By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications There’s an intrinsic beauty Jia Huang sees in mathematics. The University of Nebraska at Kearney associate professor enjoys the process of analyzing a problem, then developing ways to attack it. “And if I’m lucky enough, I have the answer in the end,” he said. That’s another draw. In math, there’s usually a definite answer. You’re either right or wrong. “Even without any application, sometimes the result itself already … [Read more...] about Applying Algebra: Jia Huang sees beauty of mathematics, student research

# Mathematics

## Math partnership a win-win for UNK, Kearney Public Schools

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is partnering with Kearney Public Schools to help the local school district implement new math curriculum. UNK worked with KPS to create a one-time graduate course that will focus on math instruction with a direct connection to the curriculum KPS is adopting next fall at its elementary and middle schools. About 30 educators from KPS will take the course in late May and mid-July before … [Read more...] about Math partnership a win-win for UNK, Kearney Public Schools

## UNK hosts Kappa Mu Epsilon regional convention

University of Nebraska at Kearney was the host site for Kappa Mu Epsilon’s North Central Regional Convention April 1-2. Kappa Mu Epsilon is a national mathematics honorary society. The event included 59 students and faculty, representing KME chapters from eight universities, including: Pittsburg State, Emporia State, Washburn, Central Missouri, Truman State, Evangel, Union and University of Nebraska at Kearney. Seven student abstracts for papers were submitted and … [Read more...] about UNK hosts Kappa Mu Epsilon regional convention