Bloomsburg University junior math major Luke Vuksta won 6th place at the national finals of the Problem Solving Competition held at the MAA Mathfest conference in Columbus, Ohio, this summer. In this competition each contestant was required to solve a series of mathematical problems.Approximately 400 colleges and universities across the country participated in the Problem Solving Competition.
Pictured is Dr. William Calhoun, assistant chair and professor of Mathematical and Digital Sciences and Luke Vuksta.
What Is MAA MathFest?
The annual summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America is the largest summertime gathering of mathematicians. MAA MathFest draws mathematicians from all over the world who come together to celebrate mathematics. It features great exposition of mathematics as well as numerous sessions devoted to all aspects of collegiate mathematics, undergraduate teaching, and curriculum.