Mount Mercy's ExploreU introduces middle-school girls to STEM
April 29, 2014 - 11:36am
For the third year, Mount Mercy University will host ExploreU@MMU World of Technology, a week-long summer program for middle-school girls interested in math and computer science.  Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Elizabeth Kleiman, assistant professor of computer science, will coordinate this year’s program thanks to support from a Tensor Women and Mathematics Grant through the Mathematical Association of America.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics presents at Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium
April 11, 2014 - 2:46pm
Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics, will be a plenary speaker at this year’s Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium (MUMS) in Indianola on April 11, 2014. MUMS is one of the largest math conferences in the region, and is designed to foster student engagement and growth in the realms of mathematical sciences. Mount Mercy faculty and students have led peer discussion in past years, but the 2014 event marks the first year Dr. Stehnova will address all symposium attendees.
Math Day at Mount Mercy University
October 18, 2013 - 10:48am
High school students from area schools attended the 16th Annual Mount Mercy Mathematics Contest on October 18, 2013 and competed in a variety of math challenges in areas such as speed, accuracy and story problems. Twenty-five teams totaling 100 students represented some of the best mathmatical talent among nine Eastern Iowa high schools.
Jitka Stehnova
June 10, 2013 - 11:13am
A recent edition of the Czech Heritage Foundation’s Newsletter, Naše České Dědictví, featured Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics at Mount Mercy University.
March 4, 2013 - 10:28am
Mount Mercy University will offer ExploreU@MMU '13 World of Technology from June 4 - 8 on the Mount Mercy University campus. The one-week summer program is tailored for young girls completing sixth, seventh and eighth grades, and designed to provide fun while learning about science and math.
May 3, 2012 - 4:21pm
Mount Mercy University welcomed more than 50 participants of all ages during the inaugural STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Moms’ Night Out presentation on April 23.

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