Ten students and one professor were initiated into ESU's Kappa Mu Epsilon chapter. KME is a mathematics honor society.

Seven students and two professors attended the North Central Regional KME Convention in Kearney, Nebraska. Brian Mosier placed second with his talk, "Nowcasting the Flu," at the event.

Brandon Schrader, Economics and Psychology; Kandace Miller, Mathematics Education; and Dallas Shafer (not pictured), Mathematics and Business Education, became the department's newest Shepherd Scholars. They received a $1,200 scholarship.

Seven Mathematics and Economics students were nominated for the Newberg Outstanding Senior Award. They are: Peyton Wingert, Jeana Johnson, Elliot McNelly, Brian Mosier, Stephanie Albert, Rachel Eck & Joshua Meigs (not pictured).

Dr. Qiang Shi received the 2016 KS MAA Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics Award during the 2016 MAA Kansas section meeting at Fort Hays State University. Dr. Joe Yanik, Section Governor, presented the award.

Liang Peng, an ESU Economics graduate, talks to professor Rob Catlett's class. Peng received his M.S. in Statistics from KSU and is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Utah State University. He has received an offer to work for Yahoo!.