Wolfram Research is offering members of Mu Alpha Theta a limited number of free copies of their latest Mathematica software. Sponsors may contact the National Office by email at email@example.com to request up to three copies of the software for their members who have begun calculus. Wolfram also offers downloadable Demonstration projects in various fields of mathematical, the sciences, and in art. Also see Wolframalpha For all sorts of scientific applications using Mathematica.
In the summer of 2008, NSTEP and Mu Alpha Theta announced a new partnership. NSTEP had developed an online tutoring program called StudyBuddy where members of Mu Alpha Theta could sign up to tutor underprivileged students all over the United States that were in need of math help. For details on how to sign up or get your students involved, click here.
MaplesoftMaplesoft first partnered with Mu Alpha Theta in 2003. Maplesoft provides free copies of Maple software for winners of various mathematical competitions supported by Mu Alpha Theta. Maple is a math software tool for teachers and students, with hundreds of tools specially designed for teaching and learning mathematics. Maple helps you analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems easily and efficiently.
Maple, the world’s most advanced symbolic computation engine, is Maplesoft’s solution for mathematics education to help teachers bring complex problems to life for their students. Maple’s Clickable Math technology allows students and teachers to focus on the mathematics, not on the tool itself. For more information and to access resources, visit the Teacher Resource Center.
Maple T.A. is a powerful online testing and assessment system designed especially for courses involving mathematics. Its unparalleled abilities allow instructors to truly assess student understanding of math-based concepts, making it ideal for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses. To learn how educators are applying Maple T.A., click here.
Texas Instruments has been a strong supporter of Mu Alpha Theta for many years. TI provides graphing calculators to our organization at low prices so these may be presented as prizes to winners of math competitions around the country. Mu Alpha Theta also provides these free to our chapters.
A program of Society for Science & the Public, it is the world's largest pre-college science competition, and includes about 1,600 high school students from more than 70 countries, regions and territories. Each year, the finalists showcase their independent research as they compete for more than $4 million in awards. Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education, owns and has administered the International Science and Engineering Fair since its inception in 1950. Mu Alpha Theta presents an award at both regional and international science fairs to students presenting an outstanding project involving mathematics. Each year, we also present up to $6,000 in award money to projects at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Jump Trading continues to provide prizes and speakers to our summer convention. Most speakers are former members of Mu Alpha Theta. The company has been at the forefront of quantitative trading since its founding 15 years ago. They pride themselves on being an industry leader that quietly sets the standard for sophisticated trading strategies. With a strong track record of success through all market conditions, the firm has grown to over 400 people with offices located in Chicago, New York, London, and Singapore. At Jump, they offer a casual workplace atmosphere and a flat organizational structure. where employees are encouraged to explore new ideas and develop innovative solutions.
The company provides internships and jobs for brilliant, motivated, and intellectually-curious students from top undergraduate and graduate programs, with backgrounds in programming or quantitative analysis. See their website for more information.