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MAA Iowa Section Newsletter
Fall 2017

This is the web edition of the Iowa Section Newsletter. To receive a printed copy of the newsletter or to make suggestions/comments, please contact the editor, Joy Becker,

Note that this newsletter is very brief, since not much information was submitted.


2017 Iowa Section Teaching Award

Chris Spicer of Morningside College was awarded the 2017 MAA Iowa Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics.

Nominations for the 2018 MAA Iowa Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics are now being accepted. Please send any questions to Section Secretary, Susan Crook,

Iowa Collegiate Mathematics Competition and Competition Coordinator

The traveling trophy was presented at the fall section meeting to Grinnell College, winner of the 23rd annual competition in 2017. The 2018 competition will be held February 17 at Grinnell. See the contest page for further information.

Ruth Berger was recognized for her years of service as coordinator. The search for a new coordinator is in progress.

For questions or comments, contact the competition coordinator, Ruth Berger.
Luther College

Dates of Importance

January 10-13, 2018 - JMM in San Diego, CA.

February 17, 2018 - Iowa Collegiate Mathematics Competition Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.

August 1-4, 2018 - MathFest in Denver, CO.

October TBA, 2018 - Annual Meeting of the Iowa Section, Morningside College, Sioux City, IA.