Math & CS

  • Putnam Exam

    September 25, 2013

    The William Lowell Putnam Exam will take place on Saturday, December 7, this year. The Putnam exam is a collegiate mathematics competition open to undergraduates at U.S. and Canadian universities. (High school students can also participate subject to eligibility requirements.) Information about the exam can be found at:   If you are interested, or […]

  • Careers and Internships at Boeing

    September 19, 2013

    Boeing Information Technology (IT) is excited to announce it has openings for both internship and entry-level positions for 2014. Internship and entry-level positions cover a variety of opportunities which include programming, system analysis, IT project management and Boeing’s IT rotation program. These positions will support Boeing systems which enable core functions such as Engineering, Manufacturing, […]

  • Actuarial Science News

    September 6, 2013

    Congratulations to Dan Wood and Mark Feiner for recently receiving positions as Actuaries and to Anne Fernandez for receiving an Actuarial Internship.  Mark joined Kemper in St. Louis and Dan and Anne joined KC Life in Kansas City.

  • Bonfire at the farm Saturday Sept 14th

    The annual bonfire hosted by Kappa Mu Epsilon will be at the University Farm Saturday September 14th from 6-8pm. Hotdogs, s’mores, and hot chocolate will be provided. Bring a snack or drink to share if you wish. All math and computer science students and faculty are encouraged to attend. Everyone is encouraged to RSVP via […]

  • Boedeker and Corcoran win Senior Scholar-Athlete Awards

    June 3, 2013

      From Truman Today: Two mathematics majors at Truman posted perfect 4.0 undergraduate cumulative grade-point averages to earn the Senior Scholar-Athlete Award.  Deborah Boedeker is a four-year letterwinner competing in cross country and track and field while setting personal bests in the 400, 600, 800, mile and 3,000 meter steeplechase events. Justin Corcoran has played […]

  • Missouri Collegiate Mathematics Competition

    May 4, 2013

      The Missouri Collegiate Math Contest took place on April 18th & 19th at the annual meeting of the Missouri Section of the MAA.  The top ten teams were honored at the meeting’s banquet, and both of Truman’s teams were among this group.  The team consisting of (top from the left) Kailong Mao, Anh Duc Mai, […]

  • Mathematics Capstone Schedule

    April 29, 2013

    Monday, April 15th Saru Maharjan – The Gaussian Moat Problem, 2:30 PM, VH 1216 Tuesday,  April 23rd Kyle Koening – Contingent Annuity Models,  3 PM, VH 1224 Monday, April 29th Mark Schneider – Linear Programming and the Von Neumann Minimax Theorem, 4:30 PM, VH 1212 Wednesday, May 1st Justin Corcoran – RSA Cryptography: An Overview, […]

  • 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 […]