Math & CS

  • Goldwater scholarship

    September 20, 2011

    Outstanding students in mathematics and the natural sciences are encouraged to apply for the Barry M. Goldwater scholarship.  This is a nationally competitive scholarship, with approximately 300 awards given each year.  More information can be found at .  To apply, please contact Dr. Dana Vazzana at (for math and CS majors) or Dr. George […]

  • Math Department Colloquium

    September 19, 2011

    The next Math Colloquium will be held Tuesday, September 20 at 3:30 in VH1224. David Garth will be speaking on Fractions, Pi, and Quasicrystals. Refreshments will be provided. ABSTRACT A rational number is one that can be expressed as a ratio of two integers. A real number that is not rational is said to be […]

  • KME meeting 5pm Tuesday

    Kappa Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor fraternity, is meeting at 5pm Tuesday September 20th in VH 1148. All are welcome.

  • Math Colloquium

    September 12, 2011

    On Wednesday, September 14, Professor Jianguo Sun from the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Missouri will be speaking on graduate study in Biostatistics at the University of Missouri, as well as on the specific types of research they do there. The talk will be at 3:30 in VH1236. Refreshments will be provided!

  • Mathfest Award Winner for Oustanding Talk

    September 7, 2011

    Miguel Fernandez, a Mathematics and Physics major, received the Mathematical Association of America’s Outstanding Presentation Award at the national MathFest meeting in Lexington, KY in August for his talk “Geometry of Surfaces with Density”. The talk resulted from work he did this summer at Williams College in Williamstown, MA.

  • MASSE meeting

    MASSE will be having a meeting on Sunday, 9/11 at 6:00 in VH 1212. All pre-MAE and MAE students should try to attend. We will introduce this club and the plans for the semester as well as share important information about the upcoming NCTM conference. There will be pizza!!!

  • Putnam Exam

    The 72nd William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will take place Saturday, December 3, 2011. This problem solving competition is open to undergraduates (and high school students with some stipulations) from colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Information about the exam can be found at . If you are interested in participating, […]

  • MAA meeting

    Mathematical Association of America will be having its first official meeting this Tuesday September 13  at 4pm in VH 1200. MAA is open to anyone who likes math, regardless of what major you are. Feel free to attend on Tuesday!

  • New book written by MCS professors

    August 30, 2011

    Professors Donald Bindner and Martin Erickson (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science) recently published the book “A Student’s Guide to the Study, Practice, and Tools of Modern Mathematics” (CRC Press). The book shows mathematics majors how to get started in their studies. It contains explanations of mathematical writing and research and the use of mathematical […]

  • Student-run Investment Fund Opportunity – Join in Making History!

    August 19, 2011

    Dear Truman Mathematics Students, The School of Business would like to invite you to an open event on Wednesday, August 31st to discuss an exciting opportunity with Truman’s newly established Bulldog Student Investment Fund. With this fund, students will be managing real money for the purpose of providing hands-on training and practice in the area […]