#### Math & Statistics Department News

Elementary, middle school and high school students are invited to participate in the Ohio Mathematics Competition at Wright State on April 12.

The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years...

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics are pleased to welcome visiting scholars, Professors Xiaoqing Shang and Hongli Yu of Xi’An University of Arts and Science, China, for the Fall semester. Dr. Shang and Dr. Yu are math educators from Xi'An, and they are interested in exchanging ideas and views with our math education colleagues on curriculum and scholarship issues in the teaching of mathematics at all levels. They are members of a small group of visiting scholars from Xi'An...

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics now offers three combined BS-MS degree programs that allow students to earn BS and MS degrees in a total of 5 years:

*BS-MS Degree Program in Applied Mathematics**BS-MS Degree Program in Mathematics**BS-MS Degree Program in Applied Statistics***

The first-place winners of the Ohio Mathematics Contest on April 13 can count on an offer of up to $10,000 in scholarship money to attend Wright State University.

One of our department's alumni, Dr. Sung Ahn, is a recipient of 2013 COSM Outstanding Alumnus Award.

Dr. Ahn received his M.S. degree in Statistics from the department's program in 1983 (one of our earliest M.S. graduates). He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1987 specializing in time series analysis. In addition to holding various visiting positions, Dr. Ahn has been a faculty in the Department of Finance and Management Science at Washington State...

Odds are that Wright State professor Thaddeus Tarpey would land in the statistics hall of fame sooner or later. Looks like sooner.

The words emblazoned on purple T-shirts used to promote the 2012 Ohio Mathematics Contest at Wright State University capture the goal: “From Little Numbers Do Great Equations Grow.”