Math that Matters: Math for the Modern World, the title of VMI’s proposed Quality Enhancement Plan, aims to introduce cadets majoring in the humanities and other programs to mathematical thinking.
The numbers don't lie. Over the past 10 years, the Department of Applied Mathematics has seen a surge in cadet interest.
Ross Schmeisser '18 and Chen Chun-Hao '18 did summer research to develop content for new math courses aimed at 4th Class cadets.
College students need textbooks. But it’s no secret that the cost has been a thorn in the side of students for years. Col. Greg Hartman is among pioneering professors nationally developing e-textbooks, his for calculus. With the price of the book starting at free, cost is no longer a problem.
One cadet's summer research project uses simulations executed on a video game to determine the value of positions on the football field.
VMI’s Department of Applied Mathematics was named the No. 8 such department in the nation in a listing published on the "USA Today" website yesterday.