Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Rebecca Goldin will deliver the Fetzer Lecture on February 28.

Mathematician To Examine Statistical Interpretation in the Media

Audiences place high trust in the numbers published by the media but to what extent are the statistics interpreted correctly?

Rebecca Goldin, professor of mathematics at George Mason University, will share her research and insight on statistics at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Fetzer Lecture on Tuesday, February 28.

NWU graduates succeed in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. For example, 225 alumni went on to earn STEM Ph.D.s since 1920. The STEM Scholars Program will provide more opportunities for others to follow in their footsteps.

National Science Foundation Awards NWU Nearly $650K For Scholarships, Academic Success

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Nebraska Wesleyan University a $649,863 grant that will provide scholarships and academic support to academically-talented science students with financial need.

Sophomore Eric Kimberly decided to pursue all of his academic passions: theatre, math, and education and is majoring in all three. He is also a peer assistant in Plainsman Hall.

Three Passions - Three Majors: Sophomore Says Support Helps Him Balance

Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore Eric Kimberly discovered his love for theatre in high school.

So it was no surprise when he decided to major in theatre in college.

But interest in math and education also intrigued him as he began diving into his NWU classes. Before long, he decided to major in all three.

"Newton's Football" Co-Author to Discuss Bold Innovators

A science evangelist whose passion is helping make science fun will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Fetzer Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.

Joint Mathematics Meeting

NWU Students Share Research at World's Largest Mathematics Conference

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students had the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest math meeting.

Eight Alumni Honored as Legends and Legacies

One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet. That’s where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.

Mathematics Major Among Prestigious Boren Scholarship Winners

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.

 

Math Circle Event Provides Opportunity for Prospective Students, NWU Students to Collaborate

Students from high schools in Lincoln gathered at Nebraska Wesleyan University to participate in a “math circle.”

 

Running For Pie (Pi): Math Club to Host Fun Run

How does the NWU Math Club celebrate their favorite number: 3.14159 (Pi)?

 

NWU Students, Elementary Students Learn From Each Other at Math Night

NWU students made beaded bracelets and played cashier with first-graders at Elliot Elementary to help them learn math.

 

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