GO BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
The Department of Mathematics believes that some of the best mathematics is discovered outside of the classroom. The Department sponsors activities and events each year to promote real world learning and inquiry. They are:
During the fall and spring semesters, Math Club generally meets twice a month 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 Dr. Daniel Scofield.
FM UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE
The Spring 2022 Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
MATH IN INDUSTRY SPEAKER SERIES
This series brings speakers in diverse industries that use mathematics in their professions to speak about their work and hold a Q&A dinner with interested students. For Q&A dinner reservations, email Dr. Ivan Dungan. Funded by a FMU PEAK Grant.
February 3, 2022
Lecture: 5:00-6:00PM LSF 405
Dinner (RSVP to Dr. Dungan): 6:00-7:00PM
Speaker: Carol Rosenberg
Affiliation: National Security Agency
PEE-DEE REGIONAL HIGH-SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TOURNAMENT
The Pee-Dee Regional High-School Mathematics Tournament will not be held this coming December, 2021. We look forward to having a Tournament on December 6, 2022.
Questions should be directed to Dr. Damon Scott, current Tournament director.
Past Questions and Champions
KAPPA MU EPSILON: MATHEMATICS HONOR SOCIETY
South Carolina Epsilon Chapter
MATH DEPARTMENT EVENTS
Upcoming Spring Events
Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics
Virtually 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. Contact Dr. Panza if you are interested in attending. Registration occurs during the first week of October.
January 21- January 23, 2022
MCM/ICM: Mathematics Contest in Modeling/ Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling
February 17-21, 2022
MAA Southeastern Section Spring Meeting
Attend the sectional meeting at Berry College in Mount Berry, GA. 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.
March 10-12, 2022
Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
April 22, 2022