Math & CS

  • Putnam Competition

    September 10, 2014

    The 75th annual William Lowell Putnam competition will be held from 9 am till 5 pm on Saturday, December 6. The competition is open to all undergraduates enrolled full-time at any North American university. Every year Truman enters several students in the competition and we have done well in past years in both the individual and team […]

  • Mathematical biology colloquium

    September 9, 2014

    Thursday, September 11 at 3:30 in VH1224, Ali Berens from Iowa State University’s Computational Biology program will be here to present her research on Caste Determination Across Social Insects: An Interdisciplinary Approach. (abstract below)   Ali is also happy to meet with students about Iowa State’s Computational Biology program after her talk. Again, the talk is Thursday […]

  • Change for Spring Math 398

    September 8, 2014

    Due to a conflict with Advanced Calculus, the day and time for Junior Seminar in the spring has been changed. It will now meet on Mondays at 2:30.

  • Actuarial Science Careers Presentation

    The actuarial profession is consistently ranked as a top-rated job (  Most practicing actuaries today have a degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Finance or Economics.  The Actuarial Science minor consists of the coursework needed to pursue this profession. Molly Dieckman and Lee Jones are Truman alumni working as Actuarial Analysts for Towers Watson in St. Louis.  Towers Watson is […]

  • Colloquium Talk

    April 7, 2014

    Kevin Gerstle from the University of Iowa Brownian Motion and HMD-Functions 3:30pm, Wednesday (4/9/2014) VH1224 Models of random motion can be used in all scientific disciplines to study phenomena ranging from the rise and fall of stock prices to the motion of pollen particles through water. In particular, models of Brownian motion can be used to […]

  • MAA Texas Hold ‘Em

    April 5, 2014

    Congratulations to the winners in last night’s MAA Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament!  From left to right Trent Spires (3rd place) Nathan Aden (2nd place) Peter Rankin (1st place) .

  • Colloquium Monday

    April 4, 2014

    Next Monday, April 7, we have two former Truman students returning to talk about their graduate work. Both are currently at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  The colloquium will take place on at 3:30 in VH1224. Each talk will be about 25 minutes. Charles Tomlinson, Third-year graduate student, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Title: The Knights and Knaves logic puzzle. Abstract: A classic logic […]

  • MAA Spring Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

    The Spring Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament sponsored by the MAA will take place tonight at 6pm in the Violette Hall Commons.  Free pizza and chip buy-ins.  If you’re a poker fan (or even if your not) stop by for a few hands and a piece of pizza!

  • KME Integration Bee

    April 2, 2014

      Congratulations to winners in the 2014 KME Integration Bee held this past Saturday!  Pictured above from left to right, Valerie Free (1st place), Evan Datz (2nd place), Melinda Mathews (3rd place), Tyler Gardner (4th place).

  • Actuarial Science News:

    March 21, 2014

    Congratulations to Shahodat Shamieva for recently passing Actuarial Exam 1/P.