**Pi Mu Epsilon Application Open!**

Pi Mu Epsilon is an honorary mathematics society that invites students to become members regardless of major. The Nebraska Alpha Chapter inducts new members each spring. **Applications for Spring 2023 are now open. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 10, 2023**. The induction ceremony and annual Pi Mu Epsilon lecture will tentatively be on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 5 - 6 pm.**To apply**, please download the Application and Instructions or visit the math office in 203 Avery Hall for a hard copy.**Membership Requirements**

In order to qualify for membership, you must have:

1. a 3.0 GPA overall,

2. a 3.5 GPA in all math courses, and

3. completed at least two semesters of calculus and at least two more classes at or above the level of calculus (e.g., Math 106, 107, 208 and one of 221 or 314).**Purpose**

Pi Mu Epsilon is a non-secret organization whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among students in academic institutions, and among the staffs of qualified non-academic institutions. It aims to do this by:

1. electing members on an honorary basis according to their proficiency in mathematics,

2. by engaging in activities designed to promote the mathematical and scholarly development of its members, and

3. by taking any other measures that will further the purpose stated above.**Benefits**

1. Join the vast nationwide community of scholars sharing interest in mathematical sciences.

2. Receive a one-year subscription to the Pi Mu Epsilon Journal (included in the lifetime membership fee).

3. Gain eligibility to become an officer of the Nebraska Alpha Chapter. The officers can directly participate in planning and organization of the Chapter activities and Math Club events.

4. Become eligible to apply for funding from the Pi Mu Epsilon to travel to undergraduate conferences. For example, PME Chapters can nominate members for support to attend the national Pi Mu Epsilon meeting held each summer in conjunction with the MAA's MathFest.

5. Enhance your CV/Resume by listing your Pi Mu Epsilon affiliation.**Motto**

To Promote Scholarship and Mathematics.**Colors**

Violet, gold, and lavender.**Seal**

Round, design of pin raised in center. The words, "Pi Mu Epsilon, Incorporated" around the edge.**Flower**

Violet.**Shield**

Divided into four parts. In the upper right hand corner, the design of a conventionalized violet; in the lower right, a summation sign; in the upper left, and integral sign; and in the lower left, three stars representing fraternity, morality and scholarship. Just above the shield proper the pin is represented, and below, on a streamer, is the Greek motto.**History**

Nebraska Alpha Chapter, founded in 1928, was the 15th chapter out of over 380 chapters around the country. Pi Mu Epsilon was founded in 1914 at Syracuse University in New York.

You can learn more about the UNL Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at https://math.unl.edu/math-club/pme.