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Computer Science, Math & Physics

Celebrating 50 Years – Bushman Planetarium

2020-05-12T15:00:54-05:00May 11th, 2020|Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features|

Editor’s note: In the fall of 2019, Missouri Western’s present-day campus and the four-year college celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of the celebration, we look back at the Bushman Planetarium that was part of the campus right from the start. When Missouri Western was planning its new campus west [...]

Math Pathways to a Degree

2020-05-12T15:06:06-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics|

In 2014, Dr. Jennifer Hegeman, professor of mathematics and chair of the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics; was selected for a state task force to create college-level mathematics courses that could serve as alternatives to College Algebra and be more aligned with student majors. The result of the [...]

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree

2019-09-05T11:44:53-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Magazine|

Students have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity in five years, thanks to an accelerated program in the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics. Those working on a bachelor’s degree in computer science or applied computer technology may take up to 12 graduate credit hours in [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Western Institute|

Computer science students bring home the hardware Students brought home a record number of awards from the Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in St. Louis last spring. The 31 students earned two first-place awards, two second-place awards, two third-place and four honorable mentions in [...]

Missouri Western Receives Largest Grant in its History

2019-06-12T10:23:57-05:00January 6th, 2017|Biology, Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features|

The National Science Foundation awarded the largest grant in University history – $1,106,896 – to two Missouri Western professors, Dr. Todd Eckdahl, professor of biology, and Dr. Jeff Poet, professor of mathematics, and two Davidson College (North Carolina) colleagues, Dr. A. Malcolm Campbell, professor of biology, and Dr. Laurie Heyer, [...]

Student garners historic first for Missouri Western

2019-06-12T10:24:02-05:00May 6th, 2016|College of Liberal Arts and Science, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features, Magazine|

When Ian Watson graduates this month, he will hold the distinction of being the first student at Missouri Western to have passed two actuarial exams before graduation. Dr. Steve Klassen, associate professor of mathematics who has been at Missouri Western since 1995, said he is not aware of any other [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:23:14-05:00January 8th, 2016|Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Music, School of Fine Arts|

Elise Hepworth, associate professor of art and director of choral studies, was named artistic director of the St. Joseph Community Chorus, the largest all-volunteer performing organization in northwest Missouri. She received a bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University, a master’s in music education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City [...]