Sabrina Klement, a senior applied mathematics major, attended the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics Jan. 25-27. This conference focused on how much women could do in a male-dominated field. Klement learned from both students and professors that presented. It also gave Klement new ideas on research. “Seeing examples of possible research … [Read more...] about Women in STEM: Mathematics edition

When we think back 20 years ago, we couldn’t imagine what we would have accomplished with technology. With advancement comes new snags and problems to address and fix. Dr. Xingping Sun, professor of mathematics, studies the combination of his first love, mathematics and his second, computer science. Hand in hand, Sun explores the effects they have on each … [Read more...] about Use math to learn about computer science

Every November, Missouri State University hosts one of few undergraduate mathematics conferences. MAKO, or Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma, is designed for students from all four states to share their research. Originally started as a National Science Foundation grant in 2005, it has grown into something much bigger. It started with five schools: MSU, College … [Read more...] about Students from neighboring states share love of mathematics

Even in 2018, there is a disproportionately small number of women in STEM fields. Luckily, at Missouri State University, we have women willing to fight the stigmas and stereotypes to pursue a degree they love. Aubrey Hormel and Emily Justus, both undergraduate mathematics majors, went to the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics Jan. 27-28. They were … [Read more...] about Women inspiring women at mathematics conference