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Minot State University to host math conference

Minot State University is hosting the second North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Model Hall. 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.

NDUMC 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 North Dakota Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on MSU’s campus,” said Narayan Thapa, assistant mathematics professor and conference director. “We are one of approximately 35 sites in the nation to be chosen this year; it is such an honor.”

NDUMC is free for all participants, but registration is required by Sept. 16. Lunch and other light snacks will be provided throughout the conference. To register, go to

For questions, contact Thapa at or 858-3087.

Funding for the 2014 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 Minot State University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Published: 07/21/14

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