At the annual meeting of the MCTM (Missouri Council for Teachers of Mathematics) on December 3, 2016, mathematics education at Missouri State was recognized with three awards. Dr Patrick Sullivan was given the Higher Education Professor of the Year award, our student, Camry Cowan who is currently student teaching at Willard, was awarded Pre-service Teacher of the Year, and … [Read more...]

The Department of Mathematics at MSU has kicked off a crowd funding campaign to do a complete make over of the Mathematics Student Study Lounge in Cheek Hall. Our goal is to double its size and make a comfortable space for students to study, share ideas, and work with faculty. The crowd funding site is at: http://gvcmp.us/vzip2i Five Ways to Show Your Support for … [Read more...]

As part of the MSU Mathematics Lecture Series, Professor Dean Carlson, from the American Mathematical Society, will be presenting : “Minimizers for Nonconvex Variational Problems in the Plane via Convex/Concave Rearrangements”. This presentation is scheduled for Wednesday November 2nd at 3:30PM in Cheek 301. Everyone is welcome to attend! Abstract: Recently, A. Greco … [Read more...]

Dr. Peter Plavchan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Material Science (MSU) will be giving a talk on "Astrostatistics: The Intersection of Astronomy and Mathematics" on Monday September 26th, in Cheek 175. This is a seminar organized by the Department of Mathematics and KME, Mathematics Honor Society, and it is open to everyone interested in this … [Read more...]

Friendships can form in the most unlikely places. For members of the problem solving group, that place happens to be the Schwartz Mathematics Library in Cheek Hall. For the past nine years, the problem solving group has worked together to solve problems from a variety of mathematical journals. Some members are professors and others are current students, but they all greet each … [Read more...]