MAA’s Fall Poker Tournament is Friday November 5th at 6:00 pm in VH second floor commons. There will be pizza and snacks and prizes! Professors and students invited! We would love to see you there!
Garrett McCormack will be speaking on: “Vertebral Motion Testing Analysis of the Lumbar Spine” Practitioners of osteopathic medicine previously relied upon a physicians judgment to diagnose lower back pain through a series of osteopathic manipulations. With advancements in technology it has become possible to precisely measure the movements that occur during a manipulation using 3-dimensional […]
Joey Palmer will be speaking on Structure Groups of Pseudo-Riemannian Algebraic Curvature Tensors in VH1228 at 3:30. This presentation is a summary of work done on a Summer REU at the University of California, Irvine during the summer of 2010. Refreshments will be provided. ABSTRACT Structure Groups of Pseudo-Riemannian Algebraic Curvature Tensors An algebraic curvature […]
The NUCWM conference will be January 28-30 in Lincoln, NE. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate women to present their research in mathematics, or learn what others have done. Costs to attend the conference are minimal; the Truman School of Math and Science will pay registration and transportation costs; NCUWM pays lodging and most […]
The next mathbio colloquium will be on WEDNESDAY (change in day), October 27 at 3:30 p.m. in MG2050. Truman Student Nathan Kopp will speak on research he’s done on Separating the Effects of Genetic Drift and Natural Selection Using a Modification of Tajima’s D Statistic. Hope to see you there.
The Mathbio program is happy to announce a call for students for the year 2011. Project descriptions are available on the mathbio website (mathbio.truman.edu). Student applications are due Monday, November 22, 2010. New groups will begin their work in January, 2011. This is a year-long commitment (so students graduating in May are not eligible). Unfortunately, […]
Boryana Koseva and Stephen Quinn will present: “Energy allocation in a generalist predator, Neordia sipedon” Abstract: The energy available to an organism to do work is allocated to competing physiological functions based on the organism’s life history and its environment. The successful allocation of energy determines the lifetime reproductive success of an organism (i.e. its […]
Our second Mathematics Colloquium of the year will be on Thursday, October 14, at 3:30 P.M. in MaGruder 1098. H. Chad Lane, a Truman Alumni, will be speaking on Learning with Virtual Humans: Using simulated role players to teach and inspire. An abstract of the talk is given below. Cookies and soft drinks will be […]
Masse has its next meeting Sunday October 10th at 6:00pm in VH 1212. We will be discussing the December conference and deciding on t-shirt ideas.
MAA’s next meeting will be October 11 at 5:30pm in 1208, we will be discussing classes for next semester, helping with the registration process, and sharing 4 year plans. Any math or CS major or minor who would like help from peers about classes is welcome to come!