Dan Burns has been involved with the Buea International Conference on the Mathematical Sciences from the beginning when the planning meetings began four years ago in Ann Arbor. The mathematics … Continue reading
Since he was a graduate student, Nkem Khumbah has been trying to think of ways to use his expertise in mathematics to serve Africa. He considered teaching in Africa, but … Continue reading
A billboard on the campus of the University of Buea in Cameroon.
Women sell plantains at a roadside market near the University of Buea in Cameroon. The starchy bananas are a staple of the Cameroonian diet and were served at almost all … Continue reading
Her dream is to work in Cameroon’s insurance industry. But Laura Ndayong’s master’s degree program doesn’t offer the classes in financial actuarial mathematics that she needs to pursue her goal. … Continue reading
Near the end of a conference, people run low on clean clothes, and if a hotel offers you a free polo shirt, it’s hard to turn it down.