Math & CS

  • MAA Texas Hold ‘Em Results

    April 8, 2013

    Darren Walton (center left) shows off the pocket aces he used to beat Dr. Shaw (center right) at the MAA Texas Hold ‘Em tournament this past Friday.  The second place student was Scott Abbey (left) and Steve Paul (right) took third.

  • KME Integration Bee

    February 19, 2013

    This Saturday, February 23rd, KME will be hosting our annual Integration Bee ! This is the perfect opportunity for your students to brush up on their integration skills and compete with one another in a friendly environment. The competition will start at 10:00 am in VH 1224. Although this event is best aimed at students […]

  • Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics?

    February 18, 2013

    “Careers in Applied Mathematics— Alternatives to academia for STEM majors,” a 20 page guide published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is now available. It includes 18 profiles of individuals educated in the math sciences and working outside of academia, and can provide ideas and insight to students or young professionals wondering […]

  • Upcoming MAA Activities

    February 11, 2013

      Pi-A-Professor Day – Thursday, March 7th Poker Tournament – Friday, April 5th Super Smash Bros. Tournament – Friday, April 19th KME soccer game, Math vs. Physics – April 12th (tentative)   Upcoming Meetings (5:30 pm in VH 1000) Feb. 20 Mar. 6 Mar. 20 Apr. 3 Apr. 17  

  • MAA Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

    December 11, 2012

    The MAA conducted its semi-annual Texas Hold ‘Em tournament this past Friday.  Daniel Herrin (center) was the winner of the tournament.  Tommy Cassilly (left) took second place and Nikki Scheulen (right) was third.

  • Upcoming Student Organization Events

    October 8, 2012

    10/19 [KME] 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Lunch with professors 10/19 [MAA] 7:00 pm Movie (discussion) night. Location TBA 11/3 [TWICS] Cookout & bonfire at Beck’s,  time TBA (TWICS only) 11/4  [KME] (tentative) 5:00 pm Dinner with professors 12/1  [KME] (tentaive) Bowling with professors 12/7  [MAA] 6:00 pm. Poker night, VH Commons

  • 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. […]