## Current RooMath Newsletter

**Opening for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Statistics**

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics to begin in the Fall of 2016. In order to apply or to gather further information, please go to the UMKC Job Postings Website and search for Job ID number 18216.

## Recent and Upcoming Events

### Weller Overstreet Lectures in Science: Beyond Ebola, Dengue, Influenza and Zika: Lessons learned for mitigating future pandemics

### Friday, April 8, 2016

### Time: 1:00-2:00 PM

### Location: Miller Nichols Library, Room 451

Professor Carlos Castillo-Chavez is a well-known applied mathematician at Arizona State University. He has won several prestigious awards including the Presidential Faculty Fellowship Award from the National Science Foundation and the Office of the President of the United States. Professor Castillo-Chavez has kindly accepted the invitation by the UMKC Applied Mathematics Group to present his research on mathematical modeling and control strategies to battle the Zika virus. This event is open to the public. |

### Mathematics and Statistics Research Day

### Friday, April 15, 2016

### Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm

### Location: Royall Hall Rm. 305

The Mathematics and Statistics Research Day is an annual event celebrating student and faculty research, creative, and scholarly activities. This event is open to public and it promotes research in mathematics, statistics, and the applications in various fields. The deadline for registration is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday , April 5, 2016. Read More

### Integration Bee

### Thursday, April 21, 2016

### Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

### Location: Royall Hall Rm. 402

The Integration Bee is a contest for undergraduates and high school students with prizes for the best skills in evaluating indefinite integrals. This event is hosted by the Mathematics & Statistics Graduate Student Organization and Math Club. Everyone is welcome. Whether you are a participant or an audience there will be plenty of snacks and drinks for everyone. This event is part of the activities in the Math Awareness Month.

### Celebrating the Birthday of Henry Poincaré

### Friday, April 29, 2016

### Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

### Location: Royall Hall Rm. 305

Jules Henri Poincaré (29 April 1854 – 17 July 1912) was undoubtedly one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is celebrating Henry’s 162nd Birthday. All Math, Stat and Physics students and faculty are invited. Please RSVP to umkcmathdept@umkc.edu if interested. This event is part of the activities in Math Awareness Month. |

### A Colloquium Talk on Laws of Chaos!

### Friday, May 6, 2016

### Time: 1:00-2:00 PM

### Location: Miller Nichols Library, Room 451

Prof. Pawel Góra is an excellent researcher at
the Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. His research
area is dynamical
systems and ergodic theory. In addition to
having had hundreds of papers published, he has
co-authored a book titled "Laws of Chaos:
Invariant Measures and Dynamical Systems in One
Dimension" The
Applied Mathematics Group has invited Prof. Pawel Góra
and please feel free to attend the talk. |

### 2015-2016 Colloquium Series

### Every Friday, September 2015 - May 2016

The 2015-2016 Colloquium Series is held every
Friday according to the posted schedule from 3:00 to 4:00 in Haag Hall
room 309.
The Colloquium Series is open to the public, and we highly recommend that graduate students attend.
Organizer: Dr. Xianping Li**, **E-mail:
lixianp@umkc.edu.