The Mathematics Department offers a broad, in-depth curriculum for exploring all aspects of mathematics – including quantities, changes, abstraction, structure and space – through small, engaging classroom settings. Within the department there is a great sense of discovery and collaboration as students and faculty are active in research, journal publication, conference presentations, mathematics competitions and many have received distinguished awards and recognition.
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Mathematics education majors Andria Kelly and Megan Nygaard presented with Professor Tim Harms a session titled “What’s wrong with these problems?” at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, MCTM, state conference April 2013. Susie Hamilton, mathematics education major, and Brandi Franck, recent graduate in mathematics education, also co-presented a session “Preparing for Student Teaching [...]
Wally Sizer, Mathematics, had a paper “Period two solutions to some systems of rational difference equations” published in the book “Differential and Difference Equations with Applications,” edited by Sandra Pinelas, Michel Chipot, and Zuzana Dusla, and published by Springer Verlag.
Sayel Ali, Damiano Fulghesu, Justin James, and Wally Sizer, Mathematics, attended the spring section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America April 26-27 in St. Peter, Minn. Fulghesu presented joint work with student Seth Meyer on Generalized Peano Functions.
MSUM Math Club is holding the “Pie The Professor” fundraising event Wednesday, April 24 from 12-4 p.m.. It will be on the campus mall on the north side of MacLean Hall. Come throw cream pies at volunteered math professors. Slices of pie will also be for sale.
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