MATH CLUB

During  the fall and spring semesters, Math Club generally meets twice a month on Wednesday afternoons for talks and recreational math activities. In addition, there are several opportunities throughout the year to travel  and connect with the wider math community.

For more information, see Math Club Advisor Mr. Lee Phillips.

 

2017-2018 Officers:

President: Chace Covington

Vice-President: Nicholas Tomlinson

Upcoming Meetings

November 17, 2017

1:30pm in LSF L407B

Alumni Career Talk: Assurant Insurance

James Brown ’16, Tina Watrous ’17

November 15, 2017

3:45pm meet at Grille Parking Lot

Road Trip!

Take a trip to Coastal Carolina University to participate in a friendly game of Math Jeopardy! The competition is recommended for students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Math 203. Limited spots available so e-mail Dr. Daniel Brauss to reserve yours today!

November 3, 2017

1:30pm meet at Grille Parking Lot

Carolina Math Seminar and MAA State Dinner of South Carolina

http://macs.citadel.edu/florez/seminar.html

RSVP to Dr. Fitzkee by noon on October 27, 2017

September 29, 2017

1:30pm in LSF L407B

Grad School Information

September 15, 2017

1:30pm in LSF L407B

Officer Election and Math Jeopardy

FM UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE

Check back often for more information about our upcoming conference to be held in Spring 2018. Until then, enjoy pictures from our 2017 Conference.

 The Spring 2017 Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference and MAA State Dinner

 
The Department of Mathematics at Francis Marion University is proud to sponsor three events on Friday, March 24, 2017
 
The 2017 Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
in which undergraduate students are invited to present their research
from 1:00  to 4:30 p.m.
 
 
 A Plenary Address    
delivered by Jenna Carpenter from Campbell University
at 4:30 p.m.
 
 
 The M.A.A. State Dinner of South Carolina    
at 5:45 p.m.
 

Registration Information

Conference Registration

is now closed

State Dinner Registration

is now closed

PEE-DEE REGIONAL HIGH-SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TOURNAMENT

The 41st Pee-Dee Regional High-School Mathematics Tournament will take place on Tuesday, 2017 December 05. The tournament is open to all high-school students in the twelve-county Pee-Dee region, but the Written Competition is intended only for high-school juniors and seniors. Materials will be mailed to area high schools in October.

Materials for this year’s Tournament:

Questions should be directed to Dr. Damon Scott, current Tournament director.

Students on stage at FMU Math Tournament

Past Questions and Recent Champions

Math Tournament Results from 2007-2016

MATH DEPARTMENT EVENTS

Upcoming Fall Events

Carolina Math Seminar and MAA State Dinner of South Carolina

Attend talks given by fellow students and faculty in the region at the Carolina Math Seminar. To be held at Benedict College. The MAA State Dinner of South Carolina will immediately follow the Seminar. Not currently funded by a FMU Real grant.

November 3, 2017

South Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (SCCTM) Fall Conference

Attend the SCCTM Fall Conference dedicated to mathematics and mathematics education. To be held in Greenville, SC. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

November 16-17, 2017

Math Jeopardy at Coastal Carolina

Compete in a friendly match of Math Jeopardy and network with students from Coastal Carolina University. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

Typically held in November

Upcoming Spring Events

Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics

Take a weekend trip to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, an undergraduate math conference dedicated to women. Students will have opportunities to meet other women who share their interests in the mathematical sciences. This is also an opportunities to share any research and listen to research done by fellow undergraduates. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

January 26-28, 2018

Kennesaw Mountain Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Attend a regional undergraduate math conference at Kennesaw State University. Attend a keynote talk given by a well-known mathematician, network with undergraduate math students from other institutions, and see the work  of fellow students and faculty. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

February 9-10, 2018

MCM/ICM: Mathematics Contest in Modeling/ Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling

Compete in the MCM or ICM from here at FMU. It challenges teams  of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems. See Dr. Panza for more information.

February 8-12, 2018

Carolina Math Seminar

Attend talks given by fellow students and faculty in the region at the Carolina Math Seminar. To be held at the University of South Carolina. Not currently funded by a FMU Real grant.

Typically held in March

Math Jeopardy at Coastal Carolina

Compete in a friendly match of Math Jeopardy and network with students from Coastal Carolina University. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

Typically held in March

MAA Southeastern Section Spring Meeting

Attend the sectional meeting at Clemson University. Compete in Math Jeopardy, participate in the Undergraduate Treasure Hunt, attend talks given by students and faculty, and network with fellow undergraduate math students from other institutions. Not currently funded by a FMU REAL grant.

March 23-24, 2017

Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Play Math Jeopardy, give and/or attend student talks, and hear a keynote talk given by a well-known mathematician. Funded by a FMU REAL grant. See Dr. Panza for more information.

Typically held in early April

Problem of the Week

Challenging problems will be posted here (as well as on the department bulletin board) biweekly. Check frequently for new problems and solutions to previous problems. Good luck and happy solving!

Week

November 13, 2017

October 30, 2017

October 16, 2017

October 2, 2017

September 18, 2017

September 4, 2017

August 21, 2017

April 17, 2017

April 3, 2017

March 20, 2017