The mathematics department is very active year-round. Some of the events for Fall 2012, Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 are listed below.
Ice Cream Social
Thursday, September 6, 6:00pm, Carver Atrium
Kick off the academic year with free ice cream and learn about upcoming math department events!
First meeting: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 6:00pm, Carver 340
A regular meeting time will be set and officers will be elected. If you want to join but cannot attend the meeting, contact Math Club President Whitney Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) so you can get on the email list.
Division of Natural Sciences Summer Research Symposium
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 12:40-2:00pm, Carver Science Center
Simpson students share their on-campus and off-campus summer research projects with the college community through talks and poster presentations.
Iowa Mathematical Modeling Contest (IMMC)
Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2012, University of Iowa
Refer to the Competitions page for more information about this regional contest for teams of three students.
Saturday, November 10, 2012, Carver Science Center
Refer to the Math Day page for more information about this opportunity to meet math graduates and hear about how they use math in their careers.
Saturday, December 1, 2012, Carver Science Center
Refer to the Competitions page for more information about this national contest for individual students.
Decorate Carver Science Center for the Holidays
December 2012, Carver Science Center
The Math Club and other clubs in the Division of Natural Sciences join together to decorate the hallways and atrium.
Mathematical Contest in Modeling/Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (MCM/ICM)
Refer to the the Competitions page for more information about this international contest for teams of three students.
Iowa Collegiate Mathematics Competition
Some Saturday in the spring of 2013, Iowa State University
Refer to the the Competitions page for more information about this state contest for teams of three students.
Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (MUMS)
Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, 2013, Carver Science Center
MUMS is held every spring at Simpson College. This symposium is an opportunity for students from Iowa and surrounding states to share their work in mathematics and learn about work completed by other students. Refer to the MUMS page for more information.
Dr. Albert H. & Greta A. Bryan Summer Research Program
Summer 2013, Simpson College
Our summer research program is an opportunity for first and second year students to spend eight weeks of the summer doing undergraduate research in mathematics. Students receive stipends for participating. Refer to the Bryan Summer Research Program page for more information.