Fall 2018 Newsletter

The Fall 2018 newsletter is available online. Also, be certain to check out the newsletter archive to catch up on past newsletters.

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2017 KSMAA Group Picture
2017 KSMAA Group Picture


Congratulations to Chad Wiley, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Emporia State University, on receiving the 2018 KSMAA Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics!!!

picture of Prof. Chad Wiley

Congratulations to Jean Johnson, Professor of Mathematics, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science & Physics at Baker University, on receiving the 2017 KSMAA Meritorious Service Award!!!

picture of Prof. Jean Johnson


Annual Meetings

The 2019 KSMAA meeting will be held at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS. The meeting will be March 29-30, 2019. The invited speaker will be Dr. Curtis Cooper, retired professor of University of Central Missouri.

picture of Prof. Curtis Cooper

Professor Curtis is known for his work with the GIMPS (Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search) project. His wikipedia page can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Cooper_(mathematician). Dr. Curtis will speak on "Niven Numbers and Sudoku Puzzles" on Friday night and "Mersenne Primes and GIMPS" on Saturday. More information on the spring KSMAA meeting and a call for contributed papers will be forthcoming.

The 14th Kansas Collegiate Math Competition will (tentatively) be held from 8-11 AM on March 30, 2019, at Pittsburg State University, in conjunction with the 2019 MAA Kansas Section Meeting.
For more information, including past exam questions, please visit https://www.pittstate.edu/math/kansas-collegiate-mathematics-competition.html

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