Congratulations to all for a successful online meeting.

The following five people successfully completed this meeting's puzzle contest (in alphabetical order):

Amanda Beecher
Robert Graham
Jennifer Kolb
Rebeca Lufi
Summer Pirro

The winner was chosen at random from these contestants and the prize, a copy of the book
Math Infused Sudoku, goes to Jennifer Kolb.

MAA-NJ Fall 2020 Meeting Program 

Below are some of the presentations:

The Definition of a Mathematician
Plenary Workshop lead by Rosalie Bélanger-Rioux

Reducing Anxiety in Online Learning Environments in STEM Fields
Presented by Krassi Lazarova and Kathy Turrisi, Centenary University
at the contributed paper session on Online Teaching.

Presented by Liz Uptegrove, Felician University
Recreational Mathematics contributed Paper Session

The Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference is held in conjunction with the MAA-NJ
Spring Meeting. It includes poster and oral presentation sessions for undergraduate students,
as well as a team mathematics-problem competition. To volunteer, contact:

Deepak Bal,
Lee Collins, or
Ik Jae Lee

Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) is a professional development
program for relatively new college-level faculty sponsored by the Mathematical
Association of America (MAA).

Information about the New Jersey section of NExT (NJ-NExT) is available at:

Nominate a good teacher for the New Jersey MAA section's teaching award.
Nominations should be sent to the Section secretary, Zhixiong Chen, at

Spread the word
Do you have interesting math facts, information, photos, etc. to share? Send them to our
social media coordinator, Grace Cook at:

Check out the upcoming events at:  

An interesting video about the history and function of Mathematical Reviews:

An Introduction to Mathematical Reviews

The web page for Mathematical Reviews (which includes the aformentioned video) can be found at:

Upcoming National Meetings:

The 2021 Joint Mathematics Meeting will be virtual meeting January 6-9, 2021.

MAA MathFest 2021 is scheduled to be held in Sacramento, CA, August 4-7, 2021.

Please direct your questions and suggestions regarding MAA-NJ official website to Dirck Uptegrove at