Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Colorado State’s Annual Math Day Competition

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, Nov. 1, in the main ballroom at Colorado State’s Lory Student Center.

– General meeting: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

– PROBE examination: 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.

– Team competition: 11:20 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

– General meeting:  2:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

DETAILS: The 31st annual Math Day Competition draws approximately 400 students from Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska high schools. Hosted by the Colorado State’s Department of Mathematics, students participate in a written PROBE exam (Problems Requiring Original and Brilliant Efforts).

Students compete for scholarships and prizes, including desktop and laptop computers. The top 10 winners receive mathematics scholarships to Colorado State. Small school and large school team competitions will be highlight of the day with the brightest young students competing against one another.

During the awards ceremony, the College of Natural Sciences, along with the Department of Mathematics, will recognize Carl D. Meyer with an alumni award. He is currently a professor at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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