The Spring 2017 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA section of the MAA
will be held at Frostburg State University on April 28-29, 2017.
The Friday afternoon workshop, How to use as much inquiry as you're comfortable with in your calculus class, will be given by Cassie Williams, Amy Ksir, and Mitch Keller. Laura Taalman will give the Friday evening banquet address, FAIL: A Mathematician's Apology.
The Saturday morning address, A Voyager from the Fourth Dimension will be given by Paul Humke of St. Olaf and Washington & Lee. The Saturday afternoon address, Frosting Fairness, Finally! will be given by Alissa Crans of Loyola Marymount University.
The Section is saddened by the death of former Section Governor Caren Diefenderfer. We will honor her at our upcoming spring meeting. See here for her obituary from the Roanoke Times.
The Spring 2017 Newsletter
is online. Highlights include: Spring meeting at Frostburg State University, Governor's Report, A Review of Algebra in Context, News, and More.
The wonderful document of our section's history prepared by Caren Diefenderfer, Betty Mayfield, and Jon Scott is now available online. We also have a copy of the powerpoint from their banquet address at the fall meeting.
Fall meeting highlights - The Fall 2016 Meeting of the
MD-DC-VA section of the MAA was held at Johns Hopkins University, on November 5-6, 2016.
Congratulations to Mary Nelson of George Mason University, the 2016 winner of the
John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching!
Below is our video featuring interviews with members of the section. Thanks to Caren Diefenderfer for putting it all together!
Book Sale Notice:
Since Spring 2013, all section members have been able to receive their section meeting
discount on books online.
Section History: The section is currently accumulating information on section history.
We are interested in information and stories about section meetings, summer
workshops, people, newsletters and institutions. If you have anything to contribute,
please contact Betty Mayfield, Jon Scott, or Caren Diefenderfer, or email the webmaster.
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