• EmanuelPhD student, Emanuel Sierra, wins the departmental GTA teaching award. Congratulations Emanuel!
  • ShMath is No. 1!  Q & A with student Shelby Bell, who finds joy in numbers. Read more
  • Russell  PhD student, Russell Latterman, wins the school of graduate studies' GTA
    superior teaching award. Great job Russell!
  • GTA AwardGraduate student, Nicole Schmidgall, wins the GTA Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • Some of our faculty members and graduates
  • Professor Richard Delaware wins an Award for Excellence in Mentoring
    Undergraduate Researchers, Scholars, & Artists. Read more.



Recent and Upcoming Events 

Celebrate Pi DayPi Day
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: on the first floor of Manheim Hall

As the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, pi is irrational and transcendental, qualities sure to bring a twinkle to any mathematician's eyes. The  UMKC Math Club and Mathematics & Statistics Graduate Student Organization (MSGSO) will celebrate the Pi Day. This event is open to the public. Please join us to celebrate the Pi Day.



Applied Mathematics Public Lecture Series

February 2, March 2, March 16, and April 13 2018

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM,

Location: Haag Hall, Room 312


The Applied Mathematics Public Lecture (AMPLE) series is organized by the members of UMKC Applied Mathematics Group (AMG). The main goal of the AMPLE series is to illuminate the real-world applications of mathematics and to promote interdisciplinary applied mathematics research at UMKC. AMPLE series are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.



Math and Stat Recruitment Event

Friday, April 13 2018

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM,

Location: Royall Hall, Room 403

MSGSO will have recruiters/speakers from TRAC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency this Friday, April 13th, 12-2PM. All STEM undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend. Bring your resume if you have one! Read more.


Mathematics and Statistics Research Day
Friday, April 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: Miller Nichols Learning Center, Room 452

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 is organized by UMKC Applied Mathematics Group. The deadline for abstract submission is April 10, 2018. Read More.



Integration Bee
Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 11:00-1:00 PM
Location: Miller Nichols Learning Center, Room 452 

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 UMKC Math Club. Everyone is welcome. Whether you are a participant or an audience there will be plenty of snacks and drinks for everyone.



Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Spatiotemporal Modeling and Analysis of Disease Spread in Wildlife"
Friday, May 11, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00 PM
Location: Haag Hall, Room 313

PhD Candidate: Gerry W. Baygents

Chair: Prof. Majid Bani-Yaghoub


Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: "Modeling HIV-1 Infection and Immune Responses Under Drugs of Abuse"
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 2:00-5:00 PM
Location: 315

PhD Candidate: Jones M. Mutua

Chair: Prof. Naveen Vaidya


Math Matinee

Every Wednesday (During Fall & Spring Semesters)

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM

Location: Royall Hall, Room 204

Join UMKC Math Club and M.S.G.S.O. each Wednesday to listen to BBC's A Brief History of Math and watch a fun math-based video. After we will discuss and socialize. It is a great way to meet your classmates in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, and Economics! All Faculty, Staff, and Students from all departments are invited. Read more



2017-2018 Colloquium Series

Every Friday, September 2017 - May 2018

The 2017-2018 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:


Graduate Student Seminar

The Graduate Student Seminar series is hosted by the UMKC Mathematics & Statistics Graduate Student Organization (MSGSO) to provide a forum for the department's graduate students to present results of their current research, discuss topics in mathematics and statistics outside of their research area, and learn about the activities and interests of the other graduate students in the department.