Mathematical Sciences News

Secret Codes Study Abroad Trip

Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Rick Klima, Dr. Holly Hirst and Dr. Jeff Hirst just returned from a successful study abroad math class to DC and London with 12 students. We learned about the code breaking efforts on both sides of "the pond."

Students tour the National Cryptologic Museum


Congratulations to our 2017 Spring and Summer MA graduates!

May 15, 2017

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the following students were recognized as May and August graduates of the MA program in Mathematics: Joshua Carr, Lee Fisher, Stephanie Moore, Jaehee Post, J. Kevin Winfree.


2017 Regional and State Math Fairs

May 12, 2017

The 2017 Western Regional Math Fair was held at Appalachian on March 25th.  Finalists from all three regions participated in the State Math Fair on April 28 at the School of Science and Math. [more]

Math Sciences' Actuarial Science degree program named a "Top Forty Value."

May 25, 2016

Appalachian's Actuarial Science degree program in the Mathematical Sciences Dept is named in "TOP 40 VALUES IN BACHELOR OF ACTUARIAL SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS 2016". See...

2016 State Math Fair Finals Photos

May 15, 2016

Congratulations to all the participants. Jump to our Photo Gallery.

Congratulations to Fall 2015 Inductees into Pi Mu Epsilon

Oct 9, 2015

Congratulations to the new Pu Mu Epsilon members in the North Carolina Eta Chapter. l to r: Nadine Lambert, Kathryn Poslusny, Kelsey Vanek, Elisabeth Moore, Huy Tu. Not pictured: Lee Fisher who is currently studying in Hungary!



Appalachian State University Receives $1.1 Million Grant to Support Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation

Sep 17, 2015

Appalachian State University has received a National Science Foundation grant for $1,165,039 to support a Noyce Scholarship Program.  The grant, awarded by NSF’s Directorate for Education & Human Resources, Division of Education, provides scholarship funding to support mathematics and...

Save the date: Homecoming October 3, 2015

Sep 10, 2015

Come one, come all to the Math Sciences Homecoming Reception -- October 3 at Walker Hall.  We will have Chili and cornbread, so come hungry. Time TBD (depends on kickoff time).  We hope to see you there!

12 Students Graduate with the Master of Arts in Spring 2015

May 18, 2015

The Spring 2015 Department Hooding Ceremony and School of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony were held on Friday, May 8.  Congratulations to the following spring and summer graduates from our MA program:

Phillip Bare
Molly Blackman
Ralph Chikhany
Stephanie Hays...

Congratulations to our Outstanding Seniors for Spring 2015!

May 14, 2015

Mathematics - Joshua Gorsuch & Michael Kelley

Actuarial Science - Brian Pham and Anna Snow

Secondary Education - Ashley Bandy, Stacey Burchette, Chris Forbis, and Amber Hazelwood

Statistics - Kristie Kennedy


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Dr. Eric Marland

Assistant Chairperson
Dr. Rick Klima


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