Math & CS

  • Foundation Scholarships for Spring 2013

    October 2, 2012

    Three Truman Foundation Scholarships targeted at math / cs majors are available for the upcoming semester. Frank and Mary Carter Mathematics    1 for $750.00  Mathematics major Accepted into MAE program Minimum 3.0 GPA Financial need Duane Norman and Donna Norman Hicks Mathematics    1 for $500.00  Sophomore Mathematics or Computer Science major in the year of […]

  • POTF #2

    September 24, 2012

    The second installment of Problems of the Fortnight is now underway.  Solutions to these problems should be submitted by Friday, October 5th at 5pm.  Solutions to last fortnight’s problems are available on the POTF page.

  • MAA Meeting

    September 18, 2012

    Do you want  to meet others who enjoy math?  If so, join MAA (Mathematical Association of America).  Our activities throughout the semester include: poker tournaments, Pi Day celebration, Smash Bros. tournaments, math games, problem(s) of the fortnight, and help with course registration.  Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 26th at 5:30 in VH 1200.

  • Problems of the Fortnight (POTF) Returns!

    September 7, 2012

    Do you like problem solving contest?  (Really, who doesn’t?)  Check out the return of the Truman’s Problem(s) of the Fortnight contest, brought to you by the student chapter of the MAA.  Every other week (fortnight = 2 weeks (i.e. fourteen nights)) a pair of challenging problems will be posted for you to attempt to solve. […]

  • 73rd annual William Lowell Putnam competition

    September 4, 2012

    The 73rd annual William Lowell Putnam competition will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2012.  The competition is open to undergraduates (and ambitious high school students) at US and Canadian colleges and universities.  Details can be found at http://math.scu.edu/putnam/index.html .  Students interested in participating in this year’s competition should contact Prof. Mike Adams, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer […]

  • Math Subject Test GRE Review

    A GRE math subject test review group is forming for students planning to take the test this fall.   We will meet on a week basis to discuss / present / attempt practice problems. If you will be applying to a PhD mathematics program in the near future and would like to participate, contact Tony […]

  • MAA Meeting

    August 29, 2012

    Calling all math-lovers! Come to the Math Association of America’s first meeting : Wednesday Sept. 5th in VH1200 at 5pm Each year, we put together a Super Smash Bros Tournament, and do a biannual Poker Night. Before registering for classes, we have the chance to talk with upperclassmen about which ones you should take. Not to mention other […]

  • Math / CS vs. Physics Soccer Match

    May 3, 2012

    Everyone still in Kirksville is invited to celebrate the start of summer by playing soccer against the physics department this Friday.   The game will go from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and will take place at the YMCA.  Last year, physics beat us 3-0, so this is our chance to get even.

  • Isoperimetric Pentagonal Tilings

    April 25, 2012

    Check out Isoperimetric Pentagonal Tilings, an article co-authored by senior Miguel Fernandez appearing in this month’s Notices of the American Mathematical Society.  The paper is based on research conducted during last summer’s “Small” REU at Williams College.

  • MAA Poker Tournament Results

    April 2, 2012

    Congratulations to the winners of the MAA Texas Hold ‘Em tournament held this past Friday night.  From left to right are Steve Paul (3rd place), Jacobe Britt (2nd place), and Daman Locke (1st place).