Nebraska Alpha
Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln
2003-2004 Chapter Report


 

Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Professor Allan Donsig and Professor Jamie Radcliffe

President: Brandy Hobbs

Vice-President: Rose Yao

Secretary: Elizabeth Green

Treasurer: Hoa Phu Tran

Number of New Members Inducted:

7

Number of Continuing Members:

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Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in Providence, Rhode Island?

1. We held a True/False math contest, Math Mayhem, for the third time. About fifteen students participated and four students divided $175 in prizes (thanks to the UNL Math Dept and the PME Matching Prize fund for providing the prize money).

2. We had a talk in the fall by Professor Mark Brittenham on Knots.

Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:

No.

Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences. :

5 members presented original research at Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference in April 2004.

Graduates have been accepted to various programs at UNC-Chapel Hill, Cornell University, University of Hawaii, and Ohio University.