The Beling lecture series in mathematics at IWU brings researchers from all around
the world. It provides an opportunity for students to see cutting edge research in
various areas of mathematics. The Beling lectures for 2019-20 are:
November 1, 2019: A Matter of Gravity. Prof. Steven Krantz, Washington University in St. Louis.
January 16, 2020: Introduction to Chemical Reaction Network Theory. Tung Nguyen '16, University of Wisconsin -- Madison.
February 13, 2020: The Favorite Sites of Random Walks. Prof. Steven Noren, Illinois Wesleyan University.
March 2020: Title TBA. Prof. Bruce Berndt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
This is one of the most challenging math exams in the world. Undergraduates all across
the US and Canada participate. Prof. Shallue has organized a weekly practice session
through the fall 2019 semester.
The MATH Challenge
This is a regional team-based math contest. Once again, Prof. Shallue has organized
practice sessions for the IWU team. If you are interested, then we are looking for
more teammates. Contact Prof. Shallue in the Computer Science department. Side note:
IWU has taken first place before.