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Mathematics

Featured Events

Upcoming events sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.

Due to the public health measures the University is taking to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many University events have been canceled or postponed, as we strive to protect the health of our community.

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  • For more information about University-wide measures, visit go.udayton.edu/coronavirus
High School Math Contest

Each year, the UD Math Club organizes and hosts a mathematics contest for area high school students.  Last year's contest was held March 2, 2019.  While the 2020 event has been cancelled to help slow the spread of the COVID-19, we hope you will join us again in 2021.

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Recent Events

Recent events organized by the Department of Mathematics:

Undergraduate Math Day
A biennial event featuring plenary speakers and contributed talks by and of interest to undergraduate students with an interest in mathematics about how mathematics shapes our world, the University of Dayton last hosted Undergraduate Mathematics Day on November 2, 2019.
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Kenneth C. Schraut Memorial Lecture

This annual invited lecture is made possible by the generous support of alumni donations in memory of Dr. Kenneth C. Schraut, who taught mathematics at the University of Dayton for many years. 

The 20th Annual Schraut Lecture will be given by Dr. Tommy Ratliff on November 2, 2019 in conjunction with the biennial Undergraduate Mathematics Day.  Dr. Ratliff's talk is titled "So how do you detect a gerrymander."

The 2018 Schraut Lecture was given by Dr. Kennon Copeland on November 3, 2018 as part of the Alumni Career Seminar.  Dr. Copeland is Vice President of Statistics and Methodology for NORC at the University of Chicago.

Alumni Career Seminar

This biennial seminar gives current students an opportunity to meet with alumni in a wide variety of fields at various stages in their professional career to learn how mathematics has helped them achieve professional success.

The 2018 Alumni Career Seminar was held on November 3, 2018.

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Recurring Events

  • The Kenneth C. Schraut Memorial Lecture is an annual event that was established in 2000 to provide presentations by noted mathematicians to undergraduate students.
  • The Alumni Career Seminar is a biennial event, held in every even-numbered year since 1964. Students interested in mathematics meet with our alumni to learn first-hand the breadth of career opportunities in the mathematical sciences and how they can use mathematics in their careers. Learn more >
  • Undergraduate Mathematics Day is a biennial event, held in odd-numbered years, to celebrate all forms of undergraduate mathematics, from research and learning to teaching and history.  We invite talks by both students and faculty.
  • William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is held annually in early December, and is open to all undergraduate students enrolled in colleges in the USA and Canada.
  • The Integration Bee is a competition similar to a spelling bee, with competitors solving problems from integral calculus.  The University of Dayton Integration Bee is held annually as part of  the Stander Symposium. 
  • The High School Math Contest is a contest for local high school students interested in mathematics, organized and funded by the University of Dayton Math Club. 

For information about previous events,  including Undergraduate Mathematics Days, Biennial Alumni Seminars, and the Schraut Lectures, visit http://ecommons.udayton.edu/mth_events/.

CONTACT

Undergraduate Math Day Organizing Committee


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