Category: Mathematics & Statistics

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

SIUE math major presents research at national conference

SIUE math major presents research at national conference

SIUE junior Kelly Buch is pursuing a career in biomathematics. SIUE currently does not have a bio math program, so Buch must actively seek research opportunities to prepare for graduate school.
SIUE junior Kelly Buch (right) presented her research in a poster and oral presentation in January. (Courtesy photo)
Buch earned a lucrative opportunity last summer when […]

Statistics professor earns prestigious award, will present lecture this fall

Statistics professor earns prestigious award, will present lecture this fall

Encouraging greater skepticism of the validity of scientific results and greater experimentation are key ideas statistics professor Andrew Neath would like to stress in collegiate classrooms. Neath would like to change the way academics view experimental results.
Dr. Andrew Neath, Statistics professor won the William and Margaret Going Endowed Professorship Award on Feb. 17. (Photo by […]

SIUE math major to present study on Vicodin research at international conference

SIUE math major to present study on Vicodin research at international conference

Using math to help solve drug abuse is one of many areas of research Luke Settles could take when he begins his career as a biostatistician.
Applied mathematics major Luke Settles made a presentation on his research addressing Vicodin addiction at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Conference in Terre Haute, Ind. Settles is scheduled […]

SIUE math professors hope teachers circle rekindles love for mathematics

SIUE math professors hope teachers circle rekindles love for mathematics

SIUE professors Adam Weyhaupt and Tammy Voepel and Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics director Sharon Locke want to remind area middle school teachers that math can still be fun.
Area math teachers from the Middle and High School levels attend the Great Rivers Math Teachers' Circle hosted by the SIUE Mathematics Department and STEM Center. (Photo […]

Stellar Student: David Idoux

Stellar Student: David Idoux

David Idoux chose predicting profit gains over predicting the weather.
David Idoux, a mathematics major from Waterloo, is working on his second bachelor's degree. (Photo courtesy of David Idoux)
After graduating from the University of Illinois with degree in meteorology, Idoux decided that a pursuing a career as a meteorologist wasn’t the path for him. Idoux said […]

LSAMP program encourages research, participation among minority students

LSAMP program encourages research, participation among minority students

Now in its 21st year, the SIUE Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program has continued to create opportunities for African American and Latino students in the fields of science, math technology or engineering.
SIUE LSAMP students and faculty take a break during the 2015 LSAMP Student Conference hosted by Chicago State in Tinley Park. (Photo […]

Stellar Student: Kelly Buch

Stellar Student: Kelly Buch

In her short time at SIUE, Kelly Buch has excelled in advanced math and biology courses.
Kelly Buch, a double major in math and Spanish, stands in front of the Alhambra, a palace and fortress built in the 14th century in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Buch)
Now, Buch’s search for new ways to challenge […]

Math enrollment on the rise as overall SIUE student population increases

Math enrollment on the rise as overall SIUE student population increases

Empty seats are increasingly becoming a rare sight in SIUE’s math classes. According to Math Department chair Adam Weyhaupt, the enrollment numbers in math and statistics classes are the highest they have been in at least 15 years.
The SIUE Mathematics Department, currently housed in the Sam L. Vadalabene Center, has experienced its highest enrollment numbers […]

SIUE hosts 7th conference on function spaces

SIUE hosts 7th conference on function spaces

Krysztof Jarosz, professor of mathematics and statistics, accomodates a participant traveling to a conference at SIUE on function spaces. Photo courtesy of Jarosz.
The 7th Conference on Function Spaces drew in more than 100 professors and scholars in mathematics to SIUE in May.
Krzysztof Jarosz, professor of mathematics and statistics, has worked alone to organize the event […]

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