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WOU Mathematics Department News and Activities

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Events

The Putnam Exam is the first Saturday in December ( Putnam home).
If you are interested please contact Scott Beaver ( beavers@wou.edu) or Matt Nabity ( nabitym@wou.ed). 
Mathematics Fall Alumni Get Together (3rd Annual), University House, Friday, October 11, 2013
Sonia Kovalevsky Day for High School Girls, Saturday, March 1, 2014
Mathematics Spring Picnic, Thursday, June 5, 2014, WOU's Gentle House

Math Club Information

See the WOU Math Club Web Page

(Undergraduates in) Mathematics Scholarship Winners

Scholarship page and information

Charlie Dolezal and Ernie and LaVerne Cummins Scholarships
2013-2014 awardees: Lorena Avila Perez, Camarie Campfield, Andy Fry, and Jillian Johnson

Special note: Long time friend, colleague and supporter of the Mathematics Department, Charlie Dolezal is the winner of this year's Alumni Award of Excellence!

Π Μ Ε (The National Mathematics Honor Society)

To learn about how students qualify for membership for Π Μ Ε at Western Oregon University, click here.

To learn more about Π Μ Ε, visit the national Π Μ Ε home page.

Congratulations to Andy Fry who won the Pi Mu Epsilon Outstanding Scholarship second prize at the 2014 Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium for his talk on Abelian Sandpiles.

Student News

Academic Excellence Showcase 2014

Western Oregon University mathematics majors will present their senior projects and senior capstone projects at the 2014 WOU Academic Excellence Showcase. Details TBA

Conferences and Papers 2013-2014

Molly Stubbliefield'13, pursuing her Ph.D. in the Mathematics program at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma has had her paper "Nowhere-zero k-flows on graphs" written by Matthias Beck, Alyssa Cuyjet, Gordon Kirby, Molly Stubblefield, and Michael Young accepted for publication in Annals of Combinatorics.

Employment News

Emily Trigg BS '10 MAT '11 is the math teacher at Woodburn Success Alternative High School.

Graduate School News
WOU students off to graduate school for fall term 2014:
Current graduate school news:
Projects
REUs Summer 2014 (check out the Summer Program for Undergraduates page)

Andy Fry '15 accepted an offer from the San Diego State University Mathematics Research Experience for Undergraduates to study Numerical Semigroups summer 2014.

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