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

Research is valuable. Research is how we make new discoveries. For the last three years, Missouri State University was awarded funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to work with undergraduate research in mathematics. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) lets faculty mentors bring in 12 students from around the United States to mentor and work on … [Read more...] about Mathematics REU leads to research, opportunities

Many amazing MarooNation members were recognized at the 2018 Bears of Distinction awards. The alumni exemplify hard work and dedication to their craft. CNAS recognized two of the nine faces. Keith Rapp Keith Rapp was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Rapp graduated from Missouri State in 1958 with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. He is the longest … [Read more...] about CNAS alumni recognized at Bears of Distinction