The Spring 2014 Meeting of the MD-DC-VA section of the MAA
will be held at James Madison University, on April 25-26, 2014.
On Friday Laura Taalman of James Madison University will run workshops on 3D printing, and Roland Minton of Roanoke College will
give the banquet address, Mathematical Mystery Tour.
The Saturday morning address,
Three Things That Don't Really Go Together, will be given by Matthew Pons of North Central College, and the Saturday Afternoon
Address, The Lamp Lighting Problem, will be given by Bruce Torrence of Randolph-Macon College.
We will be electing new officers at the Spring meeting. The current list of nominees is below.
- Chair Elect: John Hamman, Montgomery College, MD
- Treasurer:Brian Lins, Hampden-Sydney College, VA (second term)
- New Faculty Coordinator: Jill Dunham, Hood College, MD (second term)
- At-Large Executive Committee Member: William Ethan Duckworth, Loyola University Maryland
- 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.
- Student Paper Contest in the History of Mathematics
The History of Mathematics SIGMAA is holding its eleventh annual student paper contest in the history of mathematics. Winners
receive a one-year student membership in the MAA and the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, as well
as selected historical titles from Johns Hopkins University Press. The deadline for submissions is March 19, 2014.
See the contest flier for more details.
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
- The Fall 2013 Newsletter
is online. Fall Meeting at Hampden-Sydney and Longwood, Section Reports, Undergraduate Research, New Faculty,
Awards, Publications, Transitions, and more.
Congratulations to Adrian Rice of Randolph-Macon College, the 2013 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 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
- Spring 2014: James Madison University, April 25-26, 2014
- Fall 2014: Bowie State University, November 7-8, 2014