What is SUMO?

SUMO is the Stanford University Mathematical Organization. We are the by-students-for-students math club on campus. We host various events that are open to everyone: math majors and non-math majors, graduate and undergraduate.

What events does SUMO run?

Speaker Series

This is a weekly talk given by a professor, grad student, or visitor about undergraduate-accessible topics in pure and applied mathematics that go beyond the standard curriculum.

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Peer Math Tutoring

Drop-in hours: 6:00 to 10:00 PM each Monday and Wednesday in 380-381T. 7:00 to 9:00 PM each Tuesday in 380-381U

We run weekly tutoring sessions for students in the MATH 51/52/53 course series and MATH 104/113 (Mondays 8:00 to 10:00 PM).

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Escape from the Casino

Saturday, May 21, 2016

This is an escape the room game designed and run by SUMO members open to all Stanford students.

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Math Mingle

4:00 to 6:00 PM each Friday in 380-381U

This is a fun weekly social event where students interested in math can get together and socialize over math problems, logic puzzles, and snacks.

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Stanford Math Tournament

Saturday, February 14, 2015

This is a competition we write and run every winter for hundreds of local high-school students as well as a number of teams from across the country and even across the world.

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Symposium

This is an occasional informal talk or discussion led by an undergraduate or graduate student about any math-related topic of their choosing. You are welcome not only to attend, but also to sign up to give a talk yourself!

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Puzzle Hunt

April 20th, 2013

Two years ago, we hosted a puzzle hunt in the style of the MIT Mystery Hunt.

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