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20 years of MHSSAA

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Minority High School Scholars Actuarial Academy (MHSSAA), the oldest continuous academy in the nation to introduce the actuarial profession to...
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15-year-old student racks up straight A’s at Illinois State

Now 15, Annabelle Shaffer has taken six classes and is planning to return for more in the fall 2015 semester. She’s earned straight A’s and made the Dean’s List in the spring 2015 semester.

Emerging as national force in biomathematics

Along with an international journal and hosting the largest biomathematics conference in the nation, Illinois State is spearheading a quickly growing consortium of universities dedicated to...

Math Party set for April 15 in Stevenson Hall

If you've thought about becoming a math major or wondered what career opportunities are available to math majors, please come and join us.
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Mathematics professor Olcay Akman receives prestigious award

Mathematics professor Olcay Akman has been awarded the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award by the Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
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Video: Being an actuarial science major at Illinois State

Illinois State’s actuarial science program has a national reputation. But it’s the on-campus support system that impresses junior Mike Paradiso the most.
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Research and Honors

Publications, presentations, performances and more from Illinois State faculty and staff.
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Students team up for ISU’s Humans of New York spinoff

Humans of Illinois State has struck a chord on campus. Run by students Jessica Manzella and Danny Zeh, its Facebook page has already reached 2,700 likes since launching in February.
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Video: ISU math robots help cancer clinic kids

Ph.D. student Megan Nickels wants to know how children with cancer and other chronic illness can learn math through educational robotics.