News from the Campuses of . . .
BUTLER UNIVERSITY - Indianapolis, Indiana
The BU student MAA club will be hosting its annual Math Scavenger Hunt
on Feb 12th. The Hunt is designed for local high school students. Each
schools' teams compete for prizes by working math riddles,brain-teasers and appropriately challenging problems. The problems are
developed by the MAA student members, and the members organize and
manage the entire event. This year, the Scavenger Hunt will be
dedicated to Mackenzie Stuart. She was the vice-president of our
student chapter, and she was killed in a car accident on January 22nd.
"This one is for Mack!"
TAYLOR UNIVERSITY - Upland, Indiana
Matt DeLong is completing his term as the chair of the ACMS
(Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences).
Ron Benbow and Jeremy Case are on Sabbatical for the spring of 2011.
Jeremy Case has finished his term at Taylor as the Associate Dean for General Education.
UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE - Evansville, Indiana
In January 2010, Prof. Talitha Washington was named Editor of the NAM
WABASH COLLEGE - Crawfordsville, Indiana
In December, Prof. Chad Westphal was awarded tenure, and he will be
promoted to the rank of associate professor effective 1 July 2011.
Prof. Westphal received his undergraduate degree in engineering physics
and mathematics from Oral Roberts University, his masters in applied
mathematics from the University of Tulsa, and his Ph.D. in applied
mathematics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prof. Westpahl
joined the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Wabash in
2004 and has taught numerous mathematics and computer science courses