Pennsylvania Xi
Saint Joseph's University
2003-2004 Chapter Report


Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Professor Paul Klingsberg

President: Chris Dugan

Vice Presidents: Joe Flannick, Bev Ketchum, Jenny Lyons

Number of New Members Inducted:


Number of Continuing Members:


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


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

Students helped organize a very successful Math Awareness Day(April 2). It included several good student presentations,a guest lecture on the mathematics of juggling (GregWarrington of Penn), several exhibits involving perspective, andseveral math activities (eg hexaflexagons). Lunchand tea were served.

The induction (set for Apr. 30) will include a lectureon the mathematics of mirrors (Andy Hicks of Drexel).

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. :

Matt Zawistowski is completing first year of graduatework at Lehigh (Ph.D., math)Kevin Dietzler gave a presentation on his senior researchat the Joint Meetings last Jan.Chris Dugan displayed a poster on his senior researchat the Joint Meetings last Jan.