Barbara Ward and Keeley White, Mathematics Department faculty, along several Belmont students recently attended the University of Tennessee Mathematics Department’s Sixth Annual Undergraduate Math Conference on April 21 in Knoxville, Tenn. This conference gave undergraduate students a chance to present their mathematical research and to meet other undergraduates and hear about their research. This conference was sponsored by the University of Tennessee Mathematics Department and the National Science Foundation.
Students in Barbara Ward’s Regression Analysis class attended the conference as part of the class and presented their research. Alina Lepkowski and Angela Gaetano did a presentation together titled, “Exploring Artistic and Creative Interests of Students.” Alice Curtis did a presentation titled, “Colossal Corn.” At the poster session Brad Weaver presented “A Regression Analysis of the American Frown” and Megan McElmurray presented “Predicting an Incoming College Freshman’s Major”.
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