The Fall 2014 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA section of the MAA
will be held at Bowie State University, on November 7-8, 2014.
On Friday afternoon, Gwyneth Whieldon of Hood College will run a workshop on integrating tablets into the mathematics classroom. On Friday evening, Craig Bauer of York College of Pennsylvania will
give the banquet address, Unsolved: History's Greatest Ciphers.
The Saturday morning address,
Computable Mathematics, will be given by Valentina Harizanov of the George Washington University, and the Saturday Afternoon
Address, Cannonballs, Triangles, and Secrets: An introduction to elliptic curve cryptography, will be given by Larry Washington of the University of Maryland.
- Nominations for the John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching
are now being accepted. The awardee will be honored at the Spring 2015 meeting of the Section and will be widely recognized and acknowledged within the Section.
The awardee will also be the official Section nominee for the 2016 MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College
or University Teaching of Mathematics.
Congratulations to Roland Minton of Roanoke College, the 2014 winner of the
John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching!
- Nominations for the Sister Helen Christensen
Service Award are now being accepted.
Nominations can be sent to any of the committee members.
See the guidelines for nominations
for more information.
- Spring 2014 Meeting Highlights
- The Spring 2014 Newsletter
is online. Spring Meeting at JMU, Section Reports, Math Awareness Month 2014, AMC5 Contest, Awards, Publications, Events, and more.
Raina Robeva of Sweet Briar College Wins Statewide Recognition
The Outstanding Faculty Awards are the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at
Virginia's public and private colleges and universities. These awards recognize
superior accomplishments in teaching, research, and public service.
See the press release for more.
- Fall 2013 Meeting Highlights
- Book Sale Notice:
Since Spring 2013, all section members have been able to receive their section meeting
discount on books online.
- Section History Blog:
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 make a comment in the appropriate post.
- The 2013 Section Governors Presentation
- MAA Awards, Prizes, and Lecturers Committee Information:
Information about committee chairs and nomination deadlines for MAA awards.
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Future Meeting Locations and Dates
- Fall 2014: Bowie State University, November 7-8, 2014
- Spring 2015: Hollins University and Roanoke College, April 17-18, 2015
- Fall 2015: St. Mary's College of Maryland, November 6-7, 2015