Fall 2020 MAA-NJ Online Section Meeting

Saturday, October 24 2020




Congratulations to all for a successful online meeting.

MAA-NJ Fall 2020 Meeting Program 


MAA/AMS Book Sales:
There is a virtual book sale for Fall section meetings for AMS published books.
There is no discount code associated with the sale; prices are open to all and good until 11/25/2020.
The following is a list of sale prices for Titles on Display 
Information will also be posted at https://bookstore.ams.org/books-on-sale


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.

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


GSUMC
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   deepak.bal@montclair.edu,
Lee Collins   collinsn@rowan.edu, or
Ik Jae Lee   leei@rowan.edu


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:
http://bluehawk.monmouth.edu/~smarshal/NJ-NExT.html


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


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


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:
http://www.ams.org/mr-database


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 dirckupt@gmail.com