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Mathematics & Statistics: Beyond the Classroom

Department Events



MA+H: Applied Lecture Series

When: Two to four times per year

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This lecture series showcases a variety of practical applications of math across a diverse array of fields, including economics, finance and biology.



High School Math Contest

When: March 4, 2016

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A contest for local high schools that has been on-going since 1979. The goal is to foster interest and excellence in Math. Visit the High School Math Contest web page for more details.



Pizza and Advising Social

When: Once per semester

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Need to plan out next semester's class schedule? Having trouble finding the courses you need to graduate? Come hang out, eat pizza and get all of your academic advising questions answered.



Math Jeopardy

When: Dates to be determined

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From time to time, our very own Dr. Andrew Incognito hosts Math Jeopardy. It's a great way to have fun while learning math. Stay tuned for details but know this, free food is provided when it does happen.



End-of-Semester Mini-Golf

When: At the end of each semester

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Dr. Keshav Jagannathan and the rest of the department sponsor a mini-golf extravaganza to blow off all that math-steam accumulated during finals week. It's usually held at the world-famous Mount Atlanticus Mini-Golf complex in downtown Myrtle Beach. 



Putnam Math Competition

When: First Saturday in December

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The Putnam Math Competition is a national competition that is considered the most prestigious of its kind. Dr. Dave Duncan and Dr. Ogül Arslan host practice sessions leading up to the exam. Contact them if interested. Also, take a look a the competition history on Wikipedia.