MSU to host math conference
Minot State University is hosting the first North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (NDUMC) Saturday, September 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Model Hall. The NDUMC is a one-day meeting designed to provide an opportunity for undergraduate and high school students to present their mathematical research or projects in a professional setting. Students are strongly encouraged to present in the areas of mathematics and mathematics education. Students who are not presenting are strongly encouraged to attend, and learn more about mathematics and potential mathematics careers.
The North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference will feature:
- Two keynote presentations
- Panel discussion about careers in Mathematics
- Undergraduate student presentations
"We are so pleased that we received funding to host the Undergraduate Math Conference on MSU campus," said Narayan Thapa, conference director. "We are one of approximately thirty sites in the nation to be chosen this year; it is such an honor."
The North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference is free for all participants but pre-registration is required by September 14, 2013. Lunch and other light snacks will be provided throughout the conference.
Funding for the 2013 North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference is provided by NSF grant DMS-0846477 through the MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program and supported with additional funds by the department of mathematics at Minot State University.