Academic - LAS


The Mathematics Graduate Student Council is a student organization that works, in conjunction with the Mathematics Graduate Committee, to deal with issues of graduate students in the Mathematics Department. We are responsible for electing members to represent the department on GPSS, choosing a winner of the Vinograde Award for Teaching and Research, and acting as a liaison between the mathematics graduate students and the Mathematics Graduate Committee.


This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File MathGSOConstitution2_22_17.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 24
ISU Members 17
Non-ISU Members 3
Allowed Members Every graduate student in the Math Department in good academic standing
Allowed Officers Any graduate student in MathGSO may become an officer.
Membership Qualifications Have a minimum GPA of 2.00, be in good academic standing with Iowa State University and the Department of Mathematics, and be enrolled in the University during their term of office (at least half-time) unless fewer credits are required in the final stages of their degree as defined by the Continuous Registration Requirement.
Membership Restrictions See qualifications above.
Elections/Selection Elections are held every spring for open officer positions. Nominations of others and self-nominations are allowed.
Meetings Twice monthly meetings TBD each semester.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

MathGSO meets every other week to discuss updates from GPSS and the department Graduate Committee; plan socials, career day, department upkeep, and student outreach.

Description of Special Events

MathGSO organizes peer mentoring clusters, Co-EDGE, that run each semester.
In the spring, MathGSO works in conjunction with the department to organize a career day event for graduates.