Mathematical Sciences News

Colloquium Friday, Sept 22: Jake Pardo

Sep 19, 2017

This week's colloguium will feature visiting assistant professor Jake Pardo.

Everyone is welcome!  3 PM September 22 in 103A Walker Hall

"Gambling against some odds"

STEM Transfer Day on November 10

Sep 15, 2017

On November 10, 2017, from 11-4, Appalachian is hosting a STEM transfer day for transfer students interested in majoring in one of the STEM disciplines:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Math, or Physics.  

The activities will include lunch, a campus tour, meeting...

Sarah Greenwald selected as MAA Lecturer

Sep 7, 2017

Each year the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America selects a Section Lecturer. This year Sarah Greenwald has been selected for this honor. She...

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients!

Aug 29, 2017

John W. Taylor & Mary L. Taylor Memorial Scholarship: Ryan Hadenfeld

Inez Harris Mathematics Education Scholarship: Warren Colavito

Paul B. Patterson Memorial Scholarship: Joshua Baldwin

Edith A. Goodman Memorial Scholarship: Ryan Hadenfeldand Katherine Paige Spell


Math Department welcomes new grad students

Aug 16, 2017

We were excited to welcome our new grad students at the department orientation today, bringing our enrollment to 22 for Fall 2017.  [Meet our grad students.]

Caleb Marsh named one of "4 under 40"

Jul 27, 2017

Caleb Marsh, BS Statistics 2004 and MA Mathematics 2008, was named one of 4 emerging leaders under 40 by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce for his work in education. Caleb teaches at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute as well as here at Appalachian.  Congratulations to...

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...


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