Highlights

Spring 2019 Newsletter

The Spring 2019 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



Announcements

Congratulations to Jeremy Martin, Professor of Mathematics at the University of University, on receiving the 2019 KSMAA Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics!!!

picture of Prof. Jeremy Martin receiving the award via Skype

Dr. Martin receiving the award remotely.

KSMAA Supports Project NExT Fellows

Department chairs are encouraged to contact the KSMAA section officers to seek additional travel support, when they have a new hire who would like to be a Project NExT fellow. KSMAA section officers have the discretion to support travel for Project NExT Fellows up to $500 per person at the time of application.








Events

Annual Meetings

The 2020 KSMAA meeting will be held at Benedictine College in the spring of 2020. More information will be forthcoming.



The 2019 KSMAA meeting was held at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS on March 29-30, 2019. The invited speaker was 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 can be found by clicking on the "Read More" button below. For a schedule, see http://sections.maa.org/kansas/Programs/ksmaa2019program.pdf .


The 14th Kansas Collegiate Math Competition was 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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