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Mathematical Association of America
Southern California-Nevada Section
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We enjoyed seeing you and hearing some great math at the Spring 2017 SoCal-Nev Section Meeting!
Over 200 people attended the spring meeting that was held jointly with the Preparing Undergraduates through Mentoring towards Ph.D.s (PUMP) Math program. The featured invited speakers Daniel Katz, German Enciso, and Mohammad Omar. Over 90 students participated by presenting close to 50 posters, and 30 presentations.
Save the date....
Fall 2017 SoCal-Nev Section Meeting
When? Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00am-5:00pm
Where? Chapman University
The meeting will include Contributed Paper Sessions and Invited Talks, including one by our 2017 MAA Section Teaching Award Winner Darryl Yong.
Darryl Yong wins the 2017 MAA Section Teaching Award!
Our 2017 Section Teaching Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics goes to Darryl Yong of Harvey Mudd College. Dr. Yong has a lengthy record of innovative and caring teaching at Harvey Mudd College. He has shown a consistent commitment to inclusive pedagogy in his own classes and in his scholarship on secondary math education. He co-founded the nonprofit Math for America Los Angeles which supports local teachers though professional development. Most recently, he became the inaugural director of the new Center for Teaching and Learning at the Claremont Colleges. You can read more at his blog profteacher.com.
Did you know...
...that the SoCalNv Section of the MAA had its first meeting in 1925? Read about SoCalNv MAA Section History (pdf) in this article written for the Spring 2000 meeting program by Ernie Solheid.
Help Write Our Section History!
Do you have a special memory of an MAA Southern California Section meeting, event, or
personality? Please share it with Ernie Solheid esolheid @ fullerton.edu.