Math & CS

  • 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).

  • 2012 Integration Bee Results

    March 26, 2012

    Congratulations to Thu Duong (left), the winner in the 2012 KME Integration Bee held this past Saturday!  Matt Davis (middle) took second place and Kailong Mao (right) finished third.

  • MAA Poker Tournament

    March 22, 2012

    The spring Texas Hold ‘Em tournament will take place on Friday, March 30th, 6 – 9 p.m. in the VH commons.  Pizza and prizes!

  • Pi Day Pi-ing

    March 15, 2012

    As part of an MAA Pi Day fundraiser, Dr. Guffey got to eat some pi(e) without using any hands.  Jarret Choney (left) provided some assistance though.

  • MAA News

    February 24, 2012

    Congratulations to Miguel Fernandez.  His poster “Geometry of Surfaces with Density” is an Outstanding Presentation award winner.  His poster placed among the top 15% of the poster presentations at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings Undergraduate Poster Session. Miguel is also a candidate for the Goldwater Scholarship this year.

  • MathBio Program Applications

    December 9, 2011

    The application date for mathematics students to apply to the mathbio program has been extended to Friday, January 13, 2012. For more information on available projects, go to (click on research) or see Pam Ryan in VH2152, or email

  • MAA Poker night

    December 5, 2011

    Congratulations to the winners in the MAA Texes Hold ‘Em tournament last Friday night.  Patrick Gross (left) was the overall winner and Scott Abbey (right) took second place.  

  • Spring Break with Artificial Intelligence

    December 3, 2011

    Ever wondered about how smart computers can be? If you are curious about how to make computers smarter and want to stimulate your own brain during the spring break, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Monte Carlo algorithms are randomized search algorithms that are creating big advances in Artificial Intelligence. They have produced the […]