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KU Math Club

The KU Math Club is open to all students with an interest in mathematics.  Join us for some pizza, fun, and relaxation on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11:00-11:50 a.m. in Lytle 228.

Faculty Advisors: Eric Landquist, Amy Lu, and Tony Wong
President/Secretary: Ed Andrescavage
VP/Treasurer: Brittany Hechman
I.B.L. Math Lab: Chris Amici

Events:

2014-2015

April 17 (3-5 pm) - The Imitation Game

April 14 - Learn about the Kryptos College Code Cracking Contest (http://www.cwu.edu/math/kryptos) that will run from April 16-20th and learn how to crack some of the messages from previous contests.

February 10 - Bill Harwi, Jacob Kramer, and Kevin Singewald will talk about their problem and solution to the COMAP Math Contest in Modeling.  Then Dr. Landquist will demonstrate Mathematica and discuss the Collatz (3n+1) Conjecture.

November 11 - Dan Herrlin (KU Math 2001) will speak on his Ph.D. research on picking a fantasy baseball team.

October 14 - Jesse Bailey, Zach Moran, and Ian Tomes  will present their solutions to the CVMMC math modeling challenge.

2013-2014

April 8 - Dr. Lyn McQuaid - Kutztown Then vs. Now: Experiences of a KU Mathematics Major

π Day

March 11 - Dr. Brian Kronenthal - Experiences as a Mathematics Major in Undergraduate and Graduate School

February 11 - Luke Eshbach and Ian Tomes, 2013 Cumberland Valley Math Modeling Challenge Finalists - Modeling Financial Aid

November 23 - Career Opportunities in Mathematics - Careers Conference at Drexel.  Registration $30.00.  To reserve a seat in the van, contact Dr. Landquist.

November 12 - Actuaries Larry Brisman, Kristin Augustine, and Laura MacDonald from Beyer-Barber Company - What actuarial science is; how to prepare for a career in actuarial science; and the famous exams.

October 8 - Dr. Padraig McLoughlin - The Use of Evil Machines

September 10 - Mathematics in Industry Faculty Panel