Category: Mathematical Science

  • Math Alumni Adam Wright: More Than Just Crunching Numbers

    When you are an undergraduate student it is difficult to understand what lies beyond that looming graduation date. Juggling classes, homework, resume-building activities, clubs, friends, and lots of coffee – most students are just trying to stay afloat. That’s why we highlight interesting success stories of Ball State CSH alumni, to show the potential of […]

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  • School Children in the Summer Enrichment Program

    Mathematics Students Provide Summer Enrichment for Local Community School Children

    Each summer, Muncie community elementary school children join Ball State students for the Summer Math Enrichment Program. Children work through various activities designed to promote their interest in mathematics and to build their confidence. Making Math Fun Assistant Lecturer of Mathematical Sciences Cheryl Kneubuhler and students in her Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Elementary […]

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  • Math Students at the Student Sympoisum

    Math Students Tackle Engine Problem

    Students in the Department of Mathematical Sciences partnered with Cummins Inc. to improve engine performance. Their challenge was to build a mathematical model to identify a narrow window when knock occurs in a four-stroke spark ignited engine. Knock is when a pocket of air and fuel mixes and combusts inside the cylinder at the wrong […]

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  • Connecting Cardinals: CSH Alumni Sam Weiss

    Sam Weiss is an actuary for Votaire, where he enjoys helping individuals understand the confusing puzzle of retirement. He graduated from Ball State in 2015 with a degree in Actuarial Science, and minors in Computer Science and Business. What brought you to Ball State? I knew I wanted to be in the actuarial science program […]

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