Mathematical Association of America


maa logoThe University of Portland Department of Mathematics is a departmental member of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).  The MAA is the world’s largest community of mathematicians, students, and enthusiasts. This society seeks to further the understanding of our world through mathematics because mathematics drives society and shapes our lives.

 MAA members include university, college, and high school teachers; graduate and undergraduate students; pure and applied mathematicians; computer scientists; statisticians; STEM professionals, and many others in academia, government, business, and industry. Learn more about the core values of the MAA

 Our departmental membership includes student membership for an unlimited number of nominated full-time enrolled mathematics students and MAA Membership for one faculty member (who will act as the Departmental Membership Administrator). You can check out the MAA membership webpage to familiarize yourself with this society and all of the benefits of membership, including:

  • Membership in your local MAA Section
  • Online subscriptions to:
    • The American Mathematical Monthly (10 issues per year)
    • The College Mathematics Journal (5 issues per year)
    • Mathematics Magazine (5 issues per year)
    • Math Horizons (4 issues per year)
    • MAA FOCUS (6 issues per year)
  • NEW: Access to the MAA Video Library
  • NEW: An exclusive subscription offer from The Great Courses Plus
  • The Membership Administrator will also receive a print subscription to MAA FOCUS, MAA’s newsmagazine (published 6 times per year).
  • All faculty members in the department receive $100 off every hosted WeBWorK course.
  • Administrator and Student Nominees will also receive MAA Math Alert, the MAA’s monthly e-newsletter, filled with the latest news and happenings from across our mathematical community.
  • Student and Administrator Members receive discounts on MAA books (typically 25% off list price), and discounted registration for MAA MathFest and the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM).
  • Student and Administrator Members are eligible to join any of MAA’s Special Interest Groups (SIGMAAs).
  • Membership now includes your MAA e-Library, accessed through your login, where you'll find a growing list of top MAA Press books!

UP Student benefits

UP students may also be interested in the MAA students page, which contains a host of resources and information for high school and undergraduate students of mathematics, including:

  • Information on student travel grants to attend conferences
  • A long list of math programs, including summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) as well as year-long programs
  • Information regarding graduate school applications and programs
  • Information on mathematical meetings
  • Advice on publishing and presenting your research
  • Advice on finding internships, fellowships, and jobs
  • Examples of how math is used in everyday life, including fun math facts or problems
  • And much more!