UMSL Math Club

Math Club Officers (2018-2019):
President: Kelcea Lesinski
Vice-President: Kyle Cook
Treasurer: Connor Baniak
Secretary: Michael Chan (Fall 2018)


Past Meetings:
2016-2017 (+) 2016-2017 (-)


Math Club Officers (2017-2018):
President: Kyle Cook
Vice-President: Connor Baniak
Treasurer: Omar Ismail
SGA Rep: Zyra De Los Reyes



Agendas:
    • Tuesday, May 1 (2018)
          Game Day!
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Tuesday, April 17 (2018)
          Mathematics of Juggling
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Thursday, March 22 (2018)
          "The Other Side of Infinity: Black Holes" (narrated by Liam Neeson)
          3:30 - 4:30 pm, UMSL Planetarium (Research #407)
    • Tuesday, March 14 (2018)
          π Day!
          11:30 am - 1:45 pm, Pilot House (MSC)
    • Tuesday, March 6 (2018)
          Proofs that π is irrational
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Tuesday, February 20 (2018)
          Moser Circle Problem
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Tuesday, February 6 (2018)
          Game Day!
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Wednesday, December 6 (2017)
          Game Day!
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Thursday, Nov. 16 (2017)
          The Wolverine Problem and the game Cops and Robbers (Graph coloring)
          2 - 3 pm, Clark Hall #200
    • Wednesday, Nov. 1 (2017)
          The Cosmic Distance Ladder (joint activity with Physics Club)
          3:45 - 5 pm, Planetrium (Research #407)
    • Wednesday, Oct. 18 (2017)
          Why 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + ... = -1/12, and other meaningful divergent series
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Wednesday, Oct. 4 (2017)
          Fun with Mobius Strips
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Wednesday, Sept. 20 (2017)
          Video: "N is a Number: A portrait of Paul Erdős"
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304
    • Wednesday, Sept. 6 (2017)
          Game Day! Bring your favorite game to share. We'll have Chess, Uno, cards, and whatever else you bring :)
          4 - 5 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

  • 2016-2017 (+) 2016-2017 (-)


    Math Club Officers (2016-2017):
    President: Ian Edwards
    Vice President: Bryan Dettmann
    Treasurer: Hilmo Malkic
    SGA Rep: Zyra De Los Reyes

    Agendas:
        Wednesday, September 7
        Agenda: Organizational Meeting
        3:30 - 4:20 pm, Express Scripts Hall (ESH) #304

        Wednesday, September 21
        Agenda: Items from Committee Members; Perfect Numbers and Mersenne Primes
        4:00 - 4:50 pm, Express Scripts Hall (ESH) #304

        Wednesday, October 5
        Video: "How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking," by Jordan Ellenberg
        4-5pm, ESH#304

        Wednesday, October 19
        Agenda: Graph Coloring (Activity)
        4-5pm, ESH#304

        Wednesday, November 2
        Video: Great Math Mystery (PBS NOVA ScienceNOW)
        4-5pm, ESH#304

        Wednesday, November 16
        Agenda: Mental Calendar Calculations with Al Stanger
        4-5pm, ESH#304

        Wednesday, December 7
        Agenda: Lecture by Dr. He on AI and problem-solving in mathematics
        4-5pm, ESH#304

        Wednesday, February 1
        Agenda: Brachistochrone Problem
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Wednesday, February 15th
        Agenda: Banach-Tarski Paradox and Monty Hall Problem
        4:00 - 4:50 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Wednesday, March 1
        Agenda: Fractals and the Kakeya Problem
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Wednesday, March 8
        Agenda: Pi Day Prep (Buffon Needle, etc)
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Tuesday, March 14th
        Agenda: Pi Day!
        12:00 - 1:00 pm, Pilot House (MSC)

        Wednesday, April 5
        Agenda: Tides, Black Holes, and Curvature of Spacetime
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Wednesday, April 19
        Agenda: Math Club Elections, Moving Sofa Problem, and Feigenbaum's Constant
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304

        Wednesday, May 3
        Agenda: Game Day!
        4:00 - 5:00 pm, Express Scripts Hall #304