The Spring 2015 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA section of the MAA
will be held on April 24-25, 2015 at Roanoke College. Note that the date for the spring meeting
is one week later than the date that was originally announced last fall.
On Friday afternoon, Caren Diefenderfer of Hollins University and Meagan Herald of VMI will run a
workshop on building a Menger sponge by folding business cards. On Friday evening, Tim Chartier of
Davidson College will give the banquet address,
Linear Thinking: from bracketology to computer graphics.
The Saturday morning address, The Symmetric Group and Fair Division: Does Knowledge Matter?,
will be given by Brian Hopkins of St. Peter's University, and the Saturday Afternoon Address, Geometry: Old and New,
will be given by Will Traves of the U.S. Naval Academy.
Genevieve Knight of Coppin State University is the 2015 IPC Recipient of Dr. Etta Z. Falconer Award for Mentoring &
Commitment to Diversity. Dr. Knight received the award at the Infinite Possibilities Conference in Corvallis, Oregon.
Shown is Dr. Knight with Dr. Sastry Pantula, Dean of the College of Science at Oregon State University, formerly of the NSF.
- Nominations are now being accepted for the Fall 2015 Sister Helen Christensen Service Award
Nomination letters are due June 30th, 2015.
Congratulations to Bud Brown of Virginia Tech, the 2014 winner of the
Sister Helen Christensen Service Award!
- Fall meeting highlights - The Fall 2014 Meeting of the
MD-DC-VA section of the MAA was held at Bowie State University, on November 7-8, 2014.
- The Fall 2014 Newsletter
is online. Highlights include: Fall meeting at Bowie State, Section Reports, News, Events, and more.
- Congratulations to Roland Minton of Roanoke College, the 2014 winner of the
John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching!
- 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 Karen Diefenderfer, or email the webmaster.
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Future Meeting Locations and Dates
- Spring 2015: Roanoke College, April 24-25, 2015
- Fall 2015: St. Mary's College of Maryland, November 6-7, 2015