.
    • Plus magazine
      Plus is an internet magazine published five times a year which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics.
    • Pi in the Sky
      Pi in the Sky is a semi-annual periodical designated for high school students in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, with the purpose of promoting mathematics, establishing direct contact with teachers and students, increasing the involvement of high school students in mathematical activities, and promoting careers in mathematical sciences.
  • General
    • MathWorld
      MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. Like the vibrant and constantly evolving discipline of mathematics, this site is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries.
    • The Math Forum
      The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet. The Math Forum's mission is to provide resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning in an increasingly technological world.
    • MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
      The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive contains biographies of famous mathematicians and other interesting information.
    • Women And Mathematics Network Information Server
      This is a collection of links designed to help women in mathematics.

Computer Science

  • Professional Organizations
    • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
      Founded in 1947, ACM is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide.
    • SIGCSE - ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education
      SIGCSE provides a forum for problems common among educators working to develop, implement and/or evaluate computing programs, curricula, and courses, as well as syllabi, laboratories, and other elements or teaching and pedagogy.
    • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
      Through its members, the IEEE (Eye-triple-E) is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.
    • IEEE Computer Society
      The Society, founded in 1946, is dedicated to advancing the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing technology.
    • CCSC - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges
      The Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges is a non-profit organization focused on promoting quality computer-oriented curricula as well as effective use of computing in smaller institutions of higher learning which are typically non-research in orientation. It supports activities which assist faculty in making appropriate judgments concerning computing resources and educational applications of computer technology.
    • CRA - Computing Research Association
      The Computing Research Association (CRA) seeks to strengthen research and advanced education in computing and allied fields. It does this by working to influence policy that impacts computing research, encouraging the development of human resources, contributing to the cohesiveness of the professional community and collecting and disseminating information about the importance and the state of computing research.
    • EFF - Electronic Frontier Foundation
      EFF is a nonprofit group of passionate people - lawyers, volunteers, and visionaries - working to protect your digital rights.
    • AWC - The Association for Women in Computing
      The Association for Women in Computing is a non-profit professional organization for women and men who have an interest in information and technology. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of women in the technology fields.
    • Liberal Arts Computer Science Consortium
      The Liberal Arts Computer Science Consortium is an organization of computer scientists from quality liberal arts schools. The group is dedicated to supporting undergraduate computer science through active curriculum development and scholarly activity in the field of computer science education.
    • W3C - The World Wide Web Consortium
      The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.
    • Upsilon Pi Epsilon
      Upsilon Pi Epsilon is an honorary society whose mission is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information Disciplines.
  • Magazines and Topical Articles
    • ACM Crossroads Student Magazine
      Crossroads is the ACM student magazine.
    • Communications of the ACM
      Communications of the ACM is a vehicle for ACM members to communicate their research findings and ideas, Every month Communications brings its readers the latest in technology trends as written by the very creators and innovators of those technologies.
    • Computer
      Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes peer-reviewed technical content that covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, technology, and applications. The articles selected for publication are edited to enhance readability for the general Computer reader. Computer is a resource that practitioners, researchers, and managers can rely on to provide timely information about current research developments, trends, best practices, and changes in the profession.
    • Wired Magazine
      Wired is a magazine about technology in our lives.
  • General
    • IEEE Computer Society's Timeline of Computing History
      This is an excellent timelime of computer history from antiquity to 1996.
    • Charles Babbage Institute: Center for the History of Information Technology
      The Charles Babbage Institute (CBI) is an historical archives and research center of the University of Minnesota. CBI is dedicated to promoting study of the history of information technology and information processing and their impact on society. CBI preserves relevant historical documentation in all media, conducts and fosters research in history and archival methods, offers graduate fellowships, and sponsors symposia, conferences, and publications.

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