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*KAPPA MU EPSILON* is a specialized honor society in Mathematics. KME was founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students. Its chapters are located in colleges and universities of recognized standing which offer a strong mathematics major. The chapters' members are selected from students of mathematics and other closely related fields who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit, and have attained academic distinction. Both men and women are eligible for membership.

The society has grown steadily since its founding and today has one hundred eighteen chapters and approximately sixty-one thousand members in thirty-four states.

The primary PURPOSES of being a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon include the following :

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to further the interests of mathematics in those schools which place their primary emphasis on undergraduate programs; |

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to help undergraduate students realize the important role that mathematics has played in the development of civilization; |

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to develop an appreciation of the power and beauty possessed by mathematics, due, mainly, to its demand for logical and rigorous modes of thought; |

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to provide a society for the recognition of outstanding achievement in the study of mathematics at the undergraduate level; |

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to disseminate the knowledge of mathematics and familiarize its members with the current progress in this important area of human interest. |

The society here at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire meets monthly in the Seminar Room on the fifth floor of Hibbard Humanities Hall (HHH 507). Membership criteria can be found at the Membership link to the right. There is a small nominal fee to join and an induction ceremony will be taking place this coming Fall semester. Any questions may be directed to the Interim Faculty Sponsor, Marc Goulet. Officers will be elected this Fall after initiation takes place.