Math & CS

  • SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Scholarship Program

    October 7, 2011

    SMART will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program in a STEM discipline, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. This is a highly competitive, national program, open to U.S. citizens only. The […]

  • Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women

    Dr. Pam Ryan will again be taking interested (female) students to the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics in Lincoln, NE. The conference takes place January 27-29, 2012. Registration opens by Oct 10, 2011 and closes when capacity is reached. NOTE: This is a very popular conference, and registration closes quickly. If you are […]

  • MAA Meeting

    Mathematical Association of America will be meeting this Tuesday the 11th in VH1200. We’ll be playing math balderdash and planning a spoof math music video, all majors are welcome!

  • Professional Science Masters Program

    September 30, 2011

    Professor Laura Fielden from Truman’s Biology Department will be conducting an informational session and mathematical biology colloquium on the Professional Science Masters program in Bioinformatics that Truman will begin offering in Fall 2012. The session will be held in VH1224 on Thursday, October 6 at 3:30 p.m.

  • Bughouse chess

    Several Math and CS students and faculty play bughouse chess in VH2225 (the green study room outside Dr. Erickson’s VH2238 office) each Friday afternoon at 3:30pm. Skill is not really required. If you are interested, show up any time or contact Dr. Erickson <> or Libby Oliver <>if you have questions.

  • MAA Meeting

    September 26, 2011

    Mathematical Association of America will be meeting this Tuesday 9/27 at 4:30 in VH1200. All majors are welcome! We’ll be planning our Super Smash Brothers fundraiser as well as the math spoof music video.

  • Homemade Afghan Silent Auction Fundraiser

    MAA will be holding a silent auction for an afghan hand made and donated by Nancy Bissey. The afghan will be displayed with a bid sheet in the Mathematics/Computer Science office throughout the week from 9/25 through 9/30. Money raised will help fund MAA’s biannual poker tournament which is open to all students.

  • Putnam Exam

    September 21, 2011

    Students interested in taking the Putnam exam this year must register no later than 4 pm Thursday, October 6.  The exam will take place Saturday, December 3, from 9 am till 5 pm (with a 2 hour break).  If interested, contact Professor Michael Adams, VH2148, no later than the registration deadline.

  • Minute to Win it Saturday at 2pm

    September 20, 2011

    KME will be hosting Minute to Win It games this Saturday, September 24 in Upper VH (in the common area) at 2:00pm. This will be a fun way to get to know other math and computer science students.

  • Panel presentation on REUs and internships

    There will be a panel presentation tonight, September 20, at 7pm in VH 1236 on REU and internship opportunities for mathematics and computer science majors.  The presentation should last for about an hour.  This event is sponsored by the SMACS scholarship program through the National Science Foundation, but all students are welcome to attend.