Mathematical Sciences News

Department Colloquium -- January 19 -- Social Networks and Graphs

Jan 16, 2018

Department Colloquium Friday, January 19

3:00 PM in 103A Walker Hall

Social Networks and Graphs

Holly Hirst

This presentation begins with a review of some basic graph theory and introduces how graphs can be used to analyze networks, including social networks. ...

Congratulations to our December 2017 candidates for graduation!

Dec 15, 2017

The December 2017 Candidates for Graduation from the Department of Mathematical Sciences will be recognized at the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, with a reception immediately following in the Department.

Best of good luck goes out to:


Colloquium Speaker on December 1: Dr, John Glasser from the CDC

Nov 27, 2017

Join us Friday, December 1, at 3 PM in 103A Walker Hall to hear Dr. Glasser speak on the following:

Meta-Population Modeling to Evaluate Vaccination Policy Alternatives vis-a-vis Measles and Rubella in China
Measles and rubella are rash illnesses that...

Math Sciences was well-represented at the 2017 State Math Conference

Nov 20, 2017

Eight math sciences faculty members presented sessions at the 2017 State Mathematics Conference sponsored by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) on November 2 and 3, 2017.

  • Michael Bosse': Learning Mathematics as a Second Language (with College of Education...

Students invited to attend Actuarial Immersion Day

Nov 20, 2017

Eight actuarial science majors attended Actuarial Immersion Day at Lincoln Financial on November 14.  

Actuarial Students

 Back row: Adam Parsons, Michael Fox...

Colloquium, Friday November 10: CrIME: Criminal Investigation through Mathematical Examination

Nov 7, 2017

Visiting Speaker Gene Fiorini, Muhlenberg College will present on "CrIME: Criminal Investigation through Mathematical Examination" at 3 PM in Ann Belk Hall 327.

Everyone is welome!

Abstract: Broadly speaking, forensic science...

Colloquium, October 27: Dr. Anant Godbole, ETSU

Oct 26, 2017

Dr. Anant Godbole will speak in the deparment colloquium at 3 PM in 103A Walker on Friday, October 27.  The Director of the ETSU Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, Dr. Godbole will speak about several educational initiatives at the Center.

Sessions on Careers, Internships, and Research in Math Science

Oct 13, 2017

The Spring schedule is posted, and it is time for majors to schedule appointments with advisors to talk about Spring  2018.

Here are other things to start thinking about now~ What will you be doing in Summer 2018?  Will you be taking a job, an internship?...

Presentation by Susanna Chinaka (BS'10) from Aon Hewitt on 10/18 at 4 PM

Oct 13, 2017

PRESENTATION Wednesday, October 18 at 4 in Walker Hall 103A

Susanna Chinaka, ASA, EA
Consulting Actuary

Susanna is an...

Actuarial Program now Recognized as Advanced Curriculum Program

Oct 2, 2017

The Actuarial Science program was recently recognized by the Society of Actuaries as an "Advanced Curriculum Program," a more prestigious classification than "Introductory." Appalachian's program is one of only two program so recognized in North Carolina, the other being UNC at Charlotte's...


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