On Friday, Keith Mellinger of the University of Mary Washington will run a workshop on the Magma computational algebra system, and Caren Diefenderfer (Hollins University), Betty Mayfield (Hood College), and Jon Scott (emeritus, Montgomery College) will give the banquet address, The MD-DC-VA Section: The First 100 Years.
The Saturday morning address,
Extreme Calculus, will be given by Paul Zorn of St. Olaf College, and the Saturday Afternoon
Address, Euler in Two Acts, will be given by William Dunham of Bryn Mawr College.
Please note that hotels can be pricey in the Baltimore area, so you are encouraged to take advantage of the MAA group rates before they expire in early October. See the hotels page for more.
Congratulations to Caren Diefenderfer of Hollins University, who will be given the Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for teaching effectiveness that has been shown to have had influence beyond one's own institution. The award will be formally presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta in January 2017, where Caren will also give a talk. She was the recipient of the 2015 John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of our Section. Here is the award citation.
Congratulations to Mary Nelson of George Mason University, the 2016 winner of the
John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching!
Spring meeting highlights - The Spring 2016 Meeting of the
MD-DC-VA section of the MAA was held at Montgomery College Germantown, on April 15-16, 2016.
The Fall 2015 Newsletter
is online. Highlights include: Fall meeting at St. Mary's College, Section Reports, News, and more.
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.
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