Mathematics Events

Upcoming Mathematics Events

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The mathematics department is very active year-round.  Some of our annual events are listed below.

  • Ice Cream Social - Kick off the academic year with free ice cream and learn about upcoming math department events!
  • Math Club - If you want to join, contact Math Club President Whitney Thompson (whitney.thompson@my.simpson.edu) so you can get on the email list.
  • Differential Analyzer Club
  • Division of Natural Sciences Summer Research Symposium - 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) - Refer to the Competitions page for more information about this regional contest for teams of three students.
  • Math Day - 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.
  • Putnam Exam - Refer to the Competitions page for more information about this national contest for individual students.
  • Decorate Carver Science Center for the Holidays - 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 - Refer to the the Competitions page for more information about this state contest for teams of three students.
  • Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (MUMS) - 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 - 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.